India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday February 10, 2014
An Indian national in Dubai was on Monday sentenced to one month jail for making a hoax bomb threat and fined 2,000 dirhams (about $500) for consuming alcohol without a permit.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 23, 2014
Although almost 80 per cent of Indian prisoners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are eligible for relocation to Indian jails under the Transfer of Sentenced Persons Agreement, only about 10 per cent wish to serve their remaining sentence back home.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday January 20, 2014
A 26-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to three months in jail for molesting a domestic help in the elevator of an apartment block in Dubai.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 12, 2013
A court in Dubai has sentenced an Indian national to three months in jail followed by deportation for molesting a Zimbabwean woman.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 29, 2013
A court in Bahrain has sentenced a 32-year-old Indian man to three years in jail for allegedly forging credit cards.
World | Reuters | Monday July 22, 2013
The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to Dubai, the Norwegian foreign minister said on Monday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday July 20, 2013
A Norwegian woman sentenced to 16 months in jail in Dubai for having sex outside marriage after she reported an alleged rape said she decided to speak out in hopes of drawing attention to the risks of outsiders misunderstanding the Islamic-influenced...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 3, 2013
Maanyata Dutt has confirmed that her husband Sanjay Dutt, who is currently completing his three-and-half-year jail sentence, has cancelled Dubai premiere of Policegiri. Instead, he suggested to organise paid premiere to raise funds for Uttarakhand fl...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 7, 2013
Three Bahrainis have been given two years jail term for assaulting two Indian tailors with scissors and wooden planks in that country in 2011.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 4, 2013
An Indian man in Bahrain has been sentenced to jail for two years for embezzling 30,000 Bahraini dinars from his employer.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 15, 2013
A court in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has upheld a jail term awarded to a 37-year-old Indian man for molesting a Sri Lankan domestic help earlier this year.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 9, 2013
Two Pakistani men, who clubbed an Indian national to death following quarrel over buying liquor, have been sentenced to five years in jail by a Dubai court.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday January 28, 2013
Two Indian men have been sentenced to one year in prison each and flogging for manufacturing and selling liquor in Saudi Arabia where alcohol is strictly prohibited.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday May 31, 2012
A 43-year-old Briton who allegedly pinched a young woman's derriere in a Dubai bar may have to spend up to 15 years in jail.Steven Sherriff insists that he was mistaken for the groper. A 23-year-old redhead claimed that someone squeezed her left derr...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 8, 2011
A man promoting fake concerts of singer Mariah Carey has been sentenced to jail for 21 months
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 17, 2010
An Indian who spent 16 months in prison for not being able to pay up a fine for an offence he had committed has been released.?? ?Gopal Ram, the 42-year-old man from Rajasthan, left for his hometown in India on Thursday four years after he arrived in UAE.??? He has beco...
World | Press Trust Of India | Tuesday July 13, 2010
As India and UAE work out an agreement for prisoner exchange, Indians serving sentences in Dubai jails appear wary of the prospect of completing their terms in prisons at home, with some describing the detention centres in India as "hell".Many Indian prisoners here in fact dread the prospect and are...
World | Associated Press | Monday April 5, 2010
A Dubai appeals court on Sunday upheld a one-month prison sentence for a British couple convicted of kissing in a restaurant.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 18, 2010
A string of steamy text messages has resulted in a jail sentence for an Indian couple, local media announced Wednesday, in the latest case of passions clashing with the law in the cosmopolitan, yet occasionally conservative, Gulf city of Dubai.
Monday January 12, 2009
Asif narrowly escaped a two-year jail term in Dubai after last year's drug possession case but the pacer is still saddled with a bill of Rs 6.3 million.