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Netherlands is shutting down prisons due to lack of prisoners

Imagine a country without crimes, is virtually tantamount to a life without fear. This is somewhat a case in the Netherlands where prisons are being shut down due to insufficient number of convicts. Prison overcrowding might be a problem in the UK, but in the Netherlands they are closing prisons at an astonishing rate, simply because there just aren’t enough prisoners anymore. Five Dutch prison closures were announced in 2016, following nineteen closures in 2014 and eight in 2009. Figures from the Dutch ministry…

Eight more murder convicts hanged to death

KARACHI: At least eight murder convicts were hanged to death on Tuesday, officials said, bringing the total number of people executed since the lifting of a moratorium on death penalty in the country to more than 230.

LHC turns down appeal of two death row convicts

MULTAN: The Multan bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday turned down the appeal of two convicts of an attack on Zulfikar Ali Khosa's house and upheld the verdict of a special court sentencing them to death on 27 counts, ARY News reported.