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Expat gets jail, QR200,000 fine for drug trade

Expat gets jail, QR200,000 fine for drug trade

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an expatriate man to three years in jail and a fine of QR200,000 and subsequent deportation for possessing the illicit drug hashish for the purpose of trade.

Two men gets 10 year jail for drug trade

Two men gets 10 year jail for drug trade

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two Asian men to 10 years in jail and a fine of QR300,000 each for illicit drug dealing, followed by their repatriation upon completing the prison term.

China rights lawyer released after five years in jail

China rights lawyer released after five years in jail

A leading Chinese human rights lawyer has been released from prison after almost five years behind bars, his wife said Sunday.

At least 18 prisoners dead in clash at Honduras jail

At least 18 prisoners dead in clash at Honduras jail

At least 18 inmates died and 16 were injured in overnight clashes between prisoners in Honduras after fighting erupted at a jail in the northern port town of Tela, prison officials said Saturday.

EU court: German officials could face jail for air quality breaches

EU court: German officials could face jail for air quality breaches

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) set high hurdles for the jailing of politicians for failing to implement EU law on air pollution, but did not categorically exclude the possibility ...

Indian journalist to spend a year in jail for criticizing government

Indian journalist to spend a year in jail for criticizing government

An Indian journalist was sentenced to a year in jail under a stringent national security law after he criticized a top government politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his lawyer said Wednesday.

Former IMF director Rato begins four-year sentence in jail

Former IMF director Rato begins four-year sentence in jail

The former director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Rodrigo Rato, who was sentenced to four years in prison for embezzlement and fraud, began serving his jail sentence on Thursday.

Former Bangladeshi prime minister Zia moved from jail to hospital

Former Bangladeshi prime minister Zia moved from jail to hospital

Bangladesh's former prime minister, Khaleda Zia, has been moved from the jail where she is serving a sentence for corruption to a hospital in Dhaka, an official said on Saturday.

Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Shahidul Alam would be kept in prison until the completion of the probe into his charges, police said.

Expat jailed for three years for selling visas to foreigners

Expat jailed for three years for selling visas to foreigners

The department concerned received information indicating that the main person involved in the racket used to trade in visas and sell them to foreigners.

Indonesian jailers busted over fancy prison cells

Indonesian jailers busted over fancy prison cells

Anti-graft agents arrested five people connected to the scandal at Sukamiskin prison, including inmates and the warden.

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Pakistan ex-PM Sharif heads home to face jail before polls

Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia last week to 10 years in prison by a corruption court.