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#Jail

# jail - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

# jail - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

# jail - Friday 6 April, 2018

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

# jail - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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.

# jail - Monday 2 April, 2018

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”.

# jail - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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.

# jail - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Chris Parker has been sentenced to over four years in prison.

# jail - Friday 29 December, 2017

'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.

# jail - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

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.

# jail - Friday 22 December, 2017

142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas

Many of the prisoners being released are nearing the end of their sentences.

# jail - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From The42 Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina Bail

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.

# jail - Friday 24 November, 2017

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.

# jail - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

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.

# jail - Monday 6 November, 2017

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”.

# jail - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years

He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.

# jail - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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.

# jail - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

'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.

# jail - Monday 28 August, 2017

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.

# jail - Sunday 27 August, 2017

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.

# jail - Monday 14 August, 2017

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.

# jail - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'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.

# jail - Friday 23 June, 2017

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.

# jail - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years Explosives This post contains videos

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.

# jail - Monday 19 June, 2017

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail

One of the men was due to be released within months.

# jail - Monday 5 June, 2017

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.

# jail - Sunday 4 June, 2017

# jail - Thursday 6 April, 2017

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.

# jail - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

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.

# jail - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

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.

# jail - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Man jailed for six years for possessing €1.7m worth of cannabis

Some 115 packets of the drug, weighing nearly 84kg, were found.

# jail - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Inmates in Irish prisons will soon have access to e-cigarettes

A new smoking policy for the prison service is currently being finalised.

# jail - Saturday 4 February, 2017

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.

# jail - Monday 30 January, 2017

Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner

The accused man has been jailed for 10 years.

# jail - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Five people died in prison custody last year

The cause of death in all five cases is yet to be determined.

# jail - Thursday 12 January, 2017

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.

# jail - Thursday 22 December, 2016

60 inmates take over part of jail in Kent

A number of fires are said to have been lit.

# jail - Friday 25 November, 2016

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.

# jail - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be mandatory jail terms for people who assault medical staff?

Frontline employees have to work in very difficult environments.

# jail - Monday 17 October, 2016

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.

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