Police arrest Swedish mother who locked son up for 28 years

A mother in Sweden has been arrested on suspicion of locking her son inside their apartment for 28 years, leaving him undernourished and with almost no teeth, police and media reports said Tuesday.“The mother is suspected of illegal deprivation of liberty and causing bodily harm,” Stockholm police spokesman Ola Osterling told AFP.He said the man[...]

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Benue Police arraigns pastor for raping 16-year-old girl

A 45-year-old Pastor, Philip Ukuma has been arraigned by the Police before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl (name withheld) in Konshisha Local Government Area, LGA, of Benue state.The accused is a Pastor serving with the Steward Salvation Ministry, Mbanonu Gaav in Konshisha LGA.At the hearing, the Prosecuting Police Officer,[...]

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Two killed, 14 injured in shooting at US party

Two people were killed and 14 wounded early Saturday in a shooting at a backyard party in Rochester, New York state, police said.Officers responding to reports of gunfire in the area found a “chaotic scene” with about 100 people running in various directions, interim police chief Mark Simmons told reporters.“In total, we have 16 confirmed[...]

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Woman kills stepson in Kano, lands in trouble

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) in Kano State, has arrested a 29-year-old housewife, Jamila Abubakar, over alleged murder of her stepson, Muhammad Bashir.Mr Shehu Umar, NAPTIP Zonal Commander in charge of Kano State, confirmed the arrest in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in[...]

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FCT police arrests car thief who stole FRSC patrol van

Operatives of the FCT Police Command, on Saturday, arrested a car thief who stole a patrol van belonging to the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) headquarters from where it was packed at Wise Zone 5, Abuja.The arrest was made at Bwari area which is a border community between FCT and Kaduna state.DSP Anjuguri Manzah, FCT[...]

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Police nab guard who raped stranded woman in Ibadan

OFFICERS of the Oyo State Police Command, weekend, arrested a guard, Daniel Amanda, for allegedly raping a stranded housewife (name withheld) in Ibadan.The 23-year-old lady was reportedly returning on a trip from Lagos and when she got to Ibadan in the night, was unable to get a vehicle to take her home because of the[...]

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Angolan ex-president’s son jailed five years for $500m fraud

Angola’s Supreme Court on Friday handed a five-year jail sentence to Jose Filomeno dos Santos, the son of the oil-rich country’s former president, for fraud when he headed the national sovereign wealth fund.Dos Santos, 42, was summoned before court in December over allegations he tried to embezzle up to $1.5 billion (1.3 billion euros) from[...]

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Man bags 25-years imprisonment for raping 11-year-old girl in Ogun

An Abeokuta High Court has sentenced a 36-year-old man, Ugochukwu Obiakor, to 25 years imprisonment for raping an 11-year-old girl.Obiakor, who had pleaded not guilty to a one- count charge, was convicted for forcefully having sexual intercourse with the 11-year-old.Delivering her judgment, the Chief Judge of Ogun, Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, held that all evidences presented[...]

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Breaking: Gokada owner Fahim Saleh gruesomely murdered

Fahim Saleh is the owner of gokada bike hailing company gokada in Nigeria. He was gruesomely murdered in his $2.2m NewYork apartment yesterday. NewYork policed department NYPD found his dismembered body yesterday afternoon. Sources reveal that he was killed with an electric saw and his body cuts into different pieces with is torso limbless and[...]

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American man, three sons arraigned for selling fake coronavirus cure

An American and his three sons are facing federal charges that they illegally sold a bleachlike chemical mixture as a miracle cure for the new coronavirus and other diseases, US federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The substance marketed as Miracle Mineral Solution was sold across the United States through an entity called the Genesis II Church[...]

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Man arraigned for allegedly having sex with female pig in Ibadan

A 22-year-old man has been arraigned in an Ibadan Magistrate Court, Iyaganku for allegedly having sex with a female pig. The suspect whose name was given as Ayokunbi, was working in a farm at Eleti Odo area, Iwo Road, Ibadan where he allegedly developed amorous relationship towards the sow.He was charged with one count of[...]

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Man kills wife with cobra, after failing with viper

A 27-year-old man identified only as “Sooraj” has been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife by letting loose a cobra in her room after first failing to kill her with a viper.According to Dailymail. co.uk, Sooraj, who worked in a private bank, bought the snake to kill his wife, Uthra.The police in the southern state[...]

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Thieves wearing masks of Salah arrested in Egypt

Four men have been arrested in Cairo after using masks depicting Liverpool star Mohamed Salah as a disguise to rob stores.The gang of armed thieves was caught by the police while attempting to rob a store on Hassanein Heikal Street, in the Nasr City neighbourhood of Egypt’s capital, DailyStar UK reports.All four of the robbers[...]

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Iran jails French academic six years

Iran has sentenced French-Iranian academic, Fariba Adelkhah, to six years in prison on national security charges, her lawyer said on Saturday.“The court has sentenced her to six years.“We have appealed and if accepted, the sentence will drop to five years,’’ Adelkhah’s lawyer, Saeed Dehghan, told Reuters.Iran dropped spying charges against Adelkhah but she remained in[...]

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