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Saudi woman may face jail under new harassment law for hugging a pop star

A woman may face charges under a new harassment law in Saudi Arabia after storming a stage to hug a pop star, authorities and local media said Sunday. The woman could face two years in prison and a fine of up to 100,000 Saudi riyals ($27,000), attorney Abdulkarim al-Qadi told the Okaz news site. The…

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Hussain Lawai sent to jail for 14 days

A judicial magistrate in Karachi has sent Hussain Lawai to jail on judicial remand for 14 days. The FIA wanted an extension in their custody of Lawai. The authorities said that they have taken his initial statement and have information on even more accounts, which is why they need to interrogate him. Lawai, the vice-chairperson…

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LIVE UPDATES: Avenfield to Adiala

Nawaz Sharif, the three-time prime minister and leader of the PML-N, and his daughter Maryam are returning to Pakistan to surrender to authorities.

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Video: Will go to jail with my children, says Nawaz’s mother

Shamim Akhter, the mother of Nawaz Sharif, said she would not let her son and Maryam Nawaz go to prison alone. “I will also go with them, if they are sent to jail,” she said. “If they are sent to jail, I will also go with them.” Akhter said, “It’s my belief that they are…

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Pakistani founder of Dubai firm Abraaj faces jail term over bounced cheques

The founder of embattled Dubai-based group Abraaj, the region’s largest private equity firm, faces a possible three-year jail term over bounced cheques for millions of dollars, lawyers said on Thursday. A court in the UAE city of Sharjah will issue its ruling on July 5 in the case against Arif Naqvi, who did not attend…

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Dr Shakil Afridi moved from Peshawar prison to ‘safer location’

The Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track and kill Osama bin Laden has been moved by authorities from a prison in the country’s northwest to an unknown safer location, an official and family member said Friday. Shakil Afridi has been languishing in a prison in the city of Peshawar for almost eight years after…

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Paris attacks suspect jailed for 20 years for Belgian attempted murder

BRUSSELS – A Belgian court sentenced Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and a co-accused to 20 years in prison on Monday for trying to kill police during a shootout in Brussels in 2016. Judge Marie-France Keutgen told the courtroom that 28-year-old Abdeslam and Tunisian Sofien Ayari, 24, had been found guilty of “attempted terrorist murder”…

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India’s eco warriors who sent Bollywood’s Khan to jail

New Delhi: In the movies Salman Khan always wins. But offscreen, the Bollywood tough guy hero may have met his match in a 530-year-old Hindu sect that puts animals above humans — especially superstars. The determination of the Bishnoi community forced Khan to spend two sleepless nights in a Rajasthan jail following his conviction last…

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Former South Korea president Park jailed for 24 years

A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates. Park became South Korea’s first democratically elected leader to be forced from office last year when the Constitutional Court ordered her out over a scandal that…

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At least 68 die after fire erupted during attempted jailbreak in Venezuela

CARACAS: A fire allegedly set during an attempted jailbreak from Venezuelan police holding cells killed 68 people on Wednesday, the country’s top prosecutor and an inmates’ rights group said. The blaze at the detention facility in Carabobo state is the latest in a series of deadly incidents in Venezuela’s overcrowded jails. “In light of the…

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Pakistani jailed in Saudi Arabia eight years ago awaits execution

Reporting By Deevan Adil A Pakistani man has been in a Saudi jail for the past eight years as drugs were found on him.  Ghulam Mustafa went to Jeddah eight years ago via an agent. His family, based in Mandi bahauddin, says they lost contact with him. They recently learnt that Mustafa was awaiting his…

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Flamboyant Nehal Hashmi released after one month in prison

RAWALPINDI: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz, Nehal Hashmi, was released from Rawalpindi’s Adiala Jail on Wednesday after he completed one-month punishment in contempt of court case. Earlier this month, Senator Hashmi was disqualified by Supreme Court and sentenced to one-month imprisonment over his incendiary speech against Supreme Court judges. Nehal Hashmi was sent…

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Watch: This Egyptian woman beat up her harasser and sent him to jail

NEWS DESK: A 20-year-old Egyptian woman, named Rania, became the first to get a court ruling against a sexual harasser, reported Al-Arabiya. Rania, who is a resident of Qena in Upper Egypt, sued her sexual harasser, who got three years in jail. As recorded on video, she first beat him up after he touched her against…

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Czech woman, held for heroin smuggling, sent to jail

LAHORE: Czech Republic woman, Tereza Hluskova, who was arrested earlier this month with 9 kilograms heroin while trying to board Dubai-bound flight at Lahore airport, has been sent to jail after her remand ended. The 21-year-old Tereza Hluskova was in custody of Customs authorities on 14-day judicial remand at Kot Lakhpat jail. Today, in her…

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175 years in jail for USA Gymnastics doctor, who assaulted over 150 girls

Lansing, United States: Disgraced former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison on Wednesday for sexually abusing scores of young girls under the guise of medical treatment. “I’ve just signed your death warrant,” Judge Rosemarie Aquilina said as she handed down the sentence after a week of gut-wrenching testimony…

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Two jailed over sexually assaulting minor in Karachi

KARACHI: A local court in Karachi sent two criminals to jail for sexually attacking a deaf and mute girl here on Saturday. According to details, a court in Malir district of Karachi handed 22-year jail sentence to Sajid and Muneer over gang raping a disabled child. Sajid and Muneer had raped the child after kidnapping…

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Assailants open fire inside sessions court in Hyderabad, injure suspect

HYDERABAD: Two assailants opened fire at a sessions court in Hyderabad on Thursday, despite the presence of police officials and walk-through gates. According to details, the assailants opened fire on a suspect in a murder case named Moharram Jamali. As soon as Jamali walked out of the court’s vicinity, the assailants broke into the premises…

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British woman jailed in Iran to appear in court on Dec 10

LONDON: The British-Iranian woman serving a five-year jail sentence in Tehran for alleged sedition will appear in court on December 10 charged with spreading propaganda, her husband said Thursday. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) — the media organisation’s philanthropic arm — was told about the court date by the country’s…

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Sicilian Mafia boss Riina ‘the Beast’ dies of natural causes

MILAN: Salvatore “Toto” Riina, the most powerful and feared Sicilian Mafia boss of the 20th century, died of natural causes early on Friday after almost a quarter century in jail, Italy’s Justice Ministry said, reported Reuters. Riina, who turned 87 on Thursday, died in the prison ward of a hospital in Parma, the northern Italy…

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‘Imran Khan to go to jail’

KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Industries Manzoor Hussain Wassan, who is known for making political predictions, said that PTI Chairman Imran Khan would go to jail. Speaking to media here on Tuesday, Wassan said that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif or Maryam Nawaz might become the next prime minister. “Nawaz Sharif will return to the country,”…

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Spanish ruling party threatens to jail Catalan leader if he declares independence

NEWS DESK: Spain’s ruling Partido Popular party has issued its most severe warnings to date to Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont over the consequences of tomorrow’s widely predicted declaration of independence, with a PP spokesman saying he could end up like the historic Catalan leader Lluís Companys – in jail, reported The Independent. “Anybody that declares…

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