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Dubai Royal Family Responds to Allegations of Holding Princess Latifa Hostage since she tried to Flee the country in 2018
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Dubai Royal Family Responds to Allegations of Holding Princess Latifa Hostage since she tried to Flee the country in 2018

Dubai's royal family has responded to allegations made by Princess Latifa in secret recordings that she has been held hostage against her will since 2018 when she tried to flee the country. In the secretly recorded videos released this week, the princess, who is daughter to Dubai ruler, Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, said she feared for her life and she was told by police officers she wouldn't 'see the sun again.' The footage prompted global calls for a UN investigation. The UN human rights agency then asked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide proof that the princess is still alive. The royal family through the UAE embassy has now released a statement but there was no video or photo released with the family's statement which could serve as proof of life, nor did the ...
Police Officers Stopped By Two Rottweilers In Owerri
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Police Officers Stopped By Two Rottweilers In Owerri

Seems the police came to arrest some of the occupants in that compound who brought out their dogs and the police men were scared of entering the compound.�� Happened today in UMUCHIMA, Owerri, Imo state Here’s the clip; https://youtu.be/4o-aZ8up7_k
Police recover body of one of its informants in Lagos ocean
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Police recover body of one of its informants in Lagos ocean

Police officers at the Akodo Police Station have recovered the body of an informant, Wale Kalejaiye, who went missing during an attack on police personnel in the Akodo area of Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State.   According to reports, Kalejaiye last week Monday, led a team of police officers to the community to arrest some suspected hoodlums notorious for terrorizing residents of the area. The police arrested three suspects identified by Kalejaiye and were in their way out of the community when he identified another one. The police had effected the fourth suspect's arrest when a group of hoodlums, attacked them, overpowered them and then kidnapped Kaleyaiye.   After days of searching for him, his body was on Friday, February 5 at about 11pm, found floating at the Segun Beach a...
16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear
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16-year-old Girl Commits Suicide after She was Accused of Stealing her Mother’s 3 new Underwear

A 16-year-old grade 10 pupil of Lunga Day Secondary School in Mwinilunga district of Northwestern Province, Zambia, has committed suicide after being accused of stealing three new underwear belonging to her mother. Agness Katenga is said to have sneaked out of the house around 8pm on Saturday, January 30, after she was beaten by her mother, Lucy Kayombo for the alleged theft and hanged herself on a mango tree. A statement issued by the Police in Northwestern Province, said Agness was angered by the accusation. Police added that they visited the scene and suspected no foul play. Meanwhile, speaking to a local media in Mwinilunga on Monday afternoon, a family source claimed that the pants were later discovered in the mother's suitcase. According to the source, the deceased's ...
7 Still Missing As Bandits Ambush Police Officers In Kaduna
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7 Still Missing As Bandits Ambush Police Officers In Kaduna

The whereabouts of seven police officers out of 15 that were ambushed by bandits along the Birnin Gwari-Funtua road on Friday is still uncertain. However, Daily Trust on Sunday gathered that eight of the officers were rescued. Our correspondent gathered that the 15 officers were travelling from Minna in Niger State to Kano through the Burnin Gwari-Funtua road when they were ambushed by a group of bandits along the Farin-Ruwa junction. The Birnin Gwari Emirate Progressives Union (BEPU) also reported that at least 18 police officers were missing but later stated that two had made contact with family members but were still in the forest. While speaking with Daily Trust on Sunday, the BEPU chairman, Salisu Haruna, said the whereabouts of many of the police officers was uncertain, ...
Two off-Duty Virginia Police officers arrested and charged for their roles in the U.S. Capitol riot
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Two off-Duty Virginia Police officers arrested and charged for their roles in the U.S. Capitol riot

Two off-duty police officers in Virginia have been arrested and charged in connection to the deadly breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Rocky Mount Police officers Jacob Fracker and Thomas Robertson were arrested Wednesday January 13, after they were photographed inside the Capitol making an obscene gesture in front of the John Stark statute, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia announced. In a photo included as an exhibit in the criminal complaint, the men were seen posing in front of the statue with their fingers raised. A social media post was also included in the complaint. In the post, Robertson said “CNN and the Left are just mad because we actually attacked the government who is the problem and not some random small business ... The right IN ONE DAY...
‘No Tear Gas, No Helmet’ — Senior Police Officers Tell IGP How #EndSARS Went Out
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‘No Tear Gas, No Helmet’ — Senior Police Officers Tell IGP How #EndSARS Went Out

When Mohammed Adamu, the inspector-general of police, called 77 commanders of the anti-riot squad, known as mobile police (MOPOL), to a post-End SARS protests review meeting, he got more than he bargained for. Also present at the meeting, which was held at the force headquarters in Abuja on Monday, November 30, were members of the police management team, counter-terrorism commanders and special protection unit commanders who were brought together to “take stock” of the End SARS protests. Most of the MOPOL commanders who raised complaints were initially diplomatic — and the message was most likely lost on the inspector-general, who had told them to speak their minds so that the mayhem would not repeat itself. His aim, he had said, was to study what they got wrong and what they ...
Bayelsa Bye-Election: Police Recover Corpses Of 6 Officers Who Drowned
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Bayelsa Bye-Election: Police Recover Corpses Of 6 Officers Who Drowned

The Bayelsa Police Command has confirmed the recovery of the bodies of the six Police Officers who drowned on election duty in Southern Ijaw on Saturday. In an exclusive interview with TVC, Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat confirmed that the bodies are already in the morgue. “The unfortunate incident occurred on Friday, December 4, 2020, when one of the speedboats conveying eleven Policemen from Yenagoa to Southern Ijaw capsized at Oporoma. Five of the Policemen were rescued immediately, while six were missing,” according to a police statement. Governor Diri, who also condoled with the families of the deceased policemen, said in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, on Sunday, that their sudden demise while on national duty was very painf...
200 Police Officers To Guard Diego Maradona’s Burial Site To Stop Grave Robbers
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200 Police Officers To Guard Diego Maradona’s Burial Site To Stop Grave Robbers

Two hundred cops will guard the cemetery where Diego Maradona is buried to deter grave robbers. Argentine officials fear fanatical fans will plunder his plot in a bid to collect ghoulish mementoes of the World Cup superstar. The Ministry of Security said the strict measures would be in force for at least a week to “prevent any incident” at the Bella Vista cemetery on the outskirts of the capital Buenos Aires. Maradona, whose Hand of God goal knocked England out of the 1986 World Cup, died last week aged 60. He had a heart attack following an op on a brain blood clot. Last week, thousands lined up to see the national hero’s body lie in state. 'THE PEOPLE WORSHIPPED DIEGO' Many more lined the route of the funeral cortege, and cops fought running battles with fans. Of...
Four armed robbery suspects arrested in Lagos
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Four armed robbery suspects arrested in Lagos

Police officers attached to Alakuko station in Lagos state police command have arrested four suspected armed robbers.   A statement released by SP Muyiwa Adejobi, states that the robbers were arrested on November 24 at about 12am.   According to Adejobi, the suspects have been terrorizing and dispossessing residents of AMJE Bus Stop, Ajegunle, Masalasi, and Dalemo communities in Alakuko Area of Lagos state, of their belongings. He said one locally-made pistol with 4 life cartridges was recovered from them.   Adejobi gave the names of the suspects as Suleiman Babajide, 26, Mustapha Michael, 25, Daniel Gideon, 23 and Olalekan Adesina, 26.   Adejobi said the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be transferred t...
IGP Promotes 82,779 Junior Police Officers
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IGP Promotes 82,779 Junior Police Officers

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni, has today, 23rd November, 2020 approved the promotion of Eighty-Two Thousand, Seven Hundred and Seventy Nine (82,779) Junior Police Officers to their next ranks. The promotion of the officers comprising 56,779 Sergeants to Inspector, 17,569 Corporal to Sergeants and 8,431 Constables to Corporal is part of the on-going efforts at boosting the morale of personnel and repositioning the Force for greater efficiency. Those promoted also include 86 junior officers negatively impacted by the ENDSARS riots – 16 got special posthumous promotion while 70 others injured during the violence arising from the ENDSARS protests were equally specially promoted. The IGP, while congratulating the officers, charged them to see their promotion as...
EndSARS: Hundreds Of Resignations By Police Officers Rejected By The IGP
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EndSARS: Hundreds Of Resignations By Police Officers Rejected By The IGP

Resignation letters from hundreds of officers in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests have allegedly been rejected by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. Senior officers confided in The Guardian that hundreds of policemen were ready to leave after their humiliation and burning of stations. “There is no amount of talk that will assuage the anger of policemen. We are very angry. Many of my colleagues tendered their resignation, but they are not accepting it. The morale is terribly low. Our officers were dehumanised. Some were killed. Many of us don’t have offices anymore. Nigerians should ask us to go if they don’t need police anymore. Are we not also Nigerians? Why should we be treated like animals?” an officer fumed. IGP Adamu had vowed to arrest perpetrators in...
We’re Hungry – Police Officers Cry Out Over Unpaid Six Months’ Salaries
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We’re Hungry – Police Officers Cry Out Over Unpaid Six Months’ Salaries

The newly recruited constables into the Nigeria Police Force have cried out over the non-payment of their six months salaries. The new constables who passed out of police colleges in April, told DAILY POST exclusively that they are yet to be paid salaries since they joined the force. Some of the policemen, while speaking with our correspondent, said they have been reporting at their respective duty posts without pay since April. Pleading anonymity, the police recruits said they expected to be paid in October after going to the Force Headquarters in Abuja for IPPS documentation in September. They lamented that other police officers were paid on Monday, but they were ignored. “We are hungry. We have been working since April without any salary. Our commanders won’t stop pos...
IGP Adamu Tells Police officers To Use Firearms When Their Life Is In Danger
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IGP Adamu Tells Police officers To Use Firearms When Their Life Is In Danger

The Inspector General of Police Muhammed Adamu instructed the police officers to result to the use of firearms if they perceived their live is in danger. He said this in a video shared by ChannelsTV on twitter. He asked "does it make sense for an officer carrying arm to be killed?" The order says an officer may result to the use of firearms if a person try to attack him with gun, stick, machete or other dangerous weapons. And anyone that commit offense that is liable to imprisonment of 7 years or death may be shoot. The law however stated that the action maybe contested in court where the court will determine whether the officer was truly in danger. Read it bellow and you can see the attached clip for the IGP statement. https://youtu.be/K46VAPkDI08
IG Tells Police Officers To Protect Themselves Against Physical Attacks
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IG Tells Police Officers To Protect Themselves Against Physical Attacks

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has asked the personnel of the force to protect themselves against attacks from any quarter. He said the men and officers have the right to defend themselves in case of physical danger. The IGP spoke on Friday during an assessment tour of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja, where he also encouraged the operatives who had abandoned the streets for the past five days following the killing of over 20 policemen in the violence that rocked the country. Adamu alleged that the #EndSARS protesters were out to demoralise the personnel, adding that the government and the Nigeria Police Force would soon roll out packages for the families of the deceased officers. He stated, “The unity of this country lies in the support t...
EndSARS Protest: We Feel Abandoned – Police Officers
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EndSARS Protest: We Feel Abandoned – Police Officers

While millions of Nigerians have been wondering why hoodlums have been given a free reign to run riot over Lagos, Ilorin, Jos and many other cities without being checked by policemen, some senior serving officers have explained that most of them are reluctant to intervene following the widespread bashing from the same people they have been trying to protect in the past. His revelation has shed light on the fact that despite the order of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu for the deployment of Mobile Anti-riot units across the country – on the strength of the widespread destruction his order has largely been ignored. However, clearly disturbed by the continued looting, Adamu yesterday gave fresh or- ders to the police hierarchy to reclaim the “public space’ and restor...
EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Lists Names Of Police Officers Currently Being Prosecuted
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EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Lists Names Of Police Officers Currently Being Prosecuted

Good morning Lagos, Today seems like a good day to get on to the work of rebuilding Lagos and ending police brutality. To show our commitment to the latter, here is a list of ongoing prosecution of police officers for offences related to the violation of human rights in Lagos. 1. State of Lagos v. 1. Insp. Surulere Irede 2. Sgt. Sunday Ogunyemi 3. Corp. Hezekiah Babatunde - Manslaughter. Adjourned to 13/11/2020. Justice Ogunsanya 2. State of Lagos v. Ogunyemi Olalekan - Murder. Adjourned to 5/11/2020. Hon Justice Coker. 3. State of Lagos v. Sgt. Gbanwuan Isaac - Grievous Bodily Harm. Set for arraignment. Justice Sholadoye. 4. State of Lagos v. Aminu Joseph - Murder. Adjournment date to be announced. Hon Justice Nicole Clay. 5. State of Lagos v. Sgt. Alechenu Benedict -...
Ogun To Prosecute Four Police Officers For Murder
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Ogun To Prosecute Four Police Officers For Murder

This was disclosed by the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on his personal twitter handle. Read full statement below: We invite the public to monitor the following criminal cases against defendant police officers in Ogun State: 1. The State v. Inspector Wasiu Lawal - Murder trial coming up for hearing on 10 November 2020 at the Ipokia Division of the High Court of Ogun State. 2. The State v. Okoi Obi - Manslaughter trial coming up for hearing on 2 December 2020 at the Ijebu-Ode Division of the High Court of Ogun State. 3. The State v. Inspector Niyi Ogunsoro - Murder trial at the Abeokuta Division of the High Court of Ogun State. Date of hearing to be communicated. 4. The State v. Inspector Ahmed Mohammed - Murder charge ready to be filed at the Ilaro Division of the...
Buhari Directs Wages Commission To Speed Up New Salary Scale For Policemen
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Buhari Directs Wages Commission To Speed Up New Salary Scale For Policemen

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has said directed the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission to finalise new salary structure for members of the Nigeria Police Force. Buhari made this known in a live broadcast on Thursday evening. Better welfare package for police officers is one of the five-point demands of #EndSARS protesters in the country. Addressing Nigerians on Thursday, the President said, “With regard to the welfare of police personnel, the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission has been directed to expedite action on the finalization of the new salary structure of members of the Nigeria Police Force. The emoluments of other paramilitary services are also being reviewed upwards.”
IGP reportedly orders withdrawal of policemen from VIPs amid #EndSARS protests
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IGP reportedly orders withdrawal of policemen from VIPs amid #EndSARS protests

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has reportedly ordered the withdrawal of police officers attached to very important persons (VIP) in Nigeria.   According to TheCable, the directive was issued via a police wireless message on Wednesday, October 21, and is expected to take effect immediately.   This development comes following two weeks of End SARS protests by Nigerians demanding an end to police brutality in the country.   In the directive issued to police zonal commands, only those attached to government houses, the senate president and the speaker of the house of representatives are exempted.   “Inspector-general of police directs you to withdraw all protect personnel attache...
Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester,  Treasure Nduka
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Policemen Arrested, Forced Me To Take Off Bra – EndSARS Protester, Treasure Nduka

Treasure Nduka, one of the #EndSARS protesters arrested in Lagos, says she was beaten by more than 10 police officers and forced to take off her bra in their presence. Speaking with TheCable, she said the police officers at the Ojuelegba station where she was arrested and detained, shot at protesters and labelled her a criminal. As the #EndSARS protests spread across the country, there have been reports of security operatives clamping down on youths expressing their displeasure over the growing rate of police brutality in the country. “At first, it was empowering seeing that a couple of youths were able to make that much impact and at a point, those that were stuck in traffic joined us in the protest. They came down to sympathise with us. It was really peaceful at the beginnin...
Piers Morgan Blasts Man Utd Captain, Maguire after Mykonos Arrest
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Piers Morgan Blasts Man Utd Captain, Maguire after Mykonos Arrest

Renowned English sports journalist, Piers Morgan, has blasted Manchester United captain, Harry Maguire, for displaying a shocking lack of leadership following his arrest on the Greek island of Mykonos. DAILY POST had reported that Maguire was arrested and detained for questioning in the Greek Island of Mykonos on Thursday, for allegedly assaulting officers after a brawl. The 27-year-old defender made an appearance in court on Saturday and will face trial next week amid allegations of assaulting police officers and bribery. Reacting to the development, Morgan, in a tweet via his official Twitter handle on Saturday said the England international has been arrested for drunkenly brawling with police officers more times than he has won a trophy at Man United. “Ma...
House Agent Welds Tenant Door, locking a single mother and her sick child over unpaid rents
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House Agent Welds Tenant Door, locking a single mother and her sick child over unpaid rents

A single mother was locked inside her house with her sick 2-year-old child over unpaid rents. The incident occurred over the weekend in Njoro sub-county, Nakuru in Kenya. The house agent welded the door belonging to Rhoda Makoha’s two-roomed rental house while she was inside with her sick child, leaving her four other children outside as they played. The woman reportedly owes four months’ rent arrears totaling to Sh10,000 (N35,885). She had pleaded with the agent to give her more time to raise the rent money, but the agent stormed her home on Saturday, July 11, and welded the closed door while Rhoda was inside with her sick child. Speaking with The Star, the woman explained that she was unable to raise the rent money because her business outside Egerton Universit...
DeAndre Yedlin Reveals he’s Considering Quitting United States National team
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DeAndre Yedlin Reveals he’s Considering Quitting United States National team

DeAndre Yedlin has revealed he is considering quitting the United States national team because of the racial discrimination in his home country. The Newcastle defender, 26, who has African-American, Native-American, and Jewish-Latvian heritage has condemned the prejudice against black people following the continued protests across the world since the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minnesota police officers. Speaking about quitting the US national team, Yedlin told Sky Sports: 'It's something I've thought a lot about during this quarantine. 'My grandfather, my grandmother especially, I have a whole family of activists, they've always told me to stand up for what I believe in. 'There's no amount of money that can make me shut up about something I think is wrong. ...
Man Utd star Paul Pogba’s Rolls-Royce Seized by Police for Having French Number Plate
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Man Utd star Paul Pogba’s Rolls-Royce Seized by Police for Having French Number Plate

Manchester United star, Paul Pogba's Rolls-Royce has been seized by police after he was pulled over for driving the exotic car with a French number plate. Police officers caught Pogba driving his Wraith Black Badge on the M56 and stopped him when he exited near Manchester Airport on Thursday according to The Sun UK. The police then seized the special edition car on the A4538 near Hale, Cheshire while Pogba was loaded into the back of the patrol car. According to UK laws, Cars from abroad that have been in Britain for more than six months in a year must be registered with the DVLA and fitted with UK plates except if the owner is  a UK resident then they must register their car within two weeks of importing it. Pogba, 27, will have to pay £150 to get his car back with...
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UK PM, Boris Johnson Involved in a Car Crash Outside Parliament

UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was involved in a car crash just outside the Parliament on Wednesday afternoon. The Prime Minister had just left the gates of the Palace of Westminster and onto Parliament Square in Westminster when a protester ran out into the road and leaped in front of his £54,000 Jaguar car. The driver applied a sudden break, forcing the security vehicle following behind to hit the Prime Minister’s vehicle. This left a visible dent on the back of the Prime Minister's Jaguar. Downing Street has confirmed the Prime Minister was in the car at the time of the incident. Johnson was unscathed as the vehicles drove off. Photographs from the scene of the accident showed a man being tackled to the ground and detained by several police officers. Shortly...
Police Allegedly Push 80-year-old to Death in Anambra
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Police Allegedly Push 80-year-old to Death in Anambra

An 80-year-old woman was allegedly push to death by the Police in Agulu community in Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State on Wednesday. The incident was said to have happened when the Police officers were pushed the 80-year-old woman while attempting to arrest her, Channels TV reported. According to family members, on Wednesday morning, the policemen stormed the family’s compound early o arrest the deceased grandson for cult related matters. The old woman was reportedly begging the Police officers to leave her grandson, who is a sickle cell patient when she was allegedly shoved aside by the officers and she fell to her death. President-General of Agulu People’s Assembly, Anene Orakwelu reacting to the news said the State Police Command will open an investigation i...
Unknown Man Brought in to Abuja Hospital by Policemen
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Unknown Man Brought in to Abuja Hospital by Policemen

The management of the National Hospital in Abuja has notified the general public of an unknown patient who was brought to the Trauma Section of the hospital on June 8, 2020. The yet-to-be identified patient was brought in unconscious by some police officers who picked him from Nyanya Bridge. Members of the public with information about the patient who has been receiving treatment should visit the Trauma ICU of National Hospital, Abuja for identification and further necessary action The statement read in parts; UNKNOWN PATIENT The man whose picture is above was brought into the Trauma Section of the National Hospital, Abuja on the 08 June, 2020.The Unknown patient was brought in unconscious by some Police Officers who picked him from under the Nyanya Bridge. The patient h...
Former West Brom Defender, James Hurst Remanded In Custody For Coughing At Police Officers Claiming He Had Coronavirus
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Former West Brom Defender, James Hurst Remanded In Custody For Coughing At Police Officers Claiming He Had Coronavirus

Former West Brom and England defender, James Hurst has been remanded in custody after coughing at police officers and telling them he had Coronavirus. The 28-year-old who plays for Hednesford Town was arrested after losing his temper and swearing at officers. The incident occurred in the garden of his lover’s home in Glasgow’s Drumchapel in April this year, and he admitted acting in a threatening or abusive manner towards the officers The court heard on Monday that the ex-West Brom and Wrexham defender initially contacted the police claiming to be the victim of domestic abuse before officers became aware of a possible outstanding warrant against him. When police confronted him, Hurst yelled: ‘get my lawyer first.’ Prosecuting at Glasgow Sheriff Court, Mark Allan described ...
Ex-Minneapolis cop told other officers ‘you shouldn’t do this’ during George Floyd’s arrest, lawyer says
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Ex-Minneapolis cop told other officers ‘you shouldn’t do this’ during George Floyd’s arrest, lawyer says

One of the four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death tried to warn his fellow officers during the arrest, his attorney claimed in court Thursday. The man, J. Alexander Kueng, hadn't yet completed his third full shift as a police officer when the deadly arrest occurred, his attorney, Tom Plunkett, claimed. Plunkett said Kueng told his fellow officers as they were detaining Floyd, "You shouldn't do that." Lane was also new to the job, having been on the force for only four days when the incident occurred, his attorney, Earl Gray, claimed. Gray said Lane twice asked Chauvin, a training officer, "Shall we roll him over?" He also expressed concern that Floyd may be in "delirium," Gray said. "What is my client supposed to do other than follow what the training o...
George Floyd’s Gofundme Campaign sets world record
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George Floyd’s Gofundme Campaign sets world record

George Floyd’s Gofundme Campaign sets world record for the most donations in the sites history with over $13Million (N4.7Billion) from 500,000 donations across 125 countries. On May 25, Minneapolis police officers arrested George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, after a deli employee called 911, accusing him of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. Seventeen minutes after the first squad car arrived at the scene, Mr. Floyd was unconscious and pinned beneath three police officers, showing no signs of life. The day after Mr. Floyd’s death, the Police Department fired all four of the officers involved in the episode, and on Friday the Hennepin County attorney, Mike Freeman, announced murder and manslaughter charges against Derek Chauvin, the officer who can be seen most clearly in...
‘He was not Resisting Arrest in no Form or Way’ – Friend who was with George Floyd when he was Killed, Breaks his Silence
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‘He was not Resisting Arrest in no Form or Way’ – Friend who was with George Floyd when he was Killed, Breaks his Silence

Maurice Lester Hall, the longtime friend of George Floyd who was in his car when he was stopped by police and brutally killed, has now revealed that Floyd did not resist the police when they came to arrest him, before he was killed while in police custody. Hall and Floyd are both from Houston and became friends in Minneapolis through a pastor. Hall, 42, was in the passenger seat of George Floyd's car when his friend was detained by police and killed in Minneapolis on May 25.   After George's death, Hall fled Minnesota for Houston, where he was tracked down by police and is now being interviewed by a Minnesota state investigator for hours as a key witness into the probe of the conduct of the four police officers who arrested Floyd. Hall who saw as the white...
Nigerian man narrates how he was allegedly extorted by SARS Officers who Arrested him after Getting a Haircut in Lagos
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Nigerian man narrates how he was allegedly extorted by SARS Officers who Arrested him after Getting a Haircut in Lagos

A Nigerian man has narrated how he and others were allegedly extorted by SARS officers who arrested him after getting a haircut. He said the SARS officers were from the Anti Cultism Unit in Gbagada Charlie Boy, Lagos and they picked him up before 8pm on Wednesday June 3. @Dav_Okwulili also alleged that the security operatives arrested people sitting in front of their houses and assaulted those who resisted. The Twitter user who claims he and others were bailed out with N10,000, said there was a lady who has been in the police cell for two days because he refused to sleep with one of the police officers. He tweeted;   MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE @PoliceNG SARZ (Anti Cultism Unit) @segalink @YemieFASH Why i am writing this is basically not because of me, but because we...
See Genevieve Nnaji’s Reaction To The Death Of Teenage Girl Who Was Shot By Police Officers In Lagos
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See Genevieve Nnaji’s Reaction To The Death Of Teenage Girl Who Was Shot By Police Officers In Lagos

Ageless Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji has reacted emotionally to the death of Tina Ezekwe, a 17-year-old girl who was shot dead around the Berger area in Lagos. The death of the teenage girl has sparked outrage in Nigeria and all over social media, people from all walks of life are calling out the police force and demanding justice for the deceased, which is akin to what happened to George Floyd in the United States of America. Screen diva, Genevieve Nnaji also reacted to the issue by aiming her anger at the police for their act of brutality which has snuffed out the life of a promising girl. Sharing a photo of the deceased, Genevieve wrote: They either abuse their power or have the power to abuse. In or out of uniform, we live in constant fear of men. Tina Ezekwe. Vera Omo...
Pregnant Woman in Labour Dies after allegedly Being Delayed by Policemen for not Wearing Face Mask in Ogun State
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Pregnant Woman in Labour Dies after allegedly Being Delayed by Policemen for not Wearing Face Mask in Ogun State

A pregnant woman who was in labour died today after she was allegedly delayed by police officers for not wearing a face mask in the Ogun Waterside local government area of Ogun state. According to reports, the deceased, Waidat Adedeji, went into labour and was being rushed on a motorcycle by one of her children to the Ita-Otu General hospital when they were stopped by police officers at Sowore checkpoint. The police officers inquired why they were not wearing face masks and also not obeying the social distancing order of the state government. It was gathered that the policemen allegedly delayed the motorcyclist for hours before they were later released. The woman reportedly died some minutes after. Youths in the area blamed the police for her death. As a way of protest, they t...
Surgeon Arrested for Murdering his Wife after her Remains Were Found Near their Home
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Surgeon Arrested for Murdering his Wife after her Remains Were Found Near their Home

A surgeon was arrested and charged with the murder of his wife whose remains were found in an outdoor area near the home they shared in Massachusetts after she went missing earlier this week, authorities said. Dr Tuerk, 58 was arraigned on Monday in Dedham District Court. In court documents, it's been revealed that Kathleen was so 'afraid' of her husband's alleged abuse of 'strangling' and 'cutting her with scissors,' that she took a restraining order against him. Court records show McLean told police her husband who she had been married to for just two years, had repeatedly abused her during their marriage, months before her murder. After marrying in December two years ago,  wo months later in February Tuerk was facing charges that he had choked her and cut her with scisso...
Baby who was Born Three Hours Before ISIS Maternity ward Massacre, Survives after Being Shot Twice
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Baby who was Born Three Hours Before ISIS Maternity ward Massacre, Survives after Being Shot Twice

A baby who was shot twice during the Kabul maternity unit massacre that killed 24 people including mothers, nurses, and newborns, has miraculously survived. Last Tuesday, three suspected ISIS gunmen stormed the maternity hospital in the Afghan capital of Kabul, where they killed two newborn babies with at least 12 mothers and nurses. 15 others including men, women, and children were injured.    Officials said three gunmen who disguised themselves as police officers threw grenades before opening fire with rifles.  The gunmen were later killed after they got into a shootout with security forces for several hours. The newborn, who was born just three hours before the attack, survived after doctors operated on her shattered right leg, the Times reported. The surviving i...
Suspected Gang Members Express Displeasure Over Disruption of Candle Light Procession for Colleagues in Ikotun
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Suspected Gang Members Express Displeasure Over Disruption of Candle Light Procession for Colleagues in Ikotun

Police officers raided a candle light procession held in Agbaranje, Ikotun, by some suspected criminals in honor of their members who were killed via jungle justice in the area and this angered the suspected criminals. Police operatives from Ikotun Division raided the area on Tuesday evening and dispersed the group that had planned a candle light procession to honour the deceased who were unjustly killed over suspicion that they were ‘One Million Boys’, PM Express reports. Some of the suspects who organized the procession in honor of their slain members were arrested while many escaped and were said to be at large. The publication adds that some of the members, mainly the youths in the area, who are suspected members of a gang, have expressed their anger at having police disru...
Australia Lorry Crash Leaves Four Police Officers Dead
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Australia Lorry Crash Leaves Four Police Officers Dead

police officers have been reported dead following a crash involving a lorry in Melbourne. The police chief for the state of Victoria has expressed shock over he incident saying it was the death was the worst in the entire history of the state’s police force. According to the police, the late officers had stopped a car for over speeding on a motorway when the lorry ran into them. Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton stated that the lorry driver is under security watch in hospital and would undergo drug and alcohol test. Mr Ashton said the lorry driver has not been able to speak. Adding that “When it’s possible for him to be interviewed he will be interviewed.” “Tonight, somewhere in our city, four families’ hearts are breaking. Our hearts are breaking with them....
Police Officers Who Flogged A Woman Yesterday In Osun Arrested
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Police Officers Who Flogged A Woman Yesterday In Osun Arrested

Two policemen in Osun State have been arrested for openly assaulting a woman with whips at Odo Ori Market in the Iwo area of the state. In the video of the incident that has since gone viral on the Internet, the two policemen could be seen repeatedly flogging the woman with whips in their hands and only halted their assault after the intervention of some of their colleagues minutes later. Angered by the situation following outrage by Nigerians, who had seen the video, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, ordered the arrest of the officers for disciplinary action. In a statement on Sunday, Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, said that investigation into the incident was ongoing with a view to sanctioning the policemen for their conduct. He said, “The I...
Police Officers Entertain Citizens with Songs And Dances Amid Lockdown
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Police Officers Entertain Citizens with Songs And Dances Amid Lockdown

The lockdown in many countries necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic has many at their wits’ end. However, ingenious police officers in Panama have come up with an ingenious way to help reduce the people’s frustrations and boredom. Police officers in Panama are doing more than just enforcing the lockdown order in the country, they are entertaining the citizens with songs and dances. According to a senior police officer in the country, Felipe Cruz, they are entertaining the citizens so as to bring hope to them. He said: “There are certain sanitary rules that we have to follow, and they are in their apartment, they don’t have much space and we try to bring them some happiness, joy, hope, faith and will so that they never feel lessened.“ This in itself is a welcomed move because as...
Rapper Playboi Carti Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges (Photos)
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Rapper Playboi Carti Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges (Photos)

American rapper and Iggy Azalea’s boyfriend, Playboi Carti, has been arrested on drug and gun charges. Police officers stopped the 23-year-old on Thursday night, April 02, over an expired tag before they discovered a slew of drugs in his Lamborghini, authorities said. The rapper – whose real name is Jordan Carter – was arrested in Clayton County in Atlanta, Sheriff Victor Hill said Friday in a news release. Police officers discovered 12 bags of marijuana, three guns, xanax, codeine and oxycodone inside the vehicle. He was arrested alongside another man, Jaylon Tucker and they were taken to Clayton County Jail at around 10 p.m. Authorities shared pictures of what was found inside the rapper’s black Lamborghini. Displayed on the hood of his car were several fire...
Used Face masks are Being Sold as new for Profit
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Used Face masks are Being Sold as new for Profit

The recent spread of coronavirus has made face masks to be in high demand in the market. According to reports, used masks are now resold to people in the market. Thailand police officers made a discovery when a house raided in the Saraburi Province area in Central Thailand. Furthermore, about 200,000 used face masks seen distributed to the market. Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the house and they saw six workers busy sorting, washing and ironing the face masks. They as well as having them repackaged inside boxes to be sold. https://twitter.com/LailaIjeoma/status/1237282327421767680  
Angry Youths Kill one, Burn Police Vehicle in Jigawa –
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Angry Youths Kill one, Burn Police Vehicle in Jigawa –

Police have confirmed the killing of one person while four others have been injured in a clash involving police and a mob in Malam Madori local Government of Jigawa state Police spokesman Sp Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the incident to DAILY POST in Dutse. He explained that the incident happened when two police officers in a patrol vehicle knocked down a girl on her way home from school while on a hot chase of a vehicle. He said the incident resulted in commotion and irate youth became violent, killing one person and injuring four passengers travelling in the suspected vehicle. Jijiri added that the irate youth also burned down both the patrol vehicle and the suspected commercial vehicle. Police Public Relations officer added that two officers h...
Alleged Bribe-seeking Policeman Harass Actor, Crew on Set
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Alleged Bribe-seeking Policeman Harass Actor, Crew on Set

Actor, a prominent face in the Yoruba movie industry, Damola Olatunji along with his crew are reported to have been harassed by policemen in Berger, Lagos State, asking for their work permit. According to the actor: “We were on set when these police officers came and started harassing us for a working permit and wanted a bribe. This happened in Berger”   View this post on Instagram   Just In: Alleged bribe-seeking policemen harass actor #DamolaOlatunji and crew on set in #Berger, #LagosState A post shared by Instablog9ja (@instablog9ja) on Feb 6, 2020 at 3:40am PST
Schoolgirl Killed by Stray Bullet as Okada Riders and Police Clash in Iyana Ipaja Riot
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Schoolgirl Killed by Stray Bullet as Okada Riders and Police Clash in Iyana Ipaja Riot

The clash between okada riders and police officers in Iyana Ipaja has allegedly led to the death of a student. In a video shared online, a schoolgirl clad in her school uniform can be seen lying motionless on the floor. Blood soaked through her school uniform and concerned people tried to tie a cloth around her to stem the blood flow. There was a commotion around her as people screamed in distress as they tried unsuccessfully to offer whatever comfort they could to the dying girl.   The clash in Iyana Ipaja started this morning as a result of the okada and keke ban in Lagos. Watch the graphic video below.  
Two Police Officers Die in a Car Accident While Chasing a Commercial Vehicle
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Two Police Officers Die in a Car Accident While Chasing a Commercial Vehicle

Two police officers have died after their car crashed while they were chasing a commercial vehicle. According to reports, the officers, who were driving an official police car, chased after a Sienna carrying passengers along the Ogoni/Akwa Ibom road. In the course of the chase, the police car crashed into a bush and somersaulted. Two officers died in the crash while the Sienna zoomed off.
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Man Allegedly Stoned Police Officers

A 30-year-old man, Ayanniyi Olaosebikan, was on Thursday remanded at Ile-Ife correctional centre for stoning police officers. According to the charge sheet, the offence committed by the defendant contravened sections 365(3) and 508 of the criminal code cap 34 vol ll, laws of Osun State of Nigeria 2002. The Police Prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Osanyintuyi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on January 29, 2020, at about 3:30 pm, along Mokuro Road, Ile-Ife, Osun state The charge sheet disclosed that the defendant obstructed and seriously assaulted two police officers;  Sergeants Adisa Mukaila and Corporal Fagbemi Kolawole. It added that the defendant held their uniforms and pelted stones at them while performing their lawful duty. The defendant, who was...