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NYC student jailed for one year in Dubai for ‘insulting an airport guard’

NYC student gets 1-year UAE jail term for airport incident; advocates criticize harsh treatment and emotional toll.

21-year-old NYC Student Elizabeth Polanco De Los Santos faces UAE prison sentence amid airport incident controversy (licdapolancodelorbe/Instagram)(licapolancodelorbe/Instagram)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 10:12 AM IST
ByVedanth Shinde

Chandigarh: Seeking 7,000 bribe from murder convict lands law officer in jail for 4 years

The accused, Munish Mittal, the then law officer at the office of ADGP, Prisons, Punjab, Sector 17, Chandigarh, was held guilty under Sections 7 and 13 (1) (d) punishable under Section 13 (2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act

The CBI court’s order stated that corruption in a civilised society was a disease like cancer, which, if not detected in time, was sure to malign the polity of our country, leading to disastrous consequences. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST
By, Chandigarh

Fake cryptocurrency OneCoin co-founder sentenced to 20 years in US prison

Karl Sebastian Greenwood has been detained in New York since his 2018 arrest in Thailand and extradition to the US over his role in promoting OneCoin.

US judge Ramos also ordered Greenwood to forfeit $300 million.
Published on Sep 13, 2023 04:50 AM IST
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Massive manhunt underway in Pennsylvania for escaped killer

Massive manhunt underway in Pennsylvania for convicted murderer Danelo Cavalcante who escaped from prison 10 days ago. 400 officers on the hunt.

These undated images obtained from the Pennsylvania State Police reportedly show escaped convicted murderer Danelo Souza Cavalcante captured in a security camera at the Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, late on September 4, 2023. US police redoubled their efforts on September 6, 2023, to track down Cavalcante. (Photo by Handout / Pennsylvania State Police Department / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
Published on Sep 10, 2023 06:11 AM IST

Actress Bijou Phillips fears husband Danny Masterson's safety in prison

Actress Bijou Phillips fears for her husband, Danny Masterson's, safety in prison after he was sentenced to 30 years to life for rape.

Bijou Phillips fears for Danny Masterson’s life in prison after rape conviction(Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
Published on Sep 09, 2023 11:52 AM IST
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