• Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:18:54
    Eight get lengthy prison terms over Mae Hong Son prostitution racket
    The Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court on Wednesday found eight defendants guilty of human trafficking, underage prostitution and other charges linked to the “owl tattoo” prostitution racket in Mae Hong Son and sentenced them to imprisonments ranging from eight to 320 years.
  • Sat, 14 Apr 2018 11:28:51
    Criminal offences you should avoid during Sonkgran
    Splashing water on people not willing to get wet during the Songkran Festival can lead to imprisonment, a lawyer warned, adding many common violations of laws during this festive period carry severe penalties.
  • Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:24:58
    Massive Japan manhunt for 'model' convict who fled open jail
    Tokyo, Japan - More than 1,000 Japanese police were on the hunt Friday for a "model" inmate who fled an open prison, officials said.
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  • Sun, 08 Apr 2018 15:19:52
    Two prison escapees quickly surrender, fear consequences of actions
    Two of 16 jailbreakers surrendered to Narathiwat prison officials on Saturday night, one day after they escaped from the Khok Yamoo temporary prison.
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  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 08:03:43
    At least six police killed in Mexico prison riot: officials
    Seven people including at least six police were killed Sunday in a prison riot in eastern Mexico, authorities said, the latest outburst of deadly violence in the country's jails.
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  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Prisoners allowed to watch Love Destiny – by popular demand
    The popularity of period TV series “Love Destiny” has jokingly been said to empty the normally congested roads on the days it broadcast. Now it goes to be broadcast behind bars at the plea of inmates.
  • Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:28:51
    Venezuela jailbreak attempt sparks blaze, 68 dead
    Caracas - A total of 68 people died on Wednesday during an attempted jailbreak in Venezuela after a fire engulfed police holding cells in one of the worst tragedies in years in a notoriously violent and overcrowded prison system.
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  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Courtroom chat of accused killer and admirer goes viral
    A prison in Khon Kaen province has launched an investigation into how a female defendant charged with killing and dismembering a karaoke girl was able to conduct Facebook chats with an admirer and even send him photos directly from her trial.
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:02:29
    Inmates in Northeast screened for TB
    Staff members of public hospitals are examining 2,000 inmates at Maha Sarakham Prison after nine were found to have tuberculosis in 2016 and another eight in 2017.
  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:59:47
    Gunplay earns Sek Loso five days in jail
    Controversial rock star Seksant “Sek Loso” Sukpimai was sentenced to five days’ imprisonment on Thursday for discharging a firearm in a Nakhon Si Thammarat temple.
  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:11:10
    US state says it will use nitrogen gas for executions
    The US state of Oklahoma plans to become the first in the country to use nitrogen gas to execute condemned prisoners, law enforcement officials announced Wednesday.
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  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Top court sentences Santika pub owner linked to New Year’s fire for tax evasion
    WISUK “SIA KHAO” Setsawat, owner of Bangkok’s Santika pub, which is notorious for the 2008 New Year’s Eve inferno that killed 67 people and injured another 103, faces another seven-month prison term, which will not be suspended, for a charge of evading alcohol taxes.
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  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:41:02
    Torture history, 'secret Thailand prison' dog CIA nominee Gina Haspel
    CIA director nominee Gina Haspel could face a tough confirmation battle after a number of lawmakers raised questions Tuesday about her past involvement in torture of detainees.
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  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 09:29:51
    'Most hated man' gets seven years in jail for defrauding investors
    Martin Shkreli, once dubbed the most hated man in America for ratcheting up the price of an HIV drug, was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday on charges of defrauding investors.
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  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 13:31:34
    Ultra-nationalist Myanmar monk walks free from prison
    Yangon - An ultra-nationalist Myanmar monk was released from prison on Friday after serving time for inciting unrest in an anti-Rohingya protest in 2016, a rare punishment handed to one of the country's hardline Buddhist clergymen.
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