JANAKPURDHAM,Jan 30: On Sunday night, six detainees broke the wall and escaped from the custody of Dhanusha Police at Mahendranagar, Dhanusha.

MYANMAR, July 1: Myanmar freed more than 2,000 detainees on Wednesday, among them journalists and others who the ruling military said had been held on incitement charges for taking part in protests, local media reported.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Three policemen including Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) have been suspended following the recent escape of two detainees from police custody of the Metropolitan Police Circle, Singhadurbar on Saturday.

RAUTAHAT, June 26: Two detainees died while eight others were injured after a police van met with an accident in Rautahat on Tuesday.

ACARIGUA, May 25: Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded in a confrontation in a cellblock in central Venezuela in what a state official called a failed escape attempt, but human rights groups described as a massacre.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25: The Supreme Court has released five detainees during the Dashain holidays. “Five detainees were released after their detention was found illegal,” Nagendra Prasad Kalakheti, spokesperson of the Supreme Court, told Republica on Wednesday.

YEMEN, June 23: The so-called “liberators” in Yemen are sexually and physically torturing detainees at secret prisons. Survivors recall disturbing stories laden with gruesome interrogation tactics for extracting false confessions. Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen attempts to portray themselves as the bearers of freedom and reason.

MUKALLA, June 22 :Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the “grill,” in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire, an Associated Press investigation has found.