Monday, 23 September 2019

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Koena Mitra sentenced to jail in fraud case

BOLLYWOOD actor Koena Mitra has been sentenced to six months in prison in a fraud case. She has claimed that she has been framed in the case, adding that she will challenge the order in a high court. According to the Mumbai Mirror, the complaint against her was filed by model Poonam ...

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Iran ‘jails British Council worker for spying for UK’

LONDON: An Iranian woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran for spying for the UK, officials say. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said the woman had been “in charge of the Iran desk” of the British Council, a cultural organisation. She confessed to “co-operating” with British intelligence, ...

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Fake German heiress sentenced to 4-12 years behind bars

NEW YORK: Anna Sorokin, the German con artist who passed herself off as a wealthy heiress to swindle banks, hotels and even close friends as she lived out a high-society, Instagram-ready fantasy in New York, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years in prison. The 28-year-old, who had played ...

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Julian Assange sentenced to 50 weeks for skipping UK bail

LONDON: A UK judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian embassy. Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious version of the offence as she gave the 47-year-old hacker ...

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Mohan Babu sentenced in cheque bounce case

HYDERABAD: A Hyderabad India court on Tuesday sentenced veteran Telugu actor-producer M. Mohan Babu to one year imprisonment in a cheque bounce case. The 23rd Metropolitan Special Court, which convicted Mohan Babu in the nine-year-old case, also directed him to pay Rs40.75 lakh towards the defaulted amount. His production house ...

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India’s court orders death sentence for rapists of 8-year-old girl

An Indian court sentenced two men to death for the gang-rape of an eight-year-old girl that sparked angry protests. The sentence was one of the first ordered under a new law allowing for fast-track trials and capital punishment for child rapists. Crowds chanted “Death to rapists!” after the brutal attack ...

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