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#Jail

# 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.

# jail - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Man jailed for punching elderly man in fight about Nutella

Derrick Gharabighi was immediately released as he had been in custody since last September.

# jail - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

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.

# jail - Friday 2 September, 2016

Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years

Marcel Lehel Lazar also hacked a relative of George W Bush.

# jail - Monday 29 August, 2016

Judge recommends house arrest for Pat Hickey due to his health

He has been in jail since his arrest on 17 August.

# jail - Friday 12 August, 2016

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents who impose a vegan diet on their children be sanctioned?

A new bill facing the Italian parliament could see such parents facing jail time for failing to provide an adequate diet for their children.

# jail - Thursday 11 August, 2016

New bill in Italy aims to jail parents who impose vegan diet on children

The bill follows a series of high-profile cases in which children became ill after allegedly being restricted to a vegan diet.

# jail - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Pregnant teenage girl with 26 convictions jailed after 'stamping and kicking man's head 15 times'

Fifteen months of her three-year sentence has been suspended.

# jail - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Man and woman jailed for two years for human trafficking offences

Police rescued 13 victims during an operation in Belfast three years ago.

# jail - Friday 24 June, 2016

French mother who left her baby to die on a winter beach jailed for 20 years

Fabienne Kabou had blamed the killing on “witchcraft”.

# jail - Monday 13 June, 2016

Dutch woman convicted of adultery after reporting rape in Qatar

The male defendant in the case was sentenced to 140 lashes, but he will not serve any jail time.

# jail - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Saved by the Bell star back in jail after violating probation

Dustin Diamond was recently released after serving time for disorderly conduct and concealed-weapon convictions.

# jail - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Fate of Melissa Reid to be decided in coming days

The Scottish native has been in a Peruvian jail since 2013.

# jail - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa transferred prisons and is not missing

It was earlier reported that he had been moved and his family were unaware of his whereabouts.

# jail - Friday 1 April, 2016

Judge warns mother she'll go to jail if daughter misses another day at school

The 15-year-old has already missed 60% of the current school term.

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