Jail Term

  • Over 1,000 prisoners claim they have completed jail term, go on strike for release 03-02-2014 03:40 PM

    Over a thousand prisoners went on strike in different jails of Jharkhand on Monday demanding their release, with some also on hunger strike.Around 700 prisoners are sitting on strike in Jai Prakash Narayan Central Jail, 200 in Garwah jail and 140 in Medininagar jail. The prisoners, most of them lifers,...
  • No leadership crisis in RJD: Raghuvansh Prasad on Lalu's jail term 03-10-2013 05:13 PM

    Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh said party chief is being framed in the fodder scam. "This decision is a blow, but we won't be brought down by it. When our leader gets indicted in a scam like this every member comes together so the party doesn't suffer. There...
  • Ex Punjab DSP jailed for 35 years for abducting 7 persons 23-09-2013 08:03 PM

    In an unusual punishment, a former DSP and a constable of Punjab Police have been sentenced to 35 years each by the Supreme Court for abducting seven persons of a family in 1991 when terrorism was at its peak in the state. Though the court set aside the conviction of...
  • Delhi HC upholds man's 7-year jail term for robbing Rs 700 08-09-2013 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: A man's seven year jail-term, awarded by a trial court for committing a robbery of Rs 700, has been upheld by the Delhi High Court which noted that the convict had also caused severe injuries to the victim. Dismissing the appeal filed by Sagar against the trial court...
  • Govt defers law on SC verdict on tainted politicians 06-09-2013 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: The government has deferred passing a law overturning the Supreme Court order banning convicted and jailed politicians from contesting elections. The government wanted to amend the Representation of People's Act but lack of political consensus forced it to put the decision on hold. In a landmark judgement that...
  • Pakistan overturns jail term of doctor who helped find bin Laden 30-08-2013 12:10 AM

    Pakistan on Thursday overturned a 33-year jail term handed down to a doctor who helped CIA agents find al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, a decision which may result in a new trial. Shakil Afridi, hailed as a hero by US officials, was arrested after US special forces killed bin...
  • Man gets 4-year jail term for trying to rape minor 29-08-2013 05:49 PM

    A Delhi court has sentenced a 62-year-old man to four years in jail for trying to rape a three-and-a half-year-old girl, observing that such"nefarious" assaults are on the rise. Additional sessions judge Illa Rawat sentenced Narela resident Akroor to four years of rigorous imprisonment and said his act would have...
  • Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Sessions court likely to give order today 24-06-2013 07:45 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Sessions Court is likely to give its order in actor Salman Khan 2002 hit-and-run case on Monday. In February, a Magistrate Court had ordered that there is enough evidence to charge the 'Dabangg' actor with culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The actor had then challenged the...
  • Sanjay Dutt may get remissions as per the jail manual: KTS Tulsi 16-05-2013 07:02 PM

    As Sanjay Dutt surrenders today and begins a three-and-a-half-year jail term, will it act as a deterrent for those high and mighty people who think they can break the law and still get away? Criminal lawyer KTS Tulsi joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The learned...
  • I was sent by RAW but no one recognised me when I was in jail: Daniel 03-05-2013 03:47 PM

    Daniel hails from Gurdaspur district's Dadwain village and was apprehended by Pakistani rangers in 1993. He was jailed for over four years. He now pulls a rickshaw. He alleges that the Indian authorities who sent him across the border refused to recognise him and help him out once he was...
  • Jail term reduction on ground of long trial not justifiable: SC 21-04-2013 11:46 AM

    New Delhi: The agony faced by a person because of long trial cannot be a reason for a court to take a lenient view while punishing the accused and reduction of sentence merely on this ground is not justifiable, the Supreme Court has ruled. The court said that undue sympathy...
  • Butt and Amir to stay imprisoned 23-11-2011 06:29 PM

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  • Shiney gets 7 years in jail for raping his maid 31-03-2011 10:13 AM

    Actor Shiney Ahuja convicted, and sentenced to 7 years in jail by a Mumbai court on Wednesday, for raping his 20-year old maid. ...
  • Indian jailed in Pak to be freed after 27 yrs 27-03-2011 07:29 PM

    Gopal Dass, who has been in a Pakistani jail for the last 27 years, has been remitted for the remainder of his jail sentence by Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari. Dass was convicted of spying. ...
  • British bomb plotters jailed for life 30-04-2007 08:22 PM

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  • Cops jailed for accepting bribe 17-04-2007 11:39 PM

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  • Cambodian court sends 2 Germans to jail 10-03-2007 10:57 AM

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  • Enron's Causey gets 66-month jail term 16-11-2006 02:02 PM

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