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life imprisonment

a sentence of incarceration for a lengthy time. In some states ‘life’ may mean ‘whole life.’ Mostly there are provisions for a minimum term or for parole or for pardon or some combination. In the UK the sentencing judge will specify the time to be served without parole and there have been some ‘whole life’ cases. If released on parole the prisoner is on licence and maybe recalled to serve the rest of the sentence if there is further offending.
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The convict named, Raghuveer Singh, was sentenced to life imprisonment in a murder case by the Madhya Pradesh High Court for killing his wife", Katara told ANI.
The Dagupan RTC Branch 41 gave out a life imprisonment on Amina Emam and imposed a fine of P800,000 also for selling illegal drugs.
The additional district and session judge Syed Kamal Hussain Shah awarded the sentence of life imprisonment to one Aamir Ahmad who had allegedly killed Eid Bad Shah resident of Tatterkhel in the limits of Latamber police station about two years ago.
We offer to introduce a life imprisonment without the amnesty, as well as administrative measures against parents.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry had itself strongly condemned the sentences handed out in the 'Operation Room' case, in which 14 were sentenced to death and 37 to life imprisonment.
Tahsin E[currency]ahinkaya (89), who was also sentenced to life imprisonment in the same trial by the 10th High Criminal Court in Ankara, is also bedridden at GATA and suffering from an undiagnosed illnesses.
TEHRAN (FNA)- An Al-Qaeda terrorist, sentenced to life imprisonment in the US, said that members of the Saudi royal family sponsored the terrorist network in the 1990s.
Synopsis: Consistent with recent years, 63% of Americans say they favor the death penalty for convicted murderers, and when given a choice, they prefer the death penalty (50%) over life imprisonment (45%) as the better punishment for murder.
The Makati Anti-Drug Abuse Council (MADAC) was commended yesterday for its no-nonsense drive against illegal drugs that led to the conviction of six offenders, all sentenced to life imprisonment, for violation of R.
The court had earlier this month commuted death sentences awarded to Murugan, Santhan and Perarivalan to life imprisonment due to inordinate delay by the federal authorities to decide on their mercy pleas.
Faiz Mattawa Hamad al-Khor, jailed since '85, sentenced to life imprisonment.
THE Sessions Court on Wednesday sentenced to life imprisonment to six people involved in the murder of Matka king Suresh Bhagat.