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#Jail

# jail - Friday 13 July, 2018

'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower

The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.

# jail - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Calls for 'nuance' after judge suggests reform of the law around jailing elderly people

A High Court judge called for the Irish Penal Reform Trust to take a look at the matter.

# jail - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far

David Drumm has became the fourth person to be jailed over his role in a bank fraud scheme 10 years ago.

# jail - Friday 8 June, 2018

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year

The latest figures shows there has been a significant drop in the number of imprisonments following new legislation.

# jail - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

# jail - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown

During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.

# jail - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day USA

Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day

Markiko Sonnie Lewis allegedly robbed the bank in Cleveland, Ohio on his first full day of freedom while on parole for the earlier crime.

# 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.

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