Tag: Prison

‘Shawshank Redemption’ actor Tim Robbins’s real-life prison revolution

With an acclaimed starring role in "The Shawshank Redemption" and an Oscar nomination for directing "Dead Man Walking," Tim Robbins owes many of his...

PMLN must give answers of their corruption: Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar

LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) member of the core committee and former Governor Punjab, Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said the "Kings of Corruption" have become a...

Public shaming, prison for plastic bag use in Rwanda

GISENYI: They are sometimes tucked into bras, hidden in underwear or coiled tightly around a smuggler’s arms. They’re not narcotics or even the illegally mined...

Female prisoners in Colombia taste freedom serving dinner in restaurant

Cartagena: Arleth Martinez smooths her clothes, kisses a photo of her twins and leaves for work. It's only a few meters from her Colombian...

US donates protective equipment to prison department

KARACHI: The United States (US) government donated protective equipment worth $200,000 to the Sindh Prisons Department (SPD) on Wednesday.  The state-of-the-art, light-weight helmets and...

Buddhist monk gets prison for stealing from temple to gamble

A Buddhist monk was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $260,000 from the Louisiana temple he...

Shia man sent to 13 years in prison over ‘religiously offensive’...

A man was sentenced to 13 years in prison on Thursday for allegedly posting religiously offensive material on his Facebook page, lawyers in the...

Ex-Bayern boss Hoeness released from prison

  Disgraced ex-Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness was released from prison on Monday after serving 21 months for tax evasion, a regional official said. The 64-year-old...

Pakistani man sentenced in US to 40 years prison for Qaeda...

A Pakistani man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England as part of...

Karachi prison attacked, IG Police escapes unhurt

Unknown miscreants on Monday fired shots at a vehicle of Inspector General (IG), Nusrat Mangan’s staff. Fortunately, no casualties took place. According to reports, the...

Lahore ATC sentences two to eight years in prison

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday sentenced two people to eight years in prison for lying to authorities about a terrorist attack on the...

Bin Laden’s son-in-law sentenced to life in US prison

Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in New York following his conviction on...

Brace yourself for a new prison!

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif ordered the construction of a new jail in Lahore due to the overcrowded existing jails. The new prison would be...

DIK jailbreak prompts cops to pull up their socks

Following an intelligence warnings, security entities warmed up, beefing up security around Sukkur Central Prison to counter any terror assaults or attacks on the...

Wassam warns of probable prison attacks

Sindh Prisons Minister Manzoor Wassan on Thursday warned that jails in the province were unsecured, lacked protection and were under threat of attacks from...

John Walker Lindh wins prison prayer suit

An American convicted of fighting alongside the Taliban must be allowed to pray daily in a group with other Muslim inmates at his high-security...

At least 27 killed in gun battle between inmates, guards at...

A shootout between security forces and prisoners at a jail in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo has left at least 27 people dead today....