Three teenage schoolgirls in Burundi have been sent to prison to await trial for scribbling on a picture of President Pierre Nkurunziza in textbooks, activists said on Thursday.
The Dubai Misdemeanour Court sentenced an Arab actress, M.H., to three months in jail to be followed by deportation over committing indecent acts.
The UAE and India have initiated joint action to implement a bilateral agreement on 'Transfer of Sentenced Persons,' V. Muraleedharan, the new Minister of State for External Affairs in charge of relations with the Gulf, has told the Indian Parliament.
Once one of the world’s most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was jailed for life Wednesday − the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century.
A European woman was sentenced to 10 years in jail to be followed by deportation and fined Dhs50,000 on charges of importing and possessing 307 electronic cigarettes containing cannabis via a UAE airport.
The Dubai Criminal Court on Sunday heard a case in which two Asians were accused of exchanging assault with one of them attempting to kill the other with a knife.
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city’s Beijing-backed leader,
Police seized 268kg heroin worth Dhs134 million, crystal (meth) worth Dhs144 million and 1kg hashish worth Dhs50,000
Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab has been detained in jail on the public prosecutor’s orders, state media reported on Tuesday a day after his arrest as part of a corruption probe.