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4,600 criminals let off in Britain: Indian-origin MP


September 14th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) An astounding 4,600 serial criminals in Britain last year got away with just police cautions or warnings, prompting Indian-origin MP Priti Patel to call on law ... Read more...

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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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Honduran journalist’s killer gets jail term of 28 years


September 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April ... Read more...

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Crime is the next big space on TV: Ekta Kapoor


September 7th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) She started the trend of saas-bahu sagas on the small screen and film and TV producer Ekta Kapoor believes that the next big thing ... Read more...

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Court hauls up Delhi Police for not implementing order


August 29th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to Delhi Police and the Department of Women and Child Development on a plea seeking implementation of Juvenile ... Read more...

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21 executed in a day in Iraq


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Iraq Tuesday carried out 21 executions for terrorism-related crimes, the justice ministry said.There were three women among those executed. Iraq has executed 91 people so far ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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Norwegian killer mulls autobiography


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is planning to write an autobiography, in which he would talk about at least two Norwegian organisations to which ... Read more...

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Reward up to Rs.1 lakh for information of Assam culprits (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday announced a reward of up to Rs.1 lakh to anyone providing information on the culprits behind the communal ... Read more...

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Italian top fugitive mafia boss held


August 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Italian police Friday arrested a most wanted boss of the Neapolitan mafia "Camorra", ANSA news agency reported.Francesco Matrone, who remained on the run for a double ... Read more...

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Iran pardons 130 inmates ahead of Eid al-Fitr


August 16th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 130 convicts held on treason charges have been released in Iran on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Fars News Agency reported Wednesday.The leader of ... Read more...

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Rapist-arsonist jailed for life in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region sentenced a man to life in prison for a series of crimes, including two arsons that killed seven people ... Read more...

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Witness claims that Jerry Sandusky and Booster abused boys on a private plane


August 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A witness who was interviewed by federal authorities in the presence of the FBI said that he saw Jerry Sandusky and one of the boosters of Penn ... Read more...

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GNLA chief sent to 15 days police custody


August 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) A court in Meghalaya Sunday remanded Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to 15 days' police custody.Sangma pleaded before the first class judicial ... Read more...

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Russian ex-cop charged over dislike of ruling party


August 11th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prosecutors in Russia have brought extremism charges against a former policeman over calls to "commit crimes" against members of the ruling United Russia party.The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US officials join prayers at Golden Temple


August 10th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 10 (IANS) Officials of the US embassy in India Friday attended the prayer service at the Golden Temple here, the holiest of Sikh shrines, for six people ... Read more...

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Man stole cemetery urns for scrap


August 8th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sarnia, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders in the world will never cease as it was reported that a man stole cemetery urns to fake it for scrap. The man was caught when ... Read more...

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Chinese official held for sodomising minors


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) A provincial government official in China has been arrested for molesting, sodomising and raping four underage boys.Li Jun, a section chief with the Civil Affairs Bureau ... Read more...

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GNLA chief seek’s lawyer presence during interrogation


August 7th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Detained Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma has sought the presence of his legal counsel during interrogation, his lawyer said."He (Champion) has written ... Read more...

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China busts 600 online criminal gangs


July 26th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Chinese Police have busted more than 600 online criminal gangs, including those involved in arms trade and pornography.The operation was part of a special campaign against ... Read more...

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Actor needed psychological help to play drug lord


July 25th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Andres Parra, the Colombian actor who plays the lead character in the television series "Pablo Escobar, el Patron del Mal" (Pablo Escobar: The Boss of Evil) ... Read more...

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Russia condemns Iraq violence


July 24th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russia has condemned the latest terrorist attacks in Iraq that left at least 80 people as killed, Xinhua reported."Moscow strongly condemns these bloody crimes, expresses condolence ... Read more...

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Over 400 held, fake notes seized in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) A total of 463 suspects have been arrested and fake currency notes with face value of 118 million yuan (around $18 million) seized in a countrywide ... Read more...

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US military instructor jailed for rape


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) An air force instructor has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in a scandal that has rocked one of America's ... Read more...

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British police only solve one-fourth crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Police in Britain fail to solve three out of four crimes. Last year, officers solved only 27 percent of crimes committed across the country, a media ... Read more...

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39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

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Pickpocketing on rise, killing on decline in Britain


July 20th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Britain is witnessing a rise in pickpocketing and stealing incidents whereas killings have fallen to a 30-year-low, The Sun reported Friday.According to the Crime Survey for ... Read more...

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Val Patterson writes his own obituary to come clean about his crimes


July 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Salt Lake City, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Val Patterson wanted to die as a peaceful man, and he wanted to offload a lot of things that had been weighing him down all ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain hold security talks


July 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, July 9 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held talks on security, it was announced Monday.Saudi Interior Minister Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz and his visiting Bahraini counterpart Lieutenant General ... Read more...

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Gangster arrested in Uttar Pradesh


July 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) In a joint operation, the Uttar Pradesh Police and the Karnataka Police Monday arrested a member of the notorious Raja Shetty gang here, an official said.Akash ... Read more...

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Vietnam, Britain hold strategic dialogue


July 6th, 2012 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 6 (IANS) Vietnam and Britain Thursday held their strategic dialogue here, focusing on cooperation in defence, and tackling organised crime and terrorism.Vietnamese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen ... Read more...

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Chinese prostitution ring busted in Italy


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of Chinese migrants were arrested and thousands searched throughout Italy Wednesday on suspicion of forcing women into prostitution.Centred in Prato city with arrests and checks ... Read more...

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Iran summons Afghan envoy over anti-Iran media reports


July 1st, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 1 (IANS) Iran summoned the Afghan charge d'affaires in the country to protest recent Afghan media reports that said Tehran was showing ill treatment to illegal Afghan refugees, ... Read more...

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No parole for Haryana prisoners in first 5 years


June 29th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) Hard core criminals lodged in Haryana jails would not be able to avail parole for the first five years of their sentence, a senior police officer ... Read more...

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Amar Upadhyay to host crime show (With Image)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) After doing fiction shows and reality show, now Amar Upadhyay takes up a new role - he will host crime show "Police Files".In his new avatar, ... Read more...

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