The harsh sentence handed down to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy confirms anew an ancient truth of politics: Even in the world’s most firmly entrenched democracies, corruption remains a curse.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Kathmandu District Court has slapped the former central committee member of All Nepal Free Students' Union (ANFSU) Indra Hang Rai an eight-year jail term for his involvement in raping a college girl in Kathmandu some five months ago.

SC slaps 11 and half-year jail on rapists

November 19, 2019 08:06 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: The Supreme Court on Monday slapped 11 and half-year jail terms on the rapists of Pooja Bohara, a minor at the time of the crime.

BHARATPUR, May 10: Situation took a nasty turn when a youth serving jail sentence in the prison of Area Police Office, Ratnanagar was found in a critical condition.

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Bahraini court sentenced 138 people to prison on terror charges on Tuesday, including 69 to life sentence, and revoked their citizenship, the public prosecutor said in a statement.

Jailbird dies in prison

September 20, 2018 11:10 am

GAUSHALA, Sept 20: A jailbird died in Jaleswor prison of Mahottari district last night.