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GNLA chief’s judicial custody extended by 14 days


September 7th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 7 (IANS) A Meghalaya court Friday remanded outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to another 14 days in judicial custody, a lawyer said."The court ... Read more...

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Two murders convicts escape from Gurgaon jail


September 1st, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 31 (IANS) Two murder convicts escaped from the Bhondsi district jail Friday as the jail complex was being cleaned, a police official said.They were identified as Zile Singh, ... Read more...

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Five prisoners break free in Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least five convicts managed to escape from a prison in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region Wednesday by breaking open their barrack's lock, Online news agency reported.According to ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arms procurer arrested in Meghalaya


June 20th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the police arrested the chief arms procurer of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a rebel group operating in western ... Read more...

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Jail warden held for providing mobiles to inmates


May 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 5 (IANS) A warden posted at the district jail in Bhondsi near here was arrested Sunday for allegedly supplying mobile phones to the prisoners, police said.Warden Pawan Kumar, ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash, 11 hurt (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and the security forces resorting to ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash


April 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and forces resorting to gunfire, injuring ... Read more...

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Leopard skin seized in Assam


April 6th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 5 (IANS) A leopard skin has been seized near the famed Manas Tiger Reserve in Assam and one person has been arrested, an official said Thursday.The skin was ... Read more...

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Prisoners beat up Rajasthan jailor


March 21st, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 20 (IANS) A jailor was beaten up by prisoners in Rajasthan Tuesday when he tried to confiscate some cellphones and SIM cards from their barracks, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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UP health scam: CBI launches massive search operation


February 24th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday conducted searches at some 30 locations across five cities in Uttar Pradesh in a fresh crackdown on the multi-crore-rupee ... Read more...

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Jailed murder accused ‘untraceable’


February 20th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Raising fears of a jail break, a murder accused sent to judicial custody could not be presented in a Delhi court by jail officials who ... Read more...

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Sadhvi seeks special travel facility for court hearing


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, Monday challenged a special court order restraining her from travelling by air or by ... Read more...

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Six injured in Rajasthan jail clash


January 19th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) At least six prisoners were injured in a clash between two groups of prisoners in a jail in Rajasthan's Dholpur Wednesday, police said.Officials said that the ... Read more...

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Mumbai jail’s women inmates go on hunger strike


December 26th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) More than two dozen women inmates of the Byculla district jail here have gone on a hunger strike, protesting poor hygiene and improper food served ... Read more...

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Sadhvi Pragyna seeks protection in jail


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Malegaon blast accused Sadhvi Pragyna Singh Thakur has sought police protection in the Byculla District Jail after she was allegedly assaulted by some African women prisoners, ... Read more...

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Undertrial dies in Uttar Pradesh prison


October 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) An undertrial accused in a rape case died under mysterious died in an Uttar Pradesh prison, police said Sunday.Shailendra Tiwari, 25, lodged in the Sultanpur district ... Read more...

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Three escape in Uttar Pradesh jail break


October 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) Three undertrials Friday escaped from an Uttar Pradesh jail in Bhadohi district after scaling its wall, police said.Raju, Nanhe and Amawas fled from the district jail ... Read more...

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Four prisoners attempt suicide


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four prisoners attempted suicide by drinking poison in Jharkhand's Gumla district jail Saturday, police sources said. However, jail authorities maintained they fell ill after taking some ... Read more...

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MP sent to jail, 3,000 held for rail blockade in Telangana


October 16th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Ten MPs from Telangana, including nine belonging to Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress, and over a dozen legislators were Saturday arrested along with over 3,000 others ... Read more...

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Undertrial commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh prison


September 20th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) An undertrial accused of rape allegedly committed suicide in a district jail in Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday.Rajiv Kumar, 22, was found hanging from a tree ... Read more...

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Lucknow ex-medical officer gets bail in jail death case


August 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Monday granted bail to A.K. Shukla, former Lucknow chief medical officer, in connection with the death of his former deputy Y.S. Sachan ... Read more...

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108-year-old former prisoner dies


August 26th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 26 (IANS) Over two months after being released on grounds of ill-health at the age of 108, Brij Bihari Pandey, a murder convict, breathed his last in his ... Read more...

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Arrested for murder, Bihar girl raped in custody


August 24th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) A teenaged girl held in custody in a murder case in Bihar was allegedly raped by policemen while being interrogated, a police official said Wednesday.The incident happened ... Read more...

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Dantewada attack accused dies


August 24th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 24 (IANS) A key accused in last April's Dantewada Maoist attack, in which 76 security personnel were killed, has died in a Chhattisgarh hospital, sources said Wednesday.Gangraj, 41, ... Read more...

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14 Indians released from Karachi jail


July 28th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Fourteen Indian fishermen who had inadvertently crossed the maritime boundary, were Thursday released from a prison in the Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi.The prisoners were ... Read more...

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High Court too orders CBI probe into doctor’s murder


July 14th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday ordered a CBI inquiry into the custodial murder of Lucknow deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan who ... Read more...

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Decision for CBI probe delayed, says Sachan’s brother


July 13th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) The family of deputy chief medical officer (CMO) Y.S. Sachan said here Wednesday that the state government's decision to recommend a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders CBI probe into medical officer’s death (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A day before the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court is to pronounce its judgement on the plea for a CBI probe into the death of ... Read more...

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Mayawati orders CBI probe into medical officer’s death (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 13 (IANS) A day before the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court is to pronounce its judgement on the plea for a CBI probe into the death ... Read more...

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‘Phantom’ gets caught - in Meghalaya


July 13th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 13 (IANS) He is not quite the 'ghost-who-walks' but Meghalaya Police are patting themselves on the back after arresting this elusive "Phantom", accused of a string of burglaries ... Read more...

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Court verdict on CBI probe into doctor’s murder July 14


July 12th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has reserved till July 14 its verdict on a plea seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into ... Read more...

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Lucknow jail death: Apex court favours independent probe (Lead)


July 8th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it favoured an independent investigation into the custodial death of Lucknow deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan. The ... Read more...

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Lucknow custodial death: Supreme Court favours independent probe


July 8th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said it was in favour of an independent investigation into the custodial death of Lucknow deputy chief medical officer Y.S. Sachan. ... Read more...

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Another custodial death in Uttar Pradesh


July 8th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) A young woman was found hanging in a lock-up within the heavily guarded district police lines in Kanpur Friday, days after the mysterious death of a ... Read more...

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Doctor’s death in jail: Family moves Supreme Court (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Friday hear a petition seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of Lucknow deputy chief medical officer ... Read more...

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