Sri Lankan prison minister resigns after threatening to kill Tamil prisoners in Anuradhapura prison

Lohan Ratwatte's resignation came as the Tamil political parties sought his resignation and arrest after he allegedly forced two Tamil prisoners in to kneel before him and threatened to kill them.

published on : 15th September 2021

Tamil parties in Sri Lanka demand resignation of prison minister for death threat to Tamil prisoners

Minister Lohan Ratwatte allegedly visited the Anuradhapura prison on September 12 and forced two prisoners to kneel and threatened to kill them, according to media reports.

published on : 15th September 2021

Once inmates, Taliban now in charge of Kabul's Pul-e-Charkhi prison

On Monday, a Taliban commander strolled through its empty halls and cell blocks, showing his friends where he had once been imprisoned.

published on : 14th September 2021

Delhi police register case after two Tihar jail inmates injured in clash

The inmates suffered injuries after they attacked each other with sharp edged-objects inside jail number 3.

published on : 12th September 2021

Uttarakhand jails to have radio stations, inmates to turn RJs

Officials from the jail administration said in various Indian cities, radios have come handy in lowering stress and keeping inmates engaged in creativity.

published on : 12th September 2021

Delhi HC transfers undertrial prisoner Ankit Gujjar's death case probe to CBI

 An in-house inquiry was conducted by the DIG which found the complicity of one Deputy Superintendent, two Assistant Superintendents and a Warder who have been suspended.

published on : 8th September 2021

Indonesia prison fire kills 41 drug inmates, 80 hospitalized

Authorities are still investigating the cause but the preliminary investigation pointed to a short circuit in one of the block's cell, the Jakarta Police Chief said.

published on : 8th September 2021

Orissa High Court acquits 2 life convicts on benefit of doubt

The HC observed that the trial court, without analysing discrepancies and doubts in the case of the prosecution, has mechanically come to the conclusion that the appellants' guilt was beyond doubt.

published on : 8th September 2021

Murder convict escapes from Poojappura central prison

Thoothukudi native Jahir Hussein escaped the prison after he was deployed on laundry duty.

published on : 7th September 2021

Telangana youth injured in Cherla after explosives planted by rebels go off 

Brahma Naidu had stopped his bike to read a poster put up by rebels calling to observe September 13 as Political Prisoners' Rights Day. Sources say the explosives were set up to injure cops.

published on : 6th September 2021

India's harsh anti-terror law comes under rare scrutiny

In 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government amended the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, allowing authorities to categorize individuals as terrorists. 

published on : 16th August 2021

HC seeks investigation report on preferential treatment to Sasikala in jail by August 25

A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Suraj Govindaraj passed the order directing the ACB to submit the details in a sealed cover by August 25, 2021.

published on : 13th August 2021

Fully vaccinated people allowed to visit prisoners in TN from August 16

Prisoners will be allowed to have visitors again from August 16. The Prisons department had suspended visitation across the State from April 27 due to the second wave of Covid.

published on : 13th August 2021

Man gets 25-year rigorous imprisonment for sexual assault of four-year-old niece

According to the prosecution, the accused took the minor girl to his bedroom and sexually assaulted her.

published on : 12th August 2021

Tihar prison inmate found dead, two cellmates injured

A Tihar prison inmate was found dead in his cell and his two cellmates were found injured on Wednesday morning.

published on : 5th August 2021
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