The selected volunteers, who must live locally and be at least 18 years old, are in store for an experience that borders on a reality TV plot when they enter "Gefaegnis Zurich West” — Zurich West Prison — to test the pre-trial detention and jail services.
'Jail ki roti is a term normally used to warn a person about a possible jail stint. There is also a belief that jail food - roti in particular - protects even the future generations of those who eat them to ward off bad luck.
Clauvino da Silva, a drug dealer from the city of Angra dos Reis, was caught by prison guards at the Bangu jail complex in Rio state on Saturday, as he tried to exit via the front door after visiting hours.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced two GCC citizens to 6 months in jail on charges of assaulting and resisting a policeman by hitting his vehicle while attempting to escape from the scene of a complaint filed by the girlfriend of one of them.
The Dubai Court of Appeal upheld a verdict issued by the Court of First Instance sentencing a gang of five Africans to two years in jail to be followed by deportation and fining them Dhs300,000 on charges of stealing an amount equal to the fine from an Asian trader once he left a bank.
The Dubai Court of Appeal commuted the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance against two GCC citizens from 3 years in prison to one year with a fine of Dhs8,200 over robbing an Asian under duress and using his bankcard for shopping.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced a Latin American woman to 10 years in jail to be followed by deportation and fined her Dhs50,000 on charges of importing 55 kilogrammes of cocaine inside her suitcase. The defendant alleged that the suitcase belonged to another person in her home country and she knew nothing about what it contained.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced two Asians to six months in jail to be followed by deportation and fined them Dhs25,000 on charges of attempting to swindle Dhs400,000 from an investor after impersonating policemen, inserting a drug-like substance into the investor’s vehicle and convincing the investor of his involvement in a drug trafficking case.
The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced an Asian cleaner to three months in jail to be followed by deportation and fined him Dhs30,000 on charging of stealing Dhs30,000 from a company he was working and hiding the same in a yard near his house. The defendant was arrested after the company’s surveillance cameras caught him in the act.
Benjamin O’Shea (26) and Naomi Johnson (24) were sentenced to eight years and eight months and seven years and two months respectively on Friday for allowing their child Amina-Faye Johnson to suffer serious physical harm.