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Deadly gang wars: Nearly 100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil’s prisons
Global   Monday, January 09, 2017 IST
 
Deadly gang wars: Nearly 100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil’s prisons

Deadly gang wars: Nearly 100 inmates killed in one week in Brazil’s prisons

No less than four detainees were killed on Sunday in an office in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas state, sending the quantity of savage jail fatalities more than 100 in only one week.

A great part of the savagery, which incorporates a few slaughters with beheadings and gutting, has been among opponent medication posses in endlessly stuffed offices.

On Sunday four detainees were killed in up 'til now misty conditions in a Manaus jail, state open security authorities there said.

Destructive jail riots have escalated in Brazil since a détente separated in July between the nation's two biggest medication posses, the First Capital Command (PCC) and the Red Command (CV).

The nation was hit Friday by a terrible jail slaughter at the Monte Cristo Farm Penitentiary (PAMC) in Roraima express that left 31 dead.

That agitation came days after imprisoned posse individuals killed 56 matches in a 17-hour bloodbath at a jail in Manaus.

PAMC, the biggest jail in the state, was likewise hit by savage brutality in October, when battling between opponent packs murdered 10 prisoners.

At the time, the jail held 1,400 detainees - twofold its ability.

The conditions of northern Brazil, which outskirt beat cocaine makers Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, are fight zones in the medication exchange.

Penitentiaries there - and all through Brazil - are frequently under the true control of medication packs, whose turf wars on the outside are additionally battled out among prisoners.

Packing compounds the issue, activists say.

Brazil's detainee populace has been swollen by endeavors to get serious about a vicious and lucrative medication exchange.

The nation's correctional facilites hold 622,000 detainees - generally youthful dark men - as indicated by a 2014 equity service report, which found that half more limit was required.



 
 
India files appeal with Pakistan seeking release of Kulbhushan Yadav
Global   Monday, January 09, 2017 IST
 
India files appeal with Pakistan seeking release of Kulbhushan Yadav

India files appeal with Pakistan seeking release of Kulbhushan Yadav


Islamabad: insideIndian High Commissioner in Islamabad Gautam Bambawale, WednesdayWednesday, met Pakistan Foreign Secretary  Tehmina Janjua to formally file associate degree charm against the death sentence given to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav for alleged spying.

“We have filed associate degree charm and that we wish that Kulbhushan Jadhav is discharged at the earliest,” Bambawale told reporters once the meeting.

As per Pakistani law, associate degree charm had to be within forty days of the sentencing. Jadhav was sentenced to death by a Pakistani court for alleged spying on Apr ten. The charm has been filed under the Pak Army Act Section 133(B) - Court of Appeals.

During his meeting the Pakistan Foreign Secretary, Bambawale also demanded consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Pakistan has denied Indias request for consular access to 46-year-old Jadhav over a dozen times in the last one year.

Pakistan Army has already rejected any chance of granting consular access to Jadhav who was sentenced to death for espionage and subversive activities.

During his previous meeting with Januja - on April 14 – Bambawale had asked for the list of charges and authentic copy of verdict of military tribunal against Jadhav to launch an appeal against his conviction.

He also said that India was seeking consular access on the basis on international law humanitarian grounds.

Pakistan Foreign Office has said that during the period of the trial of Jadhav, the due judicial process was followed and he was provided with a lawyer in accordance with relevant laws and the Constitution of Pakistan.

Jadhav was awarded death sentence by the Field General Court Martial earlier this month, evoking a sharp reaction in India which warned Pakistan of consequences and damage to bilateral ties if the "pre-meditated murder" was carried out.

Pakistan claims its security forces had arrested Jadhav from the restive Balochistan province on March 3 last year after he reportedly entered from Iran. It also claimed that he was "a serving officer in the Indian Navy."

The Pakistan Army had also released a "confessional video" of Jadhav after his arrest.

However, India denied Pakistans contention and maintained that Jadhav was kidnapped by the Pakistan authorities.

India had acknowledged that Jadhav had served with the navy but denied that he has any connection with the government. 



 
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