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Felicity Huffman gets 2 weeks jail in US college admissions scandal

Huffman is the first parent to be sentenced among 50 people indicted in an elaborate and wide-ranging scam.

When a little compassion goes a long way

There is no end to helping people, says Leong Yew Kee after collecting RM810 for a young mother who was convicted of stealing baby products for her child.

China’s first ‘cyber-dissident’ given 12-year jail term

The sentence is one of the harshest meted out to a dissident since President Xi Jinping came to power in 2012.

Court reduces jail sentence on young mother who stole milk, diapers

Judge says mothers do what is best for their children.

Abolish Sedition Act now, PKR Youth tells govt after Wan Ji’s...

PKR Youth chief Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir says PH had repeatedly said that it would repeal the act.

Bahrain court overturns stripping of 92 Shiites’ citizenship

The Bahraini appeals court today has overturned a decision to strip the citizenship of 92 Shiites guilty of plotting an Iran-linked 'terror' group.

Lawyers split over delay of jail term for man who smashed...

One says it is irregular to seek a halt to a custodial sentence while another says there is nothing unusual about it.

India jails 3 for life after shocking child rape and murder

The court also levied fines of 150,000 rupees on the three men given life terms – priest Sanji Ram, Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar.

Couple charged with maid’s death seek review of 20-year jail term

Their counsel, Gopal Sri Ram, says the jail sentence is illegal and contrary to the law.

Indian priest sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping minor

Robin Vadakkumchery was found guilty on Saturday of raping a 16-year-old schoolgirl, with the crime only coming to light after the victim gave birth to a baby.

Lawyers warn of ‘the other death sentence’

They say courts must be given the discretion to decide on minimum and maximum jail terms in place of the death penalty, as long-term custodial sentences will still see inmates dying behind bars.

Saudi prince faces UK jail sentence amid loan fight

The sentence for contempt of court in England stems from a dispute between the prince and the Kuwaiti-listed mobile operator Zain over a 2010 loan.

Man, 61, jailed 9 years for sexual assault on 8-year-old girl

Judge orders the offender, who pleaded guilty, to be placed under police probation for two years after serving his jail sentence.

‘Monster dad’ gets 8 years less on 2 of 623 rape,...

High Court sentences man, on appeal, to 40 years in jail on two charges of sodomising and raping his teenage daughter, and fixes another day for mention of the remaining 621 convictions.

Mechanic gets 10 years’ jail, caning for rape and robbery

He was slapped with five charges for rape, unnatural sex, molestation and gang robbery at a cyber cafe in Puchong last year.

Rafizi fails to set aside OSA conviction over 1MDB audit expose

PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli closer to 18-month jail term pending final appeal.