Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: JAILED

Briton jailed for life over plot to kill Theresa May

LONDON: A British man was sentenced to life in prison on Friday over a plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May by first detonating an explosive device to get into her Downing Street office and then using a knife or a gun to attack her. Naa’imur Rahman, 21, of north ...

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Indonesian woman jailed for complaining about mosque noise

MEDAN: A woman in Muslim-majority Indonesia was sentenced to 18 months in jail Tuesday for complaining about the volume of a mosque´s call to prayer – the latest conviction under a controversial blasphemy law. Meiliana, 44, an ethnic Chinese Buddhist, was found guilty of insulting Islam for asking her neighbourhood ...

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US threatens more Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed

WASHINGTON: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin warned the United States would levy more sanctions on the troubled Turkish economy if Ankara does not soon release a jailed American pastor. Deepening a spat that has rattled financial markets and threated to split a long-standing defense and political alliance, Mnuchin suggested the next ...

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Pak polls ‘stolen’, results ‘tainted’: Nawaz Sharif

In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been “stolen” and warned that the “tainted and dubious results would cast a “bad impact” on the country’s politics. Talking to visitors in Adiala Jail on Thursday, the ...

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Singapore: Man jailed 6 weeks for illegally importing cats

Photo: AVA SINGAPORE: A 48-year-old man was sentenced to six weeks’ jail on Wednesday (Jul 25) for illegally importing two cats into Singapore. Mohamed Yazid Ahmad was caught at Woodlands checkpoint last November, said the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) in a joint news release. ...

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Indonesian teen raped by her brother jailed for abortion

JAKARTA: A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her brother has been sentenced to six months in prison for having an abortion, police said Sunday. Both the girl and her 18-year-old brother were convicted Thursday by the District Court of Muara Bulian in Batanghari district in Jambi province, said ...

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Ex-pole dancer jailed for encouraging postman to kill himself

LEICESTER: A former pole dancer who left a postman to die alone, after deceiving him into believing they had a genuine suicide pact, has been jailed. Natasha Gordon was found guilty by a jury, at a recent trial, of encouraging Matthew Birkinshaw to take his own life. She claimed it ...

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Gang who forced girl, 14, into prostitution jailed for 18 years

BIRMINGHAM: Three men have been jailed for a total of 18 years for plying a schoolgirl with drugs and forcing her to work as a prostitute. Jake Cairns, 21, Jack McNally, 21 and Brandon Sharples, 20, ruthlessly exploited the 14-year-old, who was made to pose naked for photographs published online ...

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Victim of Birmingham crash was drug dealer

BIRMINGHAM: One of the victims of the Birmingham crash that killed six people has been identified as a drug dealer who had only recently been freed from prison. Kasar Jehangir, 25, had served time for leading police on a 130mph chase in which heroin was thrown from an Audi, similar ...

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