BEIJING, Jan 28: Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison on the charge of subversion of state power Monday, more than three years after he was detained in a wide-ranging crackdown on the legal profession.
NORRISTOWN, Sept 26: Bill Cosby was marched out of court in shackles on Tuesday after a judge branded him a “predator” and sentenced him to between three and 10 years in prison for sexual assault, capping the downfall of the once-beloved comedian known as “America’s Dad.”
July 7: Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad yesterday, lawyers said, dealing a serious blow to his party’s troubled campaign ahead of July 25 elections.
NEWCASTLE, July 3: The highest ranking Catholic official to ever be convicted of concealing sexual crimes against children has been sentenced to 12 months in Australia for covering up abuse by a pedophile priest.
New Delhi, April 5: Actor Salman Khan was on Thursday sentenced to five years in jail and fined IRs 10, 000 after a Jodhpur court convicted him for the killing of two blackbucks in the two-decade-old poaching case.
NEW DELHI, Jan 24: A special CBI court in Ranchi on Wednesday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Chief Minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav and another former chief minister Jagannath Mishra in the third case of multi-crore fodder scam related to fraudulent withdrawal of money from Chaibasa treasury in 1990s.
NEW DELHI, Jan 6: Former chief minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison and fined Rs 10 lakh on Saturday by a special CBI court in the second fodder scam case+ in which he was found guilty.
MUMBAI, September 7: Twenty-four years after serial bomb blasts ripped through iconic Mumbai locations, a special court has announced the death penalty for two men convicted on charges of criminal conspiracy and murder.
SEATTLE, April 22: A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cyber crime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers, which he then sold on special websites.