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Prison inmates smuggle drugs, mobiles in rectum

Jail authorities managing high-security prisons in Punjab are confronted with an uncanny situation — security checks now include 'keeping a tab on the rectum of an inmate'. Reason: prisons in the state have been witnessing a sizeable increase in the ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

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Pb CM recommends 1-year remission for those sentenced to life

In a goodwill gesture ahead of Independence Day, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today recommended a remission of one year in the sentence of inmates serving life imprisonment in the state's jails. The chief minister has sent his recommendation to ...
 Business Standard1 week ago

Pakistan village council punishes rapist's sister

Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) A village council (Panchayat) in Punjab province has ordered a suspected rapists sister to marry the rape survivors husband as a punishment, it was reported n Monday. The 14-year-old was married to the rape survivor's husband upon ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Telangana to offer its jails for rent to other states

The Telangana prisons department has come up with a novel idea of renting out its jails to other states to house their inmates from the next year. Notably, they are following an example set by Norway, which has one of the most humane jails in the world. The ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Centre must tell what is being done to save the lives of 39

The Centre must immediately come clean on what concrete steps it is taking to free the 39 Indians from Punjab, who were abducted by the ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2014, the AAP said today. AAP leader Ashutosh said latest media reports "expose" the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Prisoners to benefit from legal aid cell

In a bid to extend legal and para-legal aid to prison inmates and pairokars in cases, the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) has started Legal Assistance Establishments (LAEs) across the country. The state legal services authorities would be the nodal ...
 DNA1 month ago

11 Pakistani prisoners released by India

Amid ongoing tension between the two neighbours, India today released 11 Pakistani prisoners and handed them over to authorities of that country at the Wagah border post. The Pakistani nationals were released after they completed their respective prison ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Baha'is hold prayers for release of seven leaders arrested in

The Baha'is of Nepal, Delhi, Punjab and Haryana recently converged at the the Lotus Temple for a prayer service for the release of the seven community leaders arrested in Iran. The seven Bahai leaders--Fariba Kamalabadi, Jamaloddin Khanjani, Afif Naeimi, ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Haryana mulls more stringent cow protection law

Almost two years after it enacted a law imposing a prison term of up to 10 years for cow slaughter, the BJP-led Haryana government is mulling making some of the key clauses in the law — Haryana Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan Act, 2015 — ...
 DNA2 months ago

Man stoned to death in Pakistan, honour killing suspected

A 43-year-old man in Punjab province, Pakistan had been stoned to death, in an apparent case of honour killing, according to a media report on May 25. A passerby spotted the body with multiple injuries lying around a pile of stones under a bridge in ...
 DNA2 months ago
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