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Shehbaz Sharif asks govt for taking steps to prevent corona within prisons

03 March, 2020 3:06 pm 3:06 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) president Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday asked the PTI-led incumbent government for taking steps to prevent novel coronavirus outbreak within prison. Addressing a press conference via video link after his return from the UK, the opposition leader in National Assembly said that today, the number of cases in … Read More


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Harvey Weinstein moved to maximum security prison in upstate NY

03 March, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

(Reuters) – Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday was transferred to a maximum security prison in upstate New York to serve a 23-year sentence for sexual assault and rape. Weinstein, 67, was taken to the Wende Correctional Facility, located in Alden, east of Buffalo, according to the New York state Department of Corrections website. … Read More


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Weinstein’s prison sentence should reflect ‘lifetime of abuse&#...

03 March, 2020 12:33 pm 12:33 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein should get a prison sentence that reflects not only his conviction for sexually assaulting two women, but a “lifetime of abuse towards others,” New York prosecutors said in a court filing on Friday. Throughout his adult life, Weinstein has shown a “staggering lack of empathy, treating … Read More


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At least 3 inmates killed in prison violence in Honduras

12 December, 2019 10:00 am 10:00 am

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – At least three inmates were killed in a shooting in a Honduran prison in the Atlantic port city of Tela on Friday, a senior military official said. “According to our preliminary information, at least three people lost their lives,” Colonel Ramon Macoto, head of security agency FUSINA, told local television. It was … Read More


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Twelve inmates killed in prison shootout near Panama City

12 December, 2019 10:18 am 10:18 am

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – At least 12 people were killed and another 13 were injured during a shootout among inmates at a jail near Panama City on Tuesday, officials said. Police said they seized several guns in the incident at La Joyita prison, 16 miles (25 km) east of the capital, including five handguns and … Read More


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British PM vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack

12 December, 2019 10:28 am 10:28 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in London by a man jailed for terrorism who had been released early. Less than two weeks before Britain heads to the polls, law and order has taken top billing since Usman … Read More


War crimes judges sentence Congolese warlord Ntaganda to 30 years in prison

11 November, 2019 1:51 pm 1:51 pm

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court sentenced former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda on Thursday to 30 years in prison for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers. Ntaganda, 46, was found guilty in July on 18 charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity for acts committed when he was military … Read More


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Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, kills dozens

09 September, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex, killing scores of people, Yemen’s Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday. The Sunni Muslim coalition, which has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthis for over four years in Yemen, said it destroyed a site storing … Read More


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Nawaz Sharif likely to be shifted to PIC for check up

08 August, 2019 12:53 pm 12:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to be shifted to the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) in Lahore after his health deteriorated in Kot Lakhpat prison. According to the sources, the health of former premier deteriorated in the prison, he will be taken to the PIC for check up. The … Read More


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NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified US data

07 July, 2019 10:08 am 10:08 am

MARYLAND (Reuters) – A former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from US intelligence agencies over two decades though officials never found proof he shared it with anyone. Harold Martin, 54, also received three years of supervised release … Read More


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At least 57 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes

05 May, 2019 9:25 am 9:25 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – At least 57 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, authorities said. A federal task force is being sent to Manaus in an effort … Read More


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Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks in British jail for skipping bail

05 May, 2019 5:23 pm 5:23 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a London court on Wednesday for skipping bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy where he was holed up for almost seven years until police dragged him out last month. Judge Deborah Taylor read out the sentence as Assange, in a … Read More


Journalists visits Lahore NAB’s jail, notes facilities being provide to i...

12 December, 2018 11:07 pm 11:07 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – A group of senior journalists on Thursday visited the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s jail section in Lahore and observed the facilities being provide to inmates there. As per details garnered, the visit of senior journalists was arranged by NAB Lahore Director General Shahzad Saleem, in which, he briefed about the facilities … Read More


Shahid Abbasi says Nawaz will return, go to prison

07 July, 2018 10:40 pm 10:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that Nawaz Sharif will return and go to prison. Addressing a gathering on Friday, he said that Nawaz Sharif will win from NA-53. “Today I will talk about injustice and a dark verdict. People reject this dark verdict,” he maintained. Abbasi said that … Read More


Four more hardcore terrorists executed

05 May, 2017 10:28 am 10:28 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Another four hardcore terrorists have been executed at a high security prison of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday. In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the terrorists were awarded death sentence by the military courts. The terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including killing of … Read More