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  • Malaysian man faces jail for sexually abusing 31 boys January 17, 2015

    Singapore: A 31-year-old Malaysian has been sentenced to 30 years in jail and 24 cane strokes for sexually grooming and assaulting 31 boys over a three year period in Singapore, the worst case of such offences in the city state. Yap Weng Wah, Malaysian engineer of Chinese origin, on Friday...
  • Young Tihar inmate dies in hospital, family alleges murder January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A 20-year-old inmate of Tihar jail died in wee hours on Tuesday at DDU hospital of West Delhi, with family alleging foul play in his death. Chandan Ray, who was arrested in a case of stalking, was admitted to the medical investigation room of the jail on Monday...
  • Principal held for issuing fake certificate to girl assaulted by Asaram January 10, 2015

    Pilibhit: The principal of a school in Shahjahanpur district has been arrested for issuing a fake age certificate for the minor girl who was allegedly sexually assaulted by self-styled godman Asaram, police said on Saturday. Sant Kripal, the principal of Sant Vivekanand Public School, was arrested for issuing the fake...
  • Pakistan court grants bail to 26/11 mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi but he may stay in jail January 9, 2015

    Islamabad: Yet again, a Pakistan civil court granted bail to 26/11 mastermind and Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi in a kidnapping case against a surety of Rs 2 lakh. While Lakhvi's bail application was being heard in the court, his counsel Rizwan Abbasi argued that his client was wrongly booked in...
  • Sanjay Dutt returns to jail in Pune, doesn't surrender and comes back to Mumbai January 9, 2015

    Pune/Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who returned to Yerawada Central Jail in Pune Thursday to serve the remainder of his term after 14-day-long furlough ended and there was no response to his request for an extension, however did not surrender. Maharashtra home ministry officials said that they were awaiting a reply...
  • Punjab and Haryana HC allows jail inmates to have sex with their married partners January 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: In a historic judgement, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday allowed jail inmates to have sex with their married partners. The court, in an order, held that the right of convicts and jail inmates to have conjugal visits or artificial insemination for progeny was a fundamental right....
  • Asaram to stay in jail, medical report says he does not need surgery January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: In a setback for self-styled godman Asaram, the Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of his bail plea for four weeks. A medical board which examined him said Asaram does not need surgery and can be treated with medication. Senior counsel Siddharth Luthra had urged the court...
  • Calling a Northeastern 'Chinki', 'Chinese' may land you in jail January 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Calling anyone 'Chinki', 'Chinese' or making any other derogatory remark relating to race, culture or physical appearance will land you in jail for up to five years, according to a proposal which the Home Ministry is considering. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said his ministry is considering the...
  • High security prison in Tihar gets computer lab December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Tihar Jail administration has set up a computer training centre in the high security prison, in an attempt to support and rehabilitate the prisoners. The computer lab was inaugurated by Delhi Prisons DG Alok Verma in the presence of DIG (Prisons) Mukesh Prasad, Jail Superintendent Rajesh Kumar and...
  • Maharashtra government to investigate furlough granted to Sanjay Dutt December 26, 2014

    Mumbai: There is no end to problems for actor Sanjay Dutt, it seems. Maharashtra government has decided to look into the furlough granted to the actor. He left Pune's Yerwada jail on Wednesday. As reported, this isn't the first time that Maharashtra home minister wants to look into the furlough...
  • Actor Sanjay Dutt back home for Christmas; has been granted a 14-day furlough by the Yerwada Central Jail authorities December 24, 2014

    Pune: Actor Sanjay Dutt has a reason to cheer this Christmas as he has been granted furlough by the Yerwada Jail. His application was sanctioned yesterday. The actor is serving a jail sentence in Yerwada Central Jail after being convicted under the Arms Act in 2013 in Mumbai bomb blast case....
  • Tihar inmates to get life insurance cover under Jan Dhan Yojna December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Inmates of Delhi's high-security Tihar jail will soon get life and accidental insurance cover as the prison administration, in collaboration with Indian Bank, has decided to get their accounts opened under the Jan Dhan Yojna. As per the scheme, the inmates will come under accidental insurance cover of Rs...
  • 54 Indian soldiers believed to be in Pakistani jails: Manohar Parrikar December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: At least 54 missing defence personnel of 1965 and 1971 wars are believed to be in custody in Pakistan, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament on Friday. However, Pakistan does not acknowledge the presence of any such personnel. "Fifty four (54) missing defence personnel of 1965 and 1971 wars, including...
  • Pakistan to keep Mumbai attack mastermind Lakhvi in jail under Maintenance of Public Order December 19, 2014

    Islamabad: Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi who was granted bail by an anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Thursday has been detained under the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) at Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail. A report by Pakistani news website Dawn.com said that the government has also decided to appeal against...
  • Pakistan to challenge 26/11 mastermind Lakhvi's bail; India conveys strong concern over court order December 19, 2014

    Islamabad: After widespread criticism over bail to dreaded terrorist Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi just two days after the massacre in a Peshawar school, Pakistan government is set to file a review petition in High Court seeking cancellation of the bail. Pakistan has also decided to keep the LeT operations commander in jail...
  • Intelligence inputs warn of suicide attack by LeT terrorists on Tihar jail, Delhi Police on high alert December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Security of Tihar jail has been beefed up after intelligence inputs were received of a suicide attack by terror outfit Lashkar e Toiba (LeT) to free jailed terrorists. Tihar jail already has a three-layer security apparatus which has now been enhanced further after the inputs. Delhi Police is...
  • Sahara awaits court verdict that may give jailed chief Subrata Roy freedom December 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Embattled conglomerate Sahara is readying for a court verdict on Wednesday that will determine if it can take on a new loan and refinance debt on its overseas hotels, including the Plaza in New York, to secure the release of its jailed chief. Sahara Chairman Subrata Roy has been...
  • Escaped SIMI members major security threat, CCTV shows them fleeing after Bijnor blast December 14, 2014

    New Delhi/Mumbai: As the five operatives of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) who escaped from a jail in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa in October 2013 emerge as the biggest internal security threat to India, CNN-IBN has accessed CCTV footage which shows the five fugitives after an explosion in Bijnor in...
  • Indian fisherman found dead in Pakistan jail December 12, 2014

    Karachi: A 30-year-old Indian fisherman has been found dead under mysterious circumstances in a jail, prompting Pakistani authorities to order a probe into the death. Devo Mand Kansaro, who was arrested in March by Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency for fishing in the Arabian sea, was found dead on Thursday in his...
  • Delhi rape: Accused Shiv Kumar Yadav sent to jail till December 24 December 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Court has sent the Uber cab driver, Shiv Kumar Yadav accused of raping a 25-year-old woman, in judicial custody till December 24. The accused was produced in a Delhi court on Thursday evening. Meanwhile, the company's Asia Pacific head was grilled by the Delhi Police on Wednesday. He was...
  • 17 prisoners escape while being taken to Chaibasa court; 14 police official suspended December 9, 2014

    Chaibasa: Over 17 prisoners on Tuesday tried to escape from jail van while they were being taken back from court to jail in Chaibasa, Jharkhand. In an attempt to stop the prisoners , police opened fire on them that left two of the absconding prisoner dead while three others critically injured....
  • IB sounds alert for 5 SIMI members led by Abu Faisal December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau has issued an all India alert for SIMI members who escaped from Madhya Pradesh Khandwa jail in 2013. The alert says Rajasthan, Karnataka and Maharashtra could be on terrorists' target. The intelligence agency has intercepted conversation from across border where Pakistan based organisations are heard collaborating...
  • Uber rape case accused a repeat offender, was earlier arrested in a sexual assault case in 2011: sources December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shocking details emerging from the probe reveal that Uber cab driver Shiv Kumar Yadav arrested for raping a 25-year-old finance executive in Gurgaon was arrested in 2011 as well on the charges of sexual assault. He had spent seven months in Tihar jail before being acquitted in the...
  • Sahara to sell Mumbai, Jodhpur land parcels for Rs 1,251 crore December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: After selling land in Gurgaon for Rs 1,211 crore recently, Sahara group is believed to have finalised two more land parcels deals - one in Mumbai and another in Jodhpur - for over Rs 1,250 crore. Besides, talks are in final stages for sale...
  • 38 Indian fishermen on fast unto death in Sri Lanka jail December 4, 2014

    Colombo: At least 38 Indian fishermen lodged in Sri Lanka's Jaffna prison for alleged poaching are on a fast unto death demanding their early release. The Indian consulate office in Jaffna has alerted the Indian High Commission officials here after the Indian prisoners began their protest in the jail, prison officials...
  • Morena: Man gets 10-year jail term for raping woman November 29, 2014

    Morena: A local court has awarded 10-year jail term to a man for raping a 21-year-old woman in Morena last year. The sentence was awarded on Friday by First Additional Sessions Judge AK Verma, who also handed down seven-year prison sentence to a woman who kept the victim captive at...
  • 40 Indian prisoners released from Karachi jail November 28, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan on Friday released 40 Indian prisoners, including fishermen, from a jail here, officials said. The release of the prisoners from Karachi's district jail Malir comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif warmly shook hands and exchanged pleasantries at the 18th SAARC Summit...
  • Pakistani actress Veena Malik shocked at conviction for blasphemy; says her faith in the country's judicial system still intact November 27, 2014

    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...
  • Sahara moves Supreme Court, seeks relief for Subrata Roy on deteriorating health condition November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sahara group moved Supreme Court on Tuesday and appealed for relief for its chief Subrata Roy on his deteriorating health condition. The Supreme Court has said that they can only direct Tihar jail to give necessary treatment to Roy. The move comes a day after the Central Board of...
  • Police recover 10,000 lathis, bullet-proof jackets from Rampal's ashram November 23, 2014

    Hisar: The police on Sunday recovered many bullet-proof jackets and nearly 10,000 lathis from arrested 'godman' Rampal's Satlok ashram in Hisar district of Haryana. The recoveries were made when the SIT team of Haryana Police took Rampal back to his ashram to open password-protected lockers. Even as sources say the...