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Former US crime kingpin sentenced to 218 years


August 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS) Pierre Mercado, a former leader of US' notorious Asian Boyz gang, was sentenced Friday to 218 years in jail by a Los Angeles judge.Mercado, 38, ... Read more...

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Somali pirate who abducted Indians jailed in US


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A Somali pirate responsible for negotiating the ransom of Indian seafarers and others has been sentenced in a US court to multiple life sentences for ... Read more...

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Palestinian prisoner’s wife delivers baby via smuggled semen


August 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 13 (IANS) A Palestinian prisoner's wife Monday delivered a baby conceived through artificial insemination after the father's semen was smuggled out from his Israeli prison.The baby was born ... Read more...

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Rape victim’s mother released from Chinese labour camp


August 10th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) A woman sent to a labour camp in central China's Hunan province after petitioning for justice for her daughter, who had been raped and forced into ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health deteriorates in prison


June 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 6 (IANS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak severely deteriorated Wednesday, his fifth day in Cairo's Torah prison, and he was put on the ventilator five ... Read more...

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Mubarak refuses food, medicine in prison


June 4th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined food and medicine since being taken to a prison after a court sentenced him to life behind bars for ... Read more...

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West Bengal government to release 40 lifers


March 14th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The West Bengal government would release 40 prisoners serving life terms who have completed 18 years behind bars, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Tuesday."Our government ... Read more...

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Russia introduces life sentence for drug dealers


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed into law a bill stipulating life sentences for selling drugs especially in large quantities, according to presidential website.The new ... Read more...

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Russian lower house passes paedophile castration bill


February 8th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A bill toughening penalties for paedophiles, including life sentences and chemical castration, has been passed by Russia's lower house of parliament, the State Duma.Under the ... Read more...

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Global paedophile ring busted in Russia


December 14th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An international ring of 130 paedophiles has been busted in Russia, a public organisation said Wednesday.The League of Internet Security said it broke the ring ... Read more...

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No mercy for kidnappers of children, says Supreme Court


December 5th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it was incumbent upon it and subordinate courts to award severe punishment to those involved in kidnapping children for ransom ... Read more...

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Mirchpur killings: Three awarded life term


October 31st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) A court here Monday awarded life sentences to three of the 15 people convicted for burning alive a 70-year-old man and his physically challenged daughter ... Read more...

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Pune gang-rape accused trio get life terms


October 21st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) A court here Friday awarded life sentences to the three accused in the gang-rape of a married woman near Hinjewadi, on the outskirts of the city ... Read more...

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Knox flies home after acquittal in murder case


October 4th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 4 (IANS/AKI) US college student Amanda Knox flew home to Seattle Tuesday after being cleared of murdering her flatmate Meredith Kercher in Perugia.Kercher was found semi-naked with ... Read more...

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Five soccer fans sentenced to life for murder


September 9th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 9 (IANS) Five supporters of Argentina's popular soccer team River Plate were Thursday sentenced to life for the murder of a soccer fan here in 2007, reports ... Read more...

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One sentenced to death for Pakistan attack


August 13th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) One man was sentenced to death and four were given life sentences Saturday for a 2009 attack on the Pakistan Army headquarters that left 23 people ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier sentenced to death for killing unarmed young man


August 13th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
KARACHI (BNO NEWS) -- A Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Friday sentenced to death a soldier who shot dead an unarmed teenager in the southern city of Karachi in early June, the Express ... Read more...

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Badminton, chats with new friends: Raja at home in jail


May 29th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) It has been over three months since former communications minister Andimuthu Raja has been cooling his heels in the capital's Tihar Jail for his suspected ... Read more...

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Amit Jogi questions ‘delay’ in CBI appeal (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader and former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, Tuesday said it was "shocking" that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Amit Jogi questions delay in CBI appeal (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader and former chief minister Ajit Jogi, Tuesday said it was "shocking" that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Amit Jogi’s acquittal in murder case


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed an appeal in the Chhattisgarh High Court against the acquittal of Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader ... Read more...

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CP shootout case: Supreme Court confirms cops’ life sentences (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed an appeal by former Delhi assistant commissioner of police (ACP) S.S. Rathi and nine of his colleagues, undergoing life imprisonment ... Read more...

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PETA demands AIIMS release lab animals


April 28th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Wearing monkey masks and sitting inside metal cages, members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India staged a protest outside the All ... Read more...

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PETA to protest outside AIIMS for release of animals


March 4th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Animal rights group People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said it would stage protests outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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50 lifers in Jharkhand on fast-unto-death


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) More than 50 prisoners serving life sentences in Jharkhand's Birsa Munda Central Jail here have launched a fast-unto-death saying they had completed over 14 years in jail and ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life term for Graham Staines’ killers (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Exactly 12 years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burnt to death by a mob of Hindu fanatics in Orissa, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for Graham Staines’ killers (Second Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Exactly 12 years after Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons were burnt to death by a mob of Hindu fanatics in Orissa, the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Scottish Pc jailed for life for raping, sexually assaulting vulnerable women


January 12th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A Scottish policeman has been ordered to serve two life sentences after he was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting vulnerable women, and warned he might never get ... Read more...

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Rapist British cop sentenced to life in jail


January 11th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) A British policeman was sentenced to a life term in prison after a court found him guilty of raping women in custody.Police constable Stephen Mitchell, 42, originally from ... Read more...

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835 await execution in Iraqi prisons


December 14th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 14 (IANS/AKI) More than 800 people in Iraq are on death row awaiting execution, said Iraqi Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani.Speaking at a press conference on anti-terrorism measures Monday, Bolani said ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian bride’s murder trial set to begin in South Africa


December 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 6(ANI): The trial of three men arrested for the murder of Anni Dewani, the Brit-Indian honeymooner in South Africa last month, is set to begin in Cape Town's Wynberg ... Read more...

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Pak court accepts petition seeking life imprisonment for five Americans


November 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 29(ANI): A Pakistani court on Monday accepted the Punjab government's request seeking life sentences for five Americans already jailed for 10 years on terror convictions.Waqar Husain Khan, Ahmed Abdullah Mani, ... Read more...

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Two men get life sentences for murder of Brit-Indian shopkeeper Gurmail Singh


November 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Two men have been jailed for life in connection with the murder of an Indian-origin shopkeeper, Gurmail Singh, during a robbery at his village store in West Yorkshire.Singh ... Read more...

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British prisoners to get voting rights


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Breaking a 140-year-old convention, Britain has decided to change its law and allow prisoners to vote in the country's general election, as ruled by a European court ... Read more...

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Brit nurse arrested over sex romps with sex beasts at prison hospital


October 25th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A therapist at Britain's Broadmoor hospital has been arrested after she was accused of romping with two sex beasts.The woman, who is in her 20s, is said to ... Read more...

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