Peru’s former president Alberto Fujimori returned to prison on Friday after being taken to the hospital last week with heart problems, his doctor said. “After overcoming serious health problems that forced him to have prolonged
The Dubai Appeals Court has upheld the ruling of a lower court that had sentenced an African cleaner to a year in prison, and a Dhs1,000 fine for robbing his colleague.
The court said, however, that Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh should remain in custody in accommodation similar to that given to prison staff while another appeal is considered.
Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno, on Twitter, attributed the riots to “criminal organizations” engaged in “simultaneous acts of violence in several prisons.”
Demonstrators demanded the scrapping of Bangladesh’s hardline Digital Security Act (DSA) under which Ahmed was imprisoned. The law has been used to crack down on dissent since it was enacted in 2018.
A British man and his father claimed to have signed billion dirham contracts with Dubai Expo then used these claims to scam suppliers into selling them products worth millions using dud cheques.
Some 30 militants involved in the attack on the prison, where some 2,000 prisoners were held, according to Sohrab Qaderi, a lawmaker in the capital of Nangarhar province.
Four detainees of different nationalities embraced Islam before the judicial authority at the Dibba Al Hisn and Al Dhaid police stations in the presence of a number of officials.
Abu Bakar Bashir, 82, is seen as the spiritual leader of terror network Jemaah Islamiyah (JI), which was responsible for the massive blasts that ripped through a pair of packed bars in October 2002.
Iran had temporarily released around 100,000 prisoners as part of measures taken to contain the pandemic, leaving an estimated 50,000 people behind bars, including violent offenders and so-called "security cases,” often dual nationals and others with Western ties.