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Armed Robbers Who Slashed Dog With a MEAT CLEAVER as It Tried to Protect His Owners Are Jailed for Total of 17 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Robbers, cleaver, jailed, dog, terrier, burglary )

Scooby
- 10 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A pet dog was slashed across the head with a meat cleaver as he tried to protect his owners from armed robbers.
Doctor Michael Salmon Jailed Over Sex Assaults at Jimmy Savile Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: abused, patients, doctor, jailed )

Ray
- 71 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A former doctor has been jailed for 18 years for indecently assaulting girls at the UK hospital where Jimmy Savile abused patients.
Zimbabwean Jailed for Nine Years for Eating Python Meat
Offbeat  (tags: animals, medicinal values, Zimbabwean man, jailed, python )

Angie
- 84 days ago - msn.com
A Zimbabwean man has been jailed for nine years for eating python, a protected species. Archwell Maramba said he had been eating the snake meat for its medicinal value.
Chinese Businessman Is Jailed for 13 Years for Hiring Poachers to Kill Tigers So He Could Eat Their Penises
Offbeat  (tags: Chinese, businessman, tigers, penis, jailed, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 115 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A wealthy Chinese businessman has been jailed for 13 years for hiring poachers to kill three tigers so he could eat their penises and drink their blood.
East Germany's Trade in Human Beings
Offbeat  (tags: Human Trade, East Germany, Cold War, jailed, tortured )

Ray
- 170 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People who tried to escape from East Germany during the Cold War could be shot, jailed and tortured. But the government was so short of money that some ended up being secretly sold - to West Germany, the country most of them had been trying to reach in th
UPDATE: Man Found Dead in Ewell River Had Been Jailed for Horrific Animal Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: update, dog torturer, jailed, found dead, animal cruelty, ewell river, animal abuser )

Simone
- 1603 days ago - yourlocalguardian.co.uk
A man found dead in a freezing Ewell river on Wednesday had been jailed last year for slashing the throat of his own dog. Jason Khalili, 52, of Hollymoor Lane, Epsom, was found guilty in July last year of the savage attack on his two year old Staff
Chinese National Jailed As More Illegal Ivory Seized In Nairobi
Offbeat  (tags: kenya, chinese authorites, charged, jailed, illegal ivory, seizure, nairobi )

Simone
- 1701 days ago - coastweek.com
A Chinese national was yesterday jailed for 18 months for possession of illegal ivory barely a day after the weekend seizure of 2 tonnes of ivory and five rhino horns. This was part of two more seizures of illegal ivory from Mozambique and Uganda
You Have Failed Us, Albinos Protest
Offbeat  (tags: crime, albino, Tanzania, Kenya, killings, protest, UN, jailed )

Naoko
- 1709 days ago - nation.co.ke
A lobby for disabled groups has called for the enhancement of the 6-year sentence slapped on the man who attempted to sell an albino friend in Tanzania.
Convicted Dog Fighter Jailed
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dog fighting, jailed )

Cher
- 1744 days ago - rspca.org.uk
A convicted dog fighter from South Wales has been jailed for six months following a major investigation by covert RSPCA inspectors.
Couple Jailed for Trading in Protected Black Coral
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protection, black coral, jailed, trading )

Cher
- 1752 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Two Taiwanese nationals have been jailed in the U.S. Virgin Islands for conspiracy to ship internationally protected black coral into the United States
Imprisoned For A Kiss? Two British in Trouble in Dubai
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, society, culture, crime, jailed, humans, a kiss )

Lady
- 1866 days ago - abcnews.go.com
A couple caught kissing in a Dubai restaurant faces a month of jail time and imminent deportation, local media reported this week.Ayman Najafi, 24, and Charlotte Adams, 25, have appealed a conviction for public indecency, saying a simple peck on the cheek
'Cruel' Mum Jailed Over Girl Starved To Death
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, child starved, death, parents, guilty, jailed )

Lady
- 1869 days ago - news.sky.com
The "chillingly cruel" mother and stepfather of seven-year-old starvation victim Khyra Ishaq have been jailed for her manslaughter.Angela Gordon was sentenced to 15 years and her former partner Junaid Abuhamza has been imprisoned indefinitely
Mistake Kept Woman in Louisiana Jail for Months
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, woman, mental illness, jailed, wrongfully, mistake )

Lady
- 1882 days ago - chron.com
A homeless, mentally ill woman has been released from a Louisiana jail after a clerical mistake kept her there for six months.A relative says 55-year-old Melissa Poche was sent to a hospital after her release Wednesday.
Russian Jailed for Felling 'Siberian Tiger' Trees
Offbeat  (tags: siberian tiger trees, russian, jailed, felling trees, jail sentence )

Simone
- 1896 days ago - google.com
A resident of Russia's far east was sentenced to nearly four years in prison for having chopped down trees necessary for the preservation of the massive Siberian tiger, World Wildlife Fund said Friday. "It's extremely rare that a person is sentenced
Prison Officer Jailed Over Inmate Affair
Offbeat  (tags: prison officer, affair, prisoner, jailed, crime )

Lone
- 1912 days ago - news.sky.com
A prison officer has been jailed over an affair she had with an inmate awaiting trial for arranging an acid attack on his ex-girlfriend
 

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