Sunday, 27 September 2020

Tag Archives: JAILED

British-Asian drugs gang jailed for nearly 140 years

BIRMINGHAM: Seven British-Pakistanis were among an eight-member Birmingham drugs gang have been jailed for more than 138 years for conspired to smuggle up to £19 million of heroin into the United Kingdom. The crooks had hid the drugs inside industrial machinery shipped from Lahore, but were arrested following an investigation ...

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Jakarta’s Christian governor jailed two years for blasphemy

JAKARTA: Outgoing Jakarta governor and President Joko Widodo’s ally was found guilty of blasphemy by a District Court on Tuesday (May 9) and sentenced to two years in jail. The hearing on Tuesday capped a long-drawn trial against Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who was recently defeated by his rival Anies Baswedan ...

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Pakistani man jailed in UK for beating wife

LONDON: A Pakistani man has been imprisoned in the UK for beating his wife with a hammer after she forgot to cook his dinner. 21-year-old Mohsin Akram shouted ‘you’ve had your chance to be a good wife’ when he attacked her while drunk at their home in Cardiff. After his ...

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Wealthy Pakistani Couple Jailed in UK for Fraud

LONDON: Wealthy Pakistani asylum seekers with £250,000 in savings who claimed asylum in Britain before taking £40,000-a-year in benefits have been jailed six months apart to prevent their children going into care. Syed Zaidi, 41, and wife Rizwana Kamal, 40, claimed they were being persecuted in their Pakistan homeland. They ...

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Couple jailed for sexual abuse of woman kept as prisoner

LONDON: A married couple in Co Armagh who sexually abused a woman held prisoner in their home for six years have been sentenced to a total of 18 years in prison. Keith Baker was sentenced to 15 years in prison while his wife Caroline was given a three year sentence, ...

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Instagram models jailed for extorting Nigerian billionaire

TWO POPULAR Instagram models have been jailed for extorting a Nigerian billionaire as well as other wealthy men. Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo were high-end prostitutes and claimed that they had evidence of these men cheating on their wives. They would then demand money in order to keep their claims private, ...

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Bangladesh player SUNNY denied bail in girlfriend snaps case

DHAKA: A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesday after he was charged with posting “intimate” photos of his girlfriend on social media. Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application, meaning the 31-year-old spinner ...

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