Convict beats up wife during ankle tag release

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A convict allowed to spend the final months of his jail term at home wearing an electronic ankle shackle has been sent back to prison after having beaten up his wife.The 27-year-old man was arrested in Hohenems, Vorarlberg, and put behind bars in again in a prison in Feldkirch after his wife, 35, told police […]

Elsner to stay in custody as ankle tag bid fails


Another prominent businessman has had his appeal to be freed with an electronic ankle tag rejected.Former BAWAG bank CEO Helmut Elsner¬ís lawyers hoped to get their client out from preventive detention in Vienna following a new law which came into effect at the beginning of this month. They previously filed 15 official appeals to let […]