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# Jail

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Bollywood superstar jailed for five years for killing endangered antelopes 20 years ago
Bad boy actor Salman Khan had earlier been found guilty of killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago.
Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release
The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.
No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed
The Sinn Féin Bill carries a possible penalty of five years in jail for the offence.
Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers
A video showing the incident went viral in December.
Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims
Chris Parker has been sentenced to over four years in prison.
'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', 96, loses appeal against jail
In 2015, Oskar Groening was found guilty of being an accessory to the murders of 300,000 people.
Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison
He will be sentenced in relation to the prohibited item on a later date.
142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas
Many of the prisoners being released are nearing the end of their sentences.
Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina
Matias Messi was sentenced to house arrest last week for possession of a gun.
Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison
Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.
Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black
Black was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry Prison in 2012.
Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl
Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.
Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years
He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.
Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year
Dean Sutcliffe, now 21, was 17 at the time of the offence.
'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate
Peter Greste – who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison with Halawa – said that it was “wonderful” that he had been released.
Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison
The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.
Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme
Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.
Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea
He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.
'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'
A change in prison rules looks at the “meaningful human contact” prisoners get when out of their cells.
Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years
Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.
Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years
Christine Connor also used photos of a Swedish model to dupe men online.
Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail
One of the men was due to be released within months.
Murders, corruption and crime: The hell of Mexican prisons
Gangs have effective control of cell blocks in some jails and fight among themselves triggering riots, murders and escapes.
A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?
And how are we doing it?
Xtravision manager who stole €10,000 by tapping into customer's dormant accounts avoids jail
The 27-year-old has since repaid the company in full with the help of a loan from his parents.
Teen sentenced after he attacked three women in 'drunken rampage'
All three women said that they suffered psychological distress as a result of the assault.
Child offenders will no longer be detained in adult prisons
Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone will sign a ministerial order as early as this week ending the practice.
Man jailed for six years for possessing €1.7m worth of cannabis
Some 115 packets of the drug, weighing nearly 84kg, were found.
Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes
A new smoking policy for the prison service is currently being finalised.
Three men jailed for breaking into GAA clubs, schools and businesses across Kildare and Laois
Two brothers and their acquaintance appeared in court this week.
Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner
The accused man has been jailed for 10 years.
Five people died in prison custody last year
The cause of death in all five cases is yet to be determined.
Disqualified driver pursued by 10 garda cars on M50 jailed for five years
Prior to the chase, gardaí told Andrew Allen his life was in danger.
60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent
A number of fires are said to have been lit.
Stephen Port will spend the rest of his life in jail for drugging, raping and killing four men
The so-called ‘Grindr killer’ was sentenced to a whole-life term in court today.
Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?
Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.
Mother jailed after failing to protect son (6) from "extreme sexual violence" of father
The boy’s father was jailed for 14 years last week for raping the child.
Man jailed for punching elderly man in fight about Nutella
Derrick Gharabighi was immediately released as he had been in custody since last September.
Man jailed for having sex with his dog and possessing indecent images of children
Forensic examination revealed videos of extreme pornography and bestiality, including videos of Brazier having sex with his own dog.
Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years
Marcel Lehel Lazar also hacked a relative of George W Bush.