JAIL SENTENCE

  • Pakistani actress Veena Malik shocked at conviction for blasphemy; says her faith in the country's judicial system still intact 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Dubai: Pakistani actress Veena Malik has expressed "shock" at a Pakistan court sentencing her and her husband, among others, to 26 years in jail on blasphemy charges. However, she says her faith in the country's judicial system is intact and she plans to take the fight for justice forward. An anti-terrorism...
  • Berlusconi masterminded tax evasion plan, says Italian court August 30, 2013

    Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was the mastermind behind a complex system of tax evasion by his holding company Fininvest, Italy's highest appeals court said on Thursday. The Court of Cassation, which published the reasons for its decision earlier in August 2013 to uphold Berlusconi's conviction for tax fraud, pulled no...
  • Spotfixing a closed chapter of my life: Asif May 4, 2012

    Karachi: Banned Pakistan pacer Mohammed Asif believes that with the completion of his jail sentence for spotfixing, one of the most difficult phases of his life has hopefully come to an end. "I was punished and I have served my time and now this chapter is closed for me," Asif...
  • Amir return would be great, says Dravid March 21, 2012

    London: Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has got some muchneeded support from Indian batting great Rahul Dravid, who feels it would be "great" if the youngster manages to make a comeback after serving a fiveyear ban for spotfixing. The 19yearold was recently released from prison after completing half of a sixmonth...
  • Defiant Kaneria vows to clear his name February 18, 2012

    Karachi: Under the cloud of the spotfixing controversy, Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to do everything in his control to get his name cleared in the scandal, which has led to the jail sentence of County bowler Mervyn Westfield. Former Essex fast bowler Westfield was handed over a jail sentence...
  • Misbah noncommittal on reduction of Aamer ban February 3, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq said on Thursday that he was saddened by the case of former paceman Mohammad Aamer, who was released from a jail in Britain this week after pleading guilty to corruption and spotfixing. The 19yearold was freed from Portland Prison in England on Wednesday after serving half...
  • Amir allowed to appeal against jail sentence November 11, 2011

    London: Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Amir was given permission at a London court on Friday to appeal against his sixmonth jail sentence for his part in the spotfixing betting scam. The fast bowler, 19, was sentenced to serve six months in a British young offenders' institute last week after pleading guilty to...
  • Britney Spears' exboyfriend Adnan Ghalib jailed November 22, 2009

    Los Angeles: A celebrity photographer who briefly dated Britney Spears at the height of her career meltdown was sentenced to 45days in jail on Friday after clashing with an official trying to serve him a restraining order. Adnan Ghalib, 37, one of the paparazzi who trailed Spears night and day in...
  • Sukhram to appeal against his 3year jail term in HC February 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Union Communications Minister Sukhram on Wednesday said he will approach the Delhi High Court against his conviction and threeyears' jail sentence awarded by a Delhi Court for amassing illegal assets worth Rs 4.25 crore. "My lawyers will go through the judgement and I will...
  • Ansals sentenced to 2 yrs in jail for Uphaar fire November 23, 2007

    New Delhi: A Delhi sessions court on Friday sentenced real estate tycoons Gopal Ansal and Sushil Ansal to two years' imprisonment in connection with the Uphaar cinema fire, which had claimed 59 lives. Pronouncing the quantum of punishment for the Ansals and 10 other people convicted in the case, the sessions...
  • SoliSibal verbal duel over jail term for Dutt August 7, 2007

    New Delhi: The jail term for Sanjay Dutt and the outpouring of support for the Bollywood star has pitted two top legal experts former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee and lawyer and Union minister Kapil Sibal in an unprecedented verbal duel with the latter accusing the former of bias...