Former police chief to face murder retrial

Former police chief to face murder retrial

July 13, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
The former head of Guatemala’s national police, who is a Swiss-Guatemalan citizen, is to face a retrial in Swit...
Feather thief behind bars after CHF6 million museum raids

Feather thief behind bars after CHF6 million museum raids

July 6, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
A man who stole 10,000 bird feathers from natural history museum exhibits is starting a three-year prison sentence ha...
Geneva police investigate prison death

Geneva police investigate prison death

June 6, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Geneva police are investigating the death of a prisoner in the Champ Dollon prison.
Ticino seeks to extradite German speeder

Ticino seeks to extradite German speeder

Feb. 28, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
The canton of Ticino looks set to start a process to bring to justice a German driver convicted of speeding and dange...
German speeder says he won't return to Switzerland for prison sentence

German speeder says he won't return to Switzerland for prison sentence

Feb. 24, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
A German driver is being labeled arrogant by the Swiss media as he insists he will not return to Switzerland to serve...
Neuchatel cantonal worker faces jail for fraud

Neuchatel cantonal worker faces jail for fraud

Feb. 17, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
A former Neuchatel cantonal employee has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling CHF 4m over 15 years.
Convicted pedophile sentence extended for child porn possession

Convicted pedophile sentence extended for child porn possession

Feb. 8, 2017, 6:11 a.m.
A convicted pedophile in a Zurich prison has had his sentence extended as he managed to download child pornography on...
Woman faces jail over CHF 75 fine

Woman faces jail over CHF 75 fine

Dec. 14, 2016, 10:27 a.m.
A 37 year old woman in Vaud faces 6 days in jail – over an unpaid CHF 75 fine.
Man who killed his wife gets 10 years

Man who killed his wife gets 10 years

Oct. 28, 2016, 9:09 a.m.
A man who shot and killed his wife at her lover's house has been found guilty of murder and jailed for 10 years by a ...
One in three rapists escape a prison sentence

One in three rapists escape a prison sentence

Oct. 10, 2016, 3:07 p.m.
One in three rapists in Switzerland end up with a suspended sentence, rather than spending time in prison. According...
Overcrowding in Swiss prisons is improving

Overcrowding in Swiss prisons is improving

Sept. 21, 2016, 11:01 a.m.
Swiss prisons and detention centres are becoming slightly less overcrowded, except for convicts with mental health pr...
Fewer people behind bars in Switzerland

Fewer people behind bars in Switzerland

Aug. 30, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
Fewer people are serving prison sentences in Switzerland, but there has been an increase in female prisoners and thos...
Geneva prisoners have appeal rejected

Geneva prisoners have appeal rejected

Aug. 5, 2016, 6:41 a.m.
The pleas of five prisoners who claimed they were subjected to inhumane conditions at Champ-Dollon prison in Geneva h...
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