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Six persons remanded into custody for stealing

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The Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded six persons, including a fetish priest into prison custody for stealing 46 turkeys at Barekese in the Atwima-Nwabiagya...
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Killer of Uganda mountain gorilla sentenced to 11 years in prison

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A court in southwestern Uganda has sentenced a man to 11 years in jail after he was found guilty of killing a mountain...
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Morocco threatens heavy fine, jail for not wearing mask in public

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Morocco warned on Saturday that anyone who refuses to wear a mask in public could face a maximum fine of 140 U.S. dollars or...
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Teenager gets five years in jail for causing harm

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The Nkawie circuit court has sentenced an 18-year-old unemployed man, who attacked and stabbed a community police assistant at Toase in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South...
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Trump warns protesters defacing statues to face up to 10 years in prison

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that protesters who deface statues would face up to 10 years in prison, one night after...
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Zambian leader wins praise for pardoning prisoners

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Zambia's human rights body on Saturday commended President Edgar Lungu on his decision to pardon over 2,000 inmates to mark the Africa Freedom...
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Inmates at Southern California prison suffer worst COVID-19 outbreak in U.S. federal system

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Nearly half of the inmates at a Southern California prison have tested positive for COVID-19, making it the worst-hit in U.S. federal system,...
Brazilian retired football player Ronaldinho arrives at a hotel in Asuncion where he and his brother will serve house arrest after a judge ordered their release from jail on April 7, 2020. - A judge in Paraguay ordered the release of Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis into house arrest after the siblings spent almost exactly a month in jail awaiting trial on charges of using false passports to enter Paraguay. Lawyers for the men posted bail of $1.6 million. (Photo by Norberto DUARTE / AFP)

Ronaldinho describes prison time as “hard knock”

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Brazilian football great Ronaldinho has described his time in a Paraguayan prison as a "hard knock" and says he wants nothing more than to...
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Coronavirus threatening the right to reliable information – RSF

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The2020 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says moving into the next decade will be a crucial period for...

COVID-19 pandemic hits South African prison

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The COVID-19 pandemic has gripped a South African prison, infecting 23 officials and three inmates, authorities said on Sunday. More cases are...

80 inmates escape from prison in western Iran

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At least 80 inmates escaped from a prison in Saqqez city in Iran's western province of Kurdistan on Friday, semi-official Fars news agency reported. ...
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3 killed in Uganda prison riot

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At least three prisoners were killed and six others injured after riots occurred Saturday afternoon in the northwestern Ugandan district of Arua, prison authorities...
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“The ghost of the MP is haunting me, I can’t sleep” Sexy Dondon”

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Daniel Asiedu, the prime suspect in the trial of the alleged killers of J.B Danquah-Adu, former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa-North says...

Trump’s confidant Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

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Roger Stone, U.S. President Donald Trump's longtime confidant, was sentenced on Thursday to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress and witness tampering...

8 sentenced to life in prison in Egypt over joining IS

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An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced eight persons to life in prison for joining the Sinai-Islamic State (IS) branch, official news agency MENA reported. ...
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N7.1bn fraud: Court convicts Orji Kalu, faces up to 5 years in prison

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Former Abia state governor Orji Uzor Kalu has been convicted and sentenced to 12 years in Prison for fraud by a Lagos High Court....

Brother of Iranian president sentenced to 10 years in prison

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The brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was sentenced to five years in prison for corruption, state news media reported. "Hossein Fereydoun was sentenced to...
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18-year-old to spend 15 years in prison for robbery

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An 18-year old, Abubakar Sidick, would for the next 15 years spend his life at the Nsawam prisons for robbing a man of his...

Foundation Works on The Release of Inmates from Sekondi Prison

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Management of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), a Prison NGO, through its Petty Offenders Project has paid court fines for nine inmates of the Sekondi...
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Government tasked to set targets aimed at reducing prison population

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Mr Edmund Amarkwei Foley, a human rights activist, has urged the Government to set national targets to reduce the number of people in jail. He...
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Israeli Former Minister Gets 11-Years Sentence for Spying

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An Israeli court sent on Tuesday a former minister to 11 years in prison after finding him guilty of spying on behalf of Iran. The...
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22 Dedicated Prison Officers in Winneba Receive Medals

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Twenty-Two hard working, committed and Highly dedicated Prison Officers of the Winneba Local Prisons were decorated and commended at the 2018 end of year...

Intelligence Chief of Gaddafi’s Regime Released from Prison on Health Reasons

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Libya's Justice Ministry on Sunday released the intelligence chief of the regime of the former leader Muammar Gaddafi for health reasons, a ministry official...
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Australian PM Entreat Indonesian Leader Hold Terrorists in Jail

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to overturn the decision to pardon convicted terrorist Abu Bakar Bashir. Widodo announced...

Winneba Local Prison Directorate Seeks Support

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The authorities of the Winneba Local Prison has called on cooperate bodies to assist them to renovate their facility which is currently a risk...
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Evans Weeps In Court, Alleges Maltreatment In Prison

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From: Bamidele Fashube, (ABUJA), Nigeria (GVE) – In a slight drama on Monday, suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, broke into tears over...
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James Camp Prison Exhibition photos

The James Camp prison in Accra last weekend joined other art makers at the Alliance Francais show center to exhibit beautiful products , ranging...

Danish inventor sentenced to life for murder

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Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen who admitted dismembering a Swedish female journalist and discarding her body last August was convicted of killing her and...

Brazilian Court Rejects Ex-President Lula’s Scheme to Avoid Prison

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Brazil's Supreme Federal Court judges voted early Thursday to reject former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's plea to avoid prison. After over 10 hours...
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Sissala West District Remains Calm As Court Remand Suspects

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The security atmosphere in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region has remained calm after the Magistrate Court in Wa remanded seven...