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Two Chemists have been sentenced to three years imprisonment

DP Correspondent Nawanshahr, October 13 : – Two chemists-Verinder Pal Singh of Banga and Lakhvir Singh of Bakapur-in the district have been sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 1 lakh each by the courts on September 19 and 27 respectively for defaulting on various counts during the checking of their

Drug peddler sentenced for 10 years

DP Correspondent Ludhiana : – The Special Court of Additional Sessions Judge sentenced accused Vishram Rawat resident of Village Bijra District Betia, West Champaran Bihar for the offence under drug peddling. He was convicted with sentence to undergo rigorous imprisonment for ten years and with fine of Rs One lakh under section 20 of NDPS Act.

Two Pakistanis sentenced for shipping pharmaceuticals to US

Washington: Two Pakistani nationals have beensentenced by a US court for operating Internet sites that illegally shipped pharmaceuticals from Pakistan and the UK to customers in America. Sheikh Waseem Ul Haq, 43, and Tahir Saeed, 54, who operated the internet sites from 2005 to 2012, were arrested in London in October 2012. They were extradited

Indian national sentenced for slashing ex-wife’s throat

Singapore: A 45-year-old Indian man wassentenced to eight years in prison and nine strokes of cane for slashing throat of his estranged Singaporean wife, a media report said today. Krishnan Karunakaran had slashed throat of his 38-year-old wife Boomichelvi Ramasamy in October 2013 after she rebuffed his demands to help him stay in Singapore by


Hong Kong protest leaders sentenced

Hong Kong: The leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, which saw mass rallies in 2014, were sentenced on Monday.Joshua Wong, 19, who became the teenage face of the protests, was given 80 hours of community service for unlawful assembly. Nathan Law, 23, was sentenced to 120 hours, while Alex Chow, 25, was given a three

Abu Jundal, six others sentenced to life till death

Mumbai: A Special MCOCA Court on Tuesday sentenced Lashkar-e-Taiba operative and 26/11 Mumbai terror attack plotter Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal and six others to life imprisonment till death in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Two others have been sentenced to life imprisonment and three others were awarded eight years jail term. All

Lionel Messi, father sentenced for tax fraud by Spanish court

Barcelona: A Spanish court on Wednesday sentenced FC Barcelona’s Argentine football star Lionel Messi and his father to a prison term for tax fraud committed between 2007 and 2009. The Barcelona Provincial Court ruled that Messi and his father, Jorge Messi, had committed three counts of tax fraud that were punishable with 21 months (one

Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in jail for murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Pretoria: A South African court on Wednesday sentenced Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp. Pretoria High Court judge Thokozile Masipa said in her ruling that Pistorius is “not a violent person” and had shown remorse and inclination to perform social work, reports Efe.

Indian-origin man sentenced for assaulting women in New Zealand

Melbourne: An Indian-origin taxi driver in NewZealand has been sentenced to three months home detention for ‘indecent assault’ on two women in separate incidents, a media report said on Saturday. Sandeep Kumar, an Auckland taxi driver, twice groped women passengers in his cab. He has been sentenced to three months home detention so that he

South Africa mum sentenced for trying to sell baby on Internet

Johannesburg: A South African mother who tried to sell her 19-month-old baby boy on the Internet for USD 340 was given a five-year suspended sentence, a justice official said on Thursday. The 20-year-old mother will not spend time in jail, but will live under house arrest for three years. The woman, who cannot be named

Two sentenced for raping teenager

Bijnor: Two persons have been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for 20 years by a court here for raping a minor girl in 2003. Judge Rajneesh Kumar on Saturday also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on each of the convicts. The victim, a 15 year-old girl, had gone to the fields in the evening of