hard labour


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hard labour

the penalty of compulsory physical labour imposed in addition to a sentence of imprisonment: abolished in England in 1948.
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He said that the minimum support price of different crops must be protected so that the growers could reap the frit of their hard labour.
"This hard labour will be for the people of the country, you have to keep that in mind...the fruits of this hard labour will be consumed by the mass people of the country," she said.
YOUNG offender George Davey, aged 10, appears understandably glum after he's sentenced to a month's hard labour for stealing two rabbits.
Later he'd argue that what he'd done was only the result of horseplay and got six months' imprisonment with hard labour for his trouble.
Six other defendantsreceived15 years imprisonment with hard labour, while another defendantreceived10 years imprisonment with hard labour.
Later he'd argue that what he'd done was only the result of horse play and got six months imprisonment with hard labour for his trouble.
On the other hand, the feudal lords, vaderas and capitalists had been exploiting the masses and reaping the fruit of their hard labour.
He complained that his client had become old, but the jail authorities were taking hard labour from him.
GLASGOW: A manhas been sentenced to life in prison with seven years' hard labour after being found guilty of drugging, robbing and murdering his wife during a holiday to Pakistan reported The Herald.Mumtaz Sattar, 38, a mother-of-two, was killed by husband Abdul Sattar after they arrived at Lahore Airport on Saturday September 21, 2013.Sattar had claimed that he and his wife were doped, robbed and thrown out of a taxi.
What these inadequate nohopers deserve is plenty of cold turkey in jail with hard labour, the one thing of which they are truly terrified.
North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced a Korean American man to 10 years of hard labour on Friday for subversion, China's Xinhua news agency reported, in the latest conviction of a foreigner for crimes against the isolated state.
Stealing six rhubarb tarts in 1864 left Thomas Barry serving 14 days' hard labour and spending four years at reform school.