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Canada stabbing suspect has 59 convictions, minister asks ‘Why was he released?’

Myles Sanderson was released on parole in February this year while serving a four-year sentence on various charges. He, however, was wanted by cops since May, reportedly for flouting his release terms.

Mark Arcand (R), brother of stabbing victim Bonnie Burns, and Brian (2nd R), husband of Bonnie, pause behind pictures of Bonnie during a news conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Cole BURSTON/AFP)
Mark Arcand (R), brother of stabbing victim Bonnie Burns, and Brian (2nd R), husband of Bonnie, pause behind pictures of Bonnie during a news conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on September 7, 2022. (Photo by Cole BURSTON/AFP)
Updated on Sep 08, 2022 03:23 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Chautala finishes prison term early; was out on parole

Om Prakash Chautala has been out on parole since March 26 last year, when Tihar jail authorities released 1,000 prisoners on parole to decongest prisons in view of the Covid pandemic.

OP Chautala was sentenced in a corruption case in 2013.(HT Photo )
OP Chautala was sentenced in a corruption case in 2013.(HT Photo )
Published on Jun 24, 2021 03:23 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

126 released on parole in May to decongest Jharkhand jails in Covid-19 time

A senior official said that to decongest prisons in the state amid Covid-19 pandemic, a new jail has been set up at Barhi in Hazaribag with a capacity to accommodate 300 inmates.

The 30 jails of the state have around 21,000 inmates against a capacity of 16,900.(Shutterstock)
The 30 jails of the state have around 21,000 inmates against a capacity of 16,900.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jun 04, 2021 01:32 PM IST
PTI | , Ranchi

SC calls for early release of eligible convicts

An application filed by lawyer Sachin Yadav drew the court’s attention to the fact that many such prisoners were languishing in prison as these boards had not convened during the pandemic.

Yadav was represented by advocate Shoeb Alam, who referred to a May 7 order of the top court aimed at decongesting prisons during the pandemic that said prisoners charged with non-heinous crimes be granted interim bail or parole for 90 days.(HT File)
Yadav was represented by advocate Shoeb Alam, who referred to a May 7 order of the top court aimed at decongesting prisons during the pandemic that said prisoners charged with non-heinous crimes be granted interim bail or parole for 90 days.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 02, 2021 04:37 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

202 prisoners out on emergency parole fail to surrender, declared fugitives

In the past two weeks, police have arrested five such persons for street crimes such as robbery, attempted murder, snatching and carrying illegal arms.

On Monday, the Supreme Court acknowledged the efficacy of Mishra’s software, seeking his assistance in ensuring that life convicts could exercise their legal right of early release after serving 14 years in jail.(Representative image)
On Monday, the Supreme Court acknowledged the efficacy of Mishra’s software, seeking his assistance in ensuring that life convicts could exercise their legal right of early release after serving 14 years in jail.(Representative image)
Updated on Mar 12, 2021 12:15 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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