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Nigeria Police on Trail of Wanted Criminal who Killed Pregnant Woman and two Children
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Nigeria Police on Trail of Wanted Criminal who Killed Pregnant Woman and two Children

The Nigeria Police Force has launched a massive manhunt for a deadly armed robber declared wanted for the murder of a pregnant woman and two children. DCP Abba Kyari, who disclosed this on Sunday, March 7, said the suspect identified as Godwin Eseoghene Apenu, an ex-convict, escaped from Abuja to Lagos and then to Delta State. The suspect was traced to Oghara town, in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State but he escaped from his house two days ago before he could be arrested. It will be recalled that the Force had placed a N10 million bounty on the suspect and his accomplice after they were captured on CCTV camera during an operation. "Friends, We have finally made lots of progress and traced this Notorious Ex-Convict Deadly Armed Robber, Godwin Eseoghene Ap...
Nigerian National Arrested in India with Drugs Worth Over N20m
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Nigerian National Arrested in India with Drugs Worth Over N20m

  The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Karnataka in Bengaluru, has arrested a 32-year-old Nigerian national on charges of drug peddling and seized 500 gms MDMA worth over Rs 40 lakhs (N20,920,346.50) The suspect identified as Ugochukwu Victor Nwaosu was arrested on Friday, March 5, in Hennur area of the city. The police said he came to India on a student visa. Based on information received from him during interrogation, police raided two houses and launched manhunt for two other suspects identified as Master Chandra and Keshav. According to reports, Govindpura police raided the home of a reality TV star, Mastan at Sanjay Nagar and have detained him in connection with the drug case. Meanwhile, a case has been registered against the Nigerian at the Hennur police station....
Lagos police arrests man for unleashing his dogs on a female police officer
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Lagos police arrests man for unleashing his dogs on a female police officer

The Lagos state police command has arrested Adeyemi Abayomi, pictured left, a resident of No 115, Itire Road, Surulere, for allegedly unleashing his dogs to attack police operatives who came there to invite him after him to their station on Tuesday, March 2. The dogs bit a woman inspector, Atim Umoh. A statement released by Ademuyiwa Adejobi, said the incident occurred on Tuesday, 2nd March,  2021 at about 1130am when one madam Nneka Regina, of No 103, Lagos Street, Ebutte Meta, went to Surulere Division to complain against the criminal attitude of the suspect for illegally occupying her property at No 115 Itire Road, Surulere and threat to life. Adejobi said the police operatives attached to Surulere Division were sent to invite the suspect before he ordered his dogs to attack t...
Notorious Car Snatcher Nabbed in Nasarawa
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Notorious Car Snatcher Nabbed in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested a notorious car snatcher, Faisal Salihu, at New Nyanya, Karu Local Government Area of the state. Spokesperson of the command, ASP Rahman Nansel, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, March 4, said the suspect snatched a Toyota Highlander from the owner at gunpoint. "On 03/03/2021 at about 2300hrs, information was received that one Toyota Highlander, Sky blue in colour with registration number: LSD 225 FD was snatched at gunpoint at Zuba in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja," the statement says. Upon receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe directed Police operatives of the Command to be on the lookout for the stolen vehicle and arrest the perpetrator of the act. "In compliance with t...
Zamfara No-fly Zone: We Suspect Helicopters Are Used To Take Arms To Bandits — Garba Shehu
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Zamfara No-fly Zone: We Suspect Helicopters Are Used To Take Arms To Bandits — Garba Shehu

The Presidency has said there is a strong suspicion that choppers are being used to transport arms to bandits, while defending the Zamfara State no-fly zone order given by the Nigerian government. The Senior Special Assistant to The President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu told Daily Trust on Wednesday that the move was taken to boost security in the state. Also speaking on the ban on mining activities in the state, the presidential aide noted that there were strong suspicions that gold was being swapped for arms by criminal elements operating in the state. He said, “Even in Zamfara, there is a strong suspicion that some of those choppers are being used to ferry arms for bandits and also to evacuate gold and illegally smuggled out of the country, so the country lose...
South African Woman Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Murder her Ex-husband over Child Maintenance
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South African Woman Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Murder her Ex-husband over Child Maintenance

A 35-year-old woman has been arrested in South Africa for allegedly plotting to kill her ex-husband over child maintenance, police said on Thursday, February 25. The suspect, Elelwani Jane Nedzamba was arrested by the Hawks' Serious Organised Crime Investigation members in Thohoyandou, Limpopo. The Hawks received a tip-off about the plot and kept an observation which led to the apprehension of the suspect after she withdrew R10 000 meant as deposit to pay the hitman. The suspect appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Friday, 26 February for conspiracy to commit murder. Her case was remanded to the 14th of April 2021 in the same Court as she remains in custody.
Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation
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Thief Falls From Ceiling During Operation

A dramatic scene was recorded in the mining town of Gwanda, Zimbabwe on Tuesday morning, February 23, when a suspected serial thief fell from the ceiling of a shopping complex during an operation. The suspect reportedly gained access to the shopping complex  at Emabhizeni along 4th Avenue through one of the shops' windows before using the ceiling to enter other shops to steal various goods. A supermarket employee told The Chronicle that he saw the thief in the act and when chased after him, he panicked and fell from the ceiling. The employee said;   I was just arriving for work when I heard sounds at the back. I made a follow up as it was still quiet with most people not having reported to work yet. I saw the thief trying to jump from the ceiling. I managed to clim...
Man Arrested in Imo for Killing Another Man Who Accused him of Sleeping with a Married Woman
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Man Arrested in Imo for Killing Another Man Who Accused him of Sleeping with a Married Woman

Men of the Imo state police command have arrested a man identified as Emeka Ezuruike, a native of Ubommiri in Rivers State, for allegedly killing a 25-year-old man Victor Ikegwuonu who accused him of sleeping with a married woman. According to a statement released by Orlando Ikeokwu, the spokesperson of the command, preliminary investigation revealed that the deceased, Victor Ikegwuonwu, was said to have informed a 52-year-old man, Pa Chijioke Anyiam, that his wife Patience Anyiam, 30 yrs old, was involved in a hot romance with the suspect. ''Sequel to that, Emeka went to see Victor to ask him about the allegation. During the enquiry, both of them got into a serious fight and in the process Emeka Ezuruike stabbed Victor Ikegwuonu with pieces of broken bottles which led to the deat...
Driver Arrested While allegedly Fleeing With his Boss’s Car in Ogun
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Driver Arrested While allegedly Fleeing With his Boss’s Car in Ogun

Men of Ogun State police command have arrested Eyo Eta, pictured above, for allegedly running away with the car of his boss, a Toyota highlander with registration number APP 467 GS. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspect was accosted by men of Federal highway patrol at about 9:30pm at Imeri juncture Ijebu Mushin heading to Benin. ''When he was stopped by the policemen, he was unable to give satisfactory answers to all the questions posed to him and he was subsequently taken to the station for more questioning. It was at the station that he confessed to taking the car away to Benin City unknown to the owner of the car. The DPO Ijebu Mushin, CSP Hillary Simire there and then placed a call to the owner of the car who identified himself simp...
Man sent to prison over failure to produce suspect he stood for as surety
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Man sent to prison over failure to produce suspect he stood for as surety

A man has been sent to prison over failure to produce the suspect he stood for as surety. Mr. Gajah Omayulele Lovely was arraigned before Justice G. O. Imadegbelo of the Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City on Tuesday, February 23. According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr.Lovely was arraigned on a two count charge of conspiracy to pervert justice and failure to produce a suspect (Richman Pere) for whom he stood as surety. One of the counts reads: "that you Gajah Omayulele Lovely on or about the 9th January 2021 whilst standing as surety to a suspect, one Richman Pere (at large) aided and abated his escape by refusing to produce him for arraignment before the Federal High Court, Benin..and failing to cooperate with the Economic and Financial Cri...
Three Shot on a Music Video Set for Rappers Roddy Ricch and 42 Dugg
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Three Shot on a Music Video Set for Rappers Roddy Ricch and 42 Dugg

Three people were reportedly shot in Atlanta during the filming of a music video for the rappers Roddy Ricch and 42 Dugg on Sunday, February 21st. Police responded to a shooting on Wells Street in southwest Atlanta at about 4 p.m. When they got there, they found a man, Peter Cook, 39, grazed by a round of gunfire and was treated at the scene by emergency paramedics. Two other people, Antoine Blake, 25, and Vernon Moulder, 29, were shot during the same incident and took themselves to Grady Memorial Hospital in order to treat gunshot wounds. Witnesses told WSB-TV there were a lot of gunshots shots that quickly scattered about 50 people on the set. “Everyone started running, trying to get out. Or take cover, lot of places to take cover in there,” Teresa Lakes said. ...
Man Allegedly Stabs his Younger Brother to Death in Edo
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Man Allegedly Stabs his Younger Brother to Death in Edo

A man identified as Kadir is on the run after he allegedly stabbed his younger brother, Suleiman to death in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State. It was gathered that trouble started on Friday morning, February 19, when Suleiman scolded Kadir’s wife for being rude to their mother. Kadir, who was not home when the altercation happened, confronted his younger brother for daring to rebuke his wife when he returned. Their mother was said to have intervened and settled the quarrel between the two siblings. The suspect However, not satisfied, Kadir was said to have revisited the issue later in the day and once again, their mother stepped in and calmed the situation. Suleiman was said to have put the matter behind him and went about his normal business. Ka...
Suspect Arrested in Connection With the Murder of a Young Woman in Enugu
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Suspect Arrested in Connection With the Murder of a Young Woman in Enugu

Security operatives have reportedly arrested a suspect in connection with the murder of a young woman in Uwelu-Ibeku, Opi Town, in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State. LIB reported that Egbe Ogocukwu Rita, was found dead on Saturday, December 19, 2020, with multiple stab wounds and some of her pubic hair removed. The deceased went missing Saturday, December 12, when she went for a condolence visit at a neighbouring village, Amukpa Ogbozala, Opi, where her body was found. According to Facebook user, Sen Chijinkem Ugwuanyi, who confirmed the latest development, the suspect was arrested by Opi town central security team at Enugu Ezike on Saturday, February 20. The suspect identified simply as Diof had gone to Enugu Ezike to get charms when he was nabbed. "De...
Man Sentenced to Death over Kidnap and Beheading of French Tourist Hervé Gourdel in Algeria
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Man Sentenced to Death over Kidnap and Beheading of French Tourist Hervé Gourdel in Algeria

An Algerian court has sentenced a man to death over the kidnap and murder of a French mountain climber, Hervé Gourdel in 2014. Hervé Gourdel, 55, was abducted while exploring Djurdjura National Park and later a graphic beheading video emerged of his death. The Jund al-Khilafa group, affiliated to the Islamic State, claiming responsibility for his death leading to widespread condemnation. His captors say they posted a video of his beheading online after France refused to comply with their demand to halt its air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. The French president at the time, François Hollande, condemned the killing as a "cruel and cowardly" act. His body was not found until January 2015, after Algeria mobilised thousands of troops to aid in...
Police arrest 15-year-old student in Niger state for writing fake threat letter of impending kidnapping to his school
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Police arrest 15-year-old student in Niger state for writing fake threat letter of impending kidnapping to his school

The Niger State Police Command has arrested a 15-year-old student, Samaki Azozo, over alleged breach of public peace. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday February 19, said that Azozo allegedly wrote a threat letter to Government Science College, indicating that the school will be attacked by kidnappers. "On 18/02/2021 at about 1200hrs, acting on a tip off, Police Operatives attached to Gawu-Babangida Division arrested one Samaki Azozo aged 15yrs 'm' of Kuje, FCT Abuja, who is an SS2 student of Government Science College, Izom Gurara LGA," he stated. "The suspect was arrested in the school premises for writing a threat letter to the school authority on 16/02/2021 and pasted it on the school notice board. The letter indica...
Wanted man picks jail over spending more time on lockdown with his housemates
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Wanted man picks jail over spending more time on lockdown with his housemates

A wanted man gave himself up to police to get away from his housemates during lockdown, an officer has revealed. The suspect, who was wanted on recall to prison, had become so sick of the people he was living with that he told police he would rather be in jail. Initially, the man broke off his tag to avoid being found by police and put back in jail but he soon got tired of being in the outside world yet locked up at home. He soon rang police to say he wanted some "peace and quiet" in jail. He then handed himself in at a West Sussex police station on Wednesday afternoon, Feb 17. Inspector Darren Taylor explained: "(The man) rang us and said he was going to hand himself in a Burgess Hill police station and that he had broken his tag off. "He would rather go back to pris...
Dismissed Policeman Supplied 5 AK-47 Rifles For Offa Bank Robbery – Suspect
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Dismissed Policeman Supplied 5 AK-47 Rifles For Offa Bank Robbery – Suspect

Four of the five suspects who are on trial for the April 5, 2018 Offa bank robbery in the Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State on Wednesday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how they killed no fewer than 11 persons during the incident. The suspects, Ayoade Akinnibosun, Ibikunle Ogunleye, Adeola Abraham, Azeez Salawu and Niyi Ogundiran, were all present in court during the trial. At the resumed hearing of the case, counsel for the prosecution, Mr. Rotimi Jacob, SAN, called the seventh witness, Inspector John Nwoke, who is the cinematographer attached to the Force Public Relations Unit, Abuja. Nwoke then presented a DVD video to the open court that contained the confessional statements of the accused persons. All but one of the accused persons, Ayoade Akinn...
Man Arrested for Using Pistol to Threaten a Female Prostitute in Lagos
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Man Arrested for Using Pistol to Threaten a Female Prostitute in Lagos

Police operatives attached to Surulere Division of the Lagos state police command have arrested one Peter Arinola, at the Empire Area in Surulere, for using an English Pistol to threaten a prostitute while negotiating and harassing her for sex. Muyiwa Adejobi, the spokesperson of the state police command, said the suspect intended to use the pistol to intimidate the lady to agree to his terms and the amount he wanted to pay, but the lady insisted on certain amount of money. He said Peter brought out the pistol and wanted to force the lady to have sex with him. The lady raised alarm and Peter was overpowered and arrested by the people around the brothel.   ''The police swung into action and further investigation revealed that the suspect used to assist an armed robber (name ...
Nicki Minaj Father Killed by hit-and-run Driver
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Nicki Minaj Father Killed by hit-and-run Driver

The 64-year-old father of rapper Nicki Minaj has died after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in New York. Robert Maraj was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island at 6:15 p.m. Friday when he was hit by a car that kept going, Nassau County police said. Maraj was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead Saturday. The Homicide Squad is investigating the case and asking for the public’s help in identifying the responsible party. There was not a decent description of the suspect vehicle provided. Police are asking any witnesses to the fatal crash to come forward. Minaj, 38, was born Onika Tanya Maraj in Trinidad and was raised in the New York City borough of Queens. She has not made any public statement about her father’s death.
Police Arrest Man who Carried Out Gory 14-hour Rampage in Subway Train Killing two and Injuring others
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Police Arrest Man who Carried Out Gory 14-hour Rampage in Subway Train Killing two and Injuring others

Police on Saturday, February 13, arrested a knife-wielding homeless killer suspected of killing two people and wounding two more during a 14-hour subway stabbing spree on a train moving from Manhattan to Queens in New York, US. Police authorities also recovered the knife the suspect used in the attacks, as the suspect was taken into custody with dried blood on his clothes. According to the NY Daily News, the suspect wore a winter coat, and high-top sneakers as he was taken to the 34th Precinct in upper Manhattan. The unprovoked attacks on a quartet of homeless victims by the suspect elicited a desperate search by police for him. “There is small army of detectives and investigators working all this night throughout New York City,” NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea (pictured belo...
EPL: Donny Van de Beek told Man United Players Don’t Trust Him
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EPL: Donny Van de Beek told Man United Players Don’t Trust Him

Former Manchester City manager, Mark Hughes, has told Manchester United midfielder, Donny van de Beek, that the Red Devils players do not trust him enough with the ball yet. Hughes said this following Man United’s FA Cup fifth-round 1-0 win over West Ham United at Old Trafford on Tuesday night. “You just sense… it looks like they don’t trust him [Van de Beek] with the ball yet,” Hughes told talkSPORT. “When the likes of Fred and (Nemanja) Matic look up, and they see Rashford, they see (Anthony) Martial, they see (Mason) Greenwood, who is still a young player but has great talent, it’s like they defer to them, their first thought is to pass to them. “Van de Beek, I haven’t seen a great deal of movement, I haven’t seen little movements to get in pockets of space, even though yo...
35-Year-Old Man Rapes 90-Year-Old Woman In Yobe
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35-Year-Old Man Rapes 90-Year-Old Woman In Yobe

The police in Yobe State have arrested a man for allegedly raping a 90-year-old woman in her house. The police spokesperson in the state, Dungus Abdulkarim, said the suspect, Mohammed Faruk, committed the alleged crime in Gadaka town. Mr Abdulkarim said the accused admitted to the crime after a medical report confirmed the woman was raped. “On 8/2/2021 at about 1400hrs Police in Fika Divisional police Headquarters apprehended one Mohammed Faruk of Gadaka town, 35 years old, who intruded into a 90 years old woman room in same area of Gadaka thereby molested, assaulted and raped her,” Mr Abdulkarim said in a statement. “On preliminary investigation the culprits confessed to the commission of the said alleged rape. However, medical examination by medical facility Fika confirme...
Man Arrested for Raping 90-year-old Woman in Yobe
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Man Arrested for Raping 90-year-old Woman in Yobe

The Yobe state police command has arrested one Mohammed Faruk for allegedly raping a nonagenarian  woman on Monday, February 8. A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Dungus Abdulkarim, said the incident happened in Gadaka town where both suspect and victim reside. “On 8/2/2021 about 1400hrs police in Fika Divisional police Headquarters apprehended one Mohammed Faruk of Gadaka town, 35, who intruded into a 90-year-old woman’s room in same area of Gadaka, thereby molesting, assaulting and raping her. On preliminary investigation the culprit confessed to the commission of the said alleged rape. Medical examination confirmed penetration and identified drips of semen. The case is currently under investigation. In view of the recent rape cases report...
A Suspect Traveling From Benin To Abuja, Arrested With Five Pistols
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A Suspect Traveling From Benin To Abuja, Arrested With Five Pistols

A suspect traveling from Benin to Abuja, arrested with five pistols and live ammunitions in a Toyota Tacuma at Oguda Bridge, along Okene-Auchi Road. We learnt that the suspect was traveling to Abuja from Benin in a Toyota Tacoma when he was intercepted by the police. The police officers found five pistols and magazines fully loaded with live ammunitions on him. The suspect was thoroughly interrogated by the police before he started talking and opens up on his mission and who he is working for. The suspect admitted to being a resident of Gizza in Abuja, and a Gwandara speaking person. From this it could be guessed that he is also an Abuja native. Also he claimed to have hailed from a Yakubu Aman Family. When asked about who he is working for, he said; he is working for a com...
Kidnapping: I Bought My AK-47 From Soldier For N300,000 – Suspect
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Kidnapping: I Bought My AK-47 From Soldier For N300,000 – Suspect

A 34-year-old suspected kidnapper, Sampson Ebiowei, from Ofunama, Ovia South West Local Government Area of Edo State, has been caught with an AK-47 rifle along with 88 rounds of ammunition, which the suspect said he bought from a soldier serving in Maidugiru, Borno State, for N300, 000. Parading Ebiowei and other suspects on Friday at the Edo State Police Command in Benin City, the new Police Commissioner, Philip Ogbadu, said the Command has made some modest achievements from January 13 to February 4 that he presided over as police boss. Narrating his alleged involvement in kidnapping, Ebiowei, who has three wives and four children, said he was originally captured in the Federal Government’s Amnesty Programme for repentant Niger-Delta militants, but was stopped after three months...
68-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Raping a 7-year-old Girl in Anambra
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68-year-old Man Arrested for allegedly Raping a 7-year-old Girl in Anambra

68-year-old Linus Onuzulike has been arrested by men of the Anambra State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 7-year-old girl in Abagana in Njikoka Local Government. The suspect was paraded alongside fifteen others for different offenses at the Police Command’s headquarters over the weekend. Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, also confirmed the arrest of a 24-year-old man over the rape of a 16-year old girl. He explained that the suspect had voluntarily confessed to the crime, adding that the suspects  would be charged after investigations. Speaking to newsmen, Mr. Onuzulike, denied the rape allegations, saying he was accused by the victim’s mother, who happened to be his sister after they had a misunderstanding. He said: “Benedict said I raped her 7-year old girl, b...
Police Confirm Arrest of 70-year-old HIV Positive Man Who Raped 5-year-old Girl in Benue
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Police Confirm Arrest of 70-year-old HIV Positive Man Who Raped 5-year-old Girl in Benue

  The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 70-year-old man who serially raped a five-year-old girl in Gwer West Local Government Area of the state. Recall that the suspect now identified as Nicholas Akeh, had confessed to have repeatedly molested the child. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Catherine Anene, who confirmed the incident to Daily Trust, said the “suspect is in police custody and investigation is in progress" Akeh, is said to be a neighbour and close family relative of the victim’s parent and has been living with HIV positive for the past 20 years. Meanwhile, activist Ukan Kurugh in an update said that the mother of the victim wants the case closed so she doesn’t incur the wrath of relatives because the suspect is related to her husband wh...
Sierra Leone Man Arrested for Robbing Kenyan Woman he Met on Popular Dating Site
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Sierra Leone Man Arrested for Robbing Kenyan Woman he Met on Popular Dating Site

A Kenyan lady is counting her losses after what began as a chat at a popular dating site, ended up in tears after she was robbed off her phone, money and other valuables. According to a statement by Kenya's Directorate of Criminal Investigations, DCI, on Thursday, the lady had met her would be lover, Alfred Mumoh Bangura on Badoo dating site and after a few days of chats, they decided to meet up physically and get to know each other. They later met at a petrol station in Marurui and together, drove towards Kahawa West in the suspect’s vehicle. However, along the way the suspect turned against her and robbed her off her valuables, leaving her in distress. Detectives immediately went on his trail and arrested him on Wednesday February 3. He was found to be a foreigner from Si...
NDLEA Arrests Two Men with 3kg Cocaine at Lagos and Abuja Airports
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NDLEA Arrests Two Men with 3kg Cocaine at Lagos and Abuja Airports

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested two men at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and the  Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, with over three kilograms of cocaine. The NDLEA in a statement released, said Adeleke Kazeem Biola was arrested at the Lagos Airport with 1.5 kilograms of cocaine on Wednesday, during the outward clearance of passengers on Emirate airline to Dubai while a Lagos-based businessman, Onu Oluchukwu Friday, was nabbed with 1.527 kilograms of the illicit drug at the Abuja airport. According to the Commander, MMIA Command of the NDLEA, Ahmadu Garba, the suspect, Adeleke was intercepted at the departure hall of the Lagos airport with the hard drug neatly concealed in a false bottom of his travel bag. He acknowl...
Ogun Serial Murder Suspect With Charm Owolabi Oludipe ‘Somori’ Shot Dead
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Ogun Serial Murder Suspect With Charm Owolabi Oludipe ‘Somori’ Shot Dead

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have killed a suspected cultist, Owolabi Oludipe, aka Somori. Oludipe was shot dead on Sunday while he and his gang allegedly engaged policemen from the Odogbolu division in a gun battle. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Monday. Oyeyemi said the suspect, who had been on the wanted list of the command, was sighted at the Ita-Ado area of Odogbolu, where he and his fellow Aiye cult members were planning another attack. He added that a call was made to the Odogbolu Divisional Police Officer, who mobilised his men and moved to the scene. The PPRO said, “On seeing the policemen, the gang engaged them in a shootout, consequent upon which their leader, Somori, was shot and injured, while other...
Motorcyclist Apprehended with Ammunition in Delta
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Motorcyclist Apprehended with Ammunition in Delta

A motorcyclist identified as Garuba Sanni has been arrested after over 20 pieces of ammunition was found on him in Oghara, Ethiope West council area of Delta state The Nation reports that Garba was involved in an accident close to Oghara Junction by the Cattle Market along the expressway. It was then sympathizers who rushed to help him discovered he had the ammunition on him. After he was beaten up, the suspect alleged that it was one Sariki in the cattle market that sent him to buy the bullets. The chairman of the community, Mr Eghwere, who confirmed the incident, said “I was in my house when one of my boys called me that they caught a man with bullets. It is like the guy was going to the cattle market. But before he entered the cattle market, by the road, the bike fell down...
36-Year-Old Bus Driver Arrested For Defiling Four-Year-Old Pupil
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36-Year-Old Bus Driver Arrested For Defiling Four-Year-Old Pupil

A 36-year-old school bus driver has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly defiling a 4yrs old pupil (name withheld) of the school where he was working. A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the command, states that the suspect, Humble Michael, was arrested on January 22 following a complaint by the mother of the victim who reported at Ogijo divisional headquarters that while her husband was bathing their daughter, he discovered that blood was gushing out of her private part, and when the girl was questioned, she disclosed to her parents that the driver of their school bus was the person who had sex with her on the 21st of January 2021. ''The victim stated further that after the driver had dropped all other school children at their...
Why I Leaked ‘Sex Tape’ of President Buhari’s Appointee – 20-year-old suspect
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Why I Leaked ‘Sex Tape’ of President Buhari’s Appointee – 20-year-old suspect

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a 20-year-old school leaver, Peter Nwoke, for allegedly leaking a ‘sex video’ of Chief Willie Amadi, an appointee of President Muhammadu Buhari, in a room with two girls. In the video, Amadi, a lawyer and Federal Commissioner, Imo State Office of the Public Complaints Commission, was seen videoing himself in the 12-second sex tape which captured his image and those girls, suggesting they had a threesome. Orlando Ikeokwu, spokesman for the state police command, confirmed Nwoke’s arrest to SaharaReporters on Friday. “The matter has been investigated and charged to court,” he said. Meanwhile, a charge sheet (No: MCI/2C/2021) filed by the police at the Imo State Magistrates’ Court, sitting at Umundugba, Isu Local Governme...
Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years
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Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years

A drug smuggler who swallowed over 1kg of cocaine worth an estimated £80,000 been jailed for 4 years in the UK. Henry Michael Penijn, 36, who lived in the Netherlands with no fixed abode, was investigated by the UK National Crime Agency after flying from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, into Gatwick Airport on 12 December 2020. Shortly after being stopped by Border Force, Penijn admitted that he had swallowed more than 90 packages of cocaine, though he gave no explanation as to why he’d done it. After having the drugs tested, NCA investigators found the cocaine was 64% pure, and would have been worth in excess of £80,000 if cut and sold on British streets. Penijn appeared at Lewes Crown Court on 19 January 2021, where he was sentenced to four years in prison, having entered ...
Man Arrested for Killing his Girlfriend and their 9-month old Daughter in South Africa
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Man Arrested for Killing his Girlfriend and their 9-month old Daughter in South Africa

A 29-year- old man, Naseem Ahmed, who allegedly killed his girlfriend and their child in South Africa was arrested on Thursday, January 21. Chantelle Ester Ash and their 9-month-old daughter, Tasneem Isha Ash were found strangled at a lodge in R518 road between Mokopane and Marken road in Masodi village, on the 14th of January. Their hands were tied from the back and their bodies in a state of decomposition. Provincial police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe, who confirmed the incident said that on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 at about 19:00, “a man and woman with their nine-month-old baby were dropped off at the gate of the lodge by a grey unknown motor vehicle. Apparently, the trio rented a room for overnight accommodation without providing their personal ...
Man Killed his Girlfriend for Texting Another man in Delta State
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Man Killed his Girlfriend for Texting Another man in Delta State

One Mr. Happyman has been arrested over the murder of his girlfriend, Orie Evusi who was declared missing four days ago. A police investigation was launched after the deceased who left her home on Sunday January 17, 2021 never returned. OgharaVoice reported that Orie's boyfriend who is a commercial motorcyclist (Okada man) was the prime suspect and was allegedly caught attempting to take his own life by drinking a poisonous substance. His neighbours who saw him, rushed him to the hospital after raising an alarm. Upon being interrogated after regaining consciousness, Happyman said he killed his girlfriend because she was texting another man on her phone. The Okada man also took police officers to Unoghovo bush where he deposited her corpse.
26 Years Old  Nigerian man Arrested with Drugs in Thailand
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26 Years Old Nigerian man Arrested with Drugs in Thailand

A 26-year-old Nigerian man has been arrested in Thailand after he was found in possession of crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and ecstasy. The suspect identified as Davidsmith Chinazaekpere Ejiogo, was apprehended in Soi Nanai 8, off Nanai Road, in tambon Patong area of Phuket on Tuesday, January 19, as he was allegedly making a delivery to customers. Acting on a tip-off, officers led by Maj Suchart Chumphusaeng of the Patong Police arrested Ejiogo after he was found to be carrying 1.25 grams of ya ice in his pants pockets. After questioning the suspect, police searched his rented apartment in Kamala where they found 1.5g of cocaine in a drawer near his bed and 4.7g of ecstasy under a plant pot in front of his room. During questioning, Mr Ejiogo told police that he rece...
Capitol Rioter seen Carrying Off Nancy Pelosi’s Lectern in viral photo has been Arrested
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Capitol Rioter seen Carrying Off Nancy Pelosi’s Lectern in viral photo has been Arrested

The Florida man who was photographed carrying U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s lectern from the House of Representative chambers during the riot at the U.S. Capitol, has been arrested. The suspect identified as 36-year-old Adam Christian of Parrish in Florida, was arrested on a federal warrant and booked into the Pinellas County jail Friday night, the records said. No bond was allowed. Johnson who was clean shaven in his mugshot, appeared in the photo with a beard and a wool hat with "Trump" written on the top. No attorney information for Johnson was immediately available. The status of the lectern is not immediately known. In addition to the arrest of Johnson, there were at least 13 people facing criminal charges in U.S. District Court in connection to the riot, and a...
25-year-old Man bags 12 Strokes of Cane for Dealing in Hard Drugs in Kano state
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25-year-old Man bags 12 Strokes of Cane for Dealing in Hard Drugs in Kano state

A 25-year-old man identified as Umar Yahaya is to be flogged 12 strokes of cane and also pay a fine of N10,000 for dealing in hard drugs. The suspect was arrested on December 31, 2020 at about 7pm by a team of police officers attached to Fagge Division Kano. The defendant was in possession of 13 rubber solutions and two bottles of ‘suck and die’ suspected to be intoxicant. The resident of Fagge Quarters of Kano metropolis who was convicted on two-count charge of public disturbances and possession of ‘rubber solution and  ‘suck and die’ – narcotics, had pleaded guilty to the charges. Magistrate Mr Farouk Ibrahim who delivered the judgement, summarily convicted the defendant and pronounced a sentence of one month in jail or the option of a fine of N10,000 and award of 12 strokes...
FBI releases photo, offers $50k reward for suspect who placed pipe bombs in DC
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FBI releases photo, offers $50k reward for suspect who placed pipe bombs in DC

The FBI released a photo on Thursday night of a possible suspect related to placing pipe bombs at the Republican National Committee and Democratic National Committee headquarters on Wednesday. The bureau is also offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to the location, arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible. If you have any information concerning these incidents, the FBI says to contact a tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), or submit tips online at fbi.gov/USCapitol. The pipe bombs were placed amid the backdrop of riots at the U.S. Capitol.
Ex-Security Guard Arrested for Stealing Church Offering in Ogun
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Ex-Security Guard Arrested for Stealing Church Offering in Ogun

Men of Ogun State Police command have arrested Mela Samaila, pictured above, a former security guard at Grace Nations Church a.k.a Liberation City for allegedly breaking into the church auditorium and stealing the offering box with an undisclosed amount of money. Spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect, was arrested following a distress call received by the police at Ojodu Abiodun divisional headquarters from security men on duty at the church, at about 04:00am that a thief scaled the fence of the church, broke into the main auditorium and made away with the church offering box. Oyeyemi said upon the distress call, the DPO Ojodu Abiodun division, CSP Eyitayo Akinluwade quickly mobilized his patrol team to the scene, combed the area and suc...
I Harvest Human Parts From Christian Cemetery In Ogun ― 55-Year-Old Suspect
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I Harvest Human Parts From Christian Cemetery In Ogun ― 55-Year-Old Suspect

Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 55-year-old man, Yesiru Salisu for being in possession of four human skulls, two dry human hands, and three jaws. The suspect, Yesiru Salisu resides at No. 7, Odenusi Street, Ijebu Igbo was apprehended on Monday 23rd of November 2020. A statement by the command spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, indicated that the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Ago Iwoye division that a man was seen with a bag suspected to contain stolen property, and when he was challenged, he dropped the bag and ran into the bush. Oyeyemi said, “upon the report, the DPO Ago Iwoye, CSP Paul Omiwole led his detectives to the scene where they opened the bag and discovered that it contains dry human parts”. “Consequently, ...
“Kill Me Rather Than Destroy My Cannabis Farm” – Suspect Tells NDLEA In Kogi
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“Kill Me Rather Than Destroy My Cannabis Farm” – Suspect Tells NDLEA In Kogi

A suspected cannabis farmer, Clement Akor, has begged the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA to take his life instead of destroying his 10-hectare cannabis plantation. Akor, a 42 years old father of six children from Enabo village in Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State was arrested by the Kogi State command of NDLEA alongside his accomplice David Ameh. Akor who claimed he had invested so much in the business and cannot afford to lose it to the arms of the law said he learnt the trade in Owo, Ondo State. The prime suspect who cried profusely to stop men of the NDLEA led by its commander, Alfred Adewumi, from destroying his farm located in Oketepe in Okula community, Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State said he prefers to die than watch the officers destroyed wha...
Suspect in Killing of Serge Aurier’s Brother Hands Himself in to Police
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Suspect in Killing of Serge Aurier’s Brother Hands Himself in to Police

A suspect in the murder case of Serge Aurier's brother has handed himself in to French police. The Tottenham star's brother, Christopher Aurier was shot dead on Monday morning July 13, in an alleged "love dispute" and a man turned himself into cops on Tuesday evening. The suspect who cannot be named because of French privacy laws is being held after admitting to murdering the 26-year-old, according to French outlet L'Equipe. Local newspaper La Depeche claims that the incident may have arisen because of a "love dispute". Christopher was shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in Toulouse on the Boulevard de Thibaud in the French city before the killer fled the scene. He was then pronounced dead at Toulouse University hospital. The Ivorian who was also a footballer pla...
59-year-old Pastor Arrested for Raping 10-year-old Girl in Ogun
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59-year-old Pastor Arrested for Raping 10-year-old Girl in Ogun

59-year-old Pastor Okedokun Abiodun of the Light Christian Church, Odeda in Odeda Local Government Area, Ogun state, has been arrested by men of the state police command for allegedly raping a 10-year-old girl (name withheld). In a statement released on Tuesday, July 14, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Okedokun was arrested following a report by the father of the victim at Odeda Police station. ''The suspect saw his daughter playing with other children and he called her to go and bring his key for him in his room, while the innocent girl was going into the room, the pastor allegedly followed her behind, pushed her into the bed, covered her mouth with his hands and forcefully had carnal knowledge of he. Upon the report, the DPO Odeda div...
39-year-old Man Arrested for  Raping a 13-year-old Girl
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39-year-old Man Arrested for Raping a 13-year-old Girl

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl after taking shelter in her mom's shop on a rainy day. Abdul Abdul, 39, was arrested by the Police in Jos, Plateau State. Abdul, a married father-of-six who lives in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area, allegedly committed the crime on June 8, when he went into the girl's mother's shop to buy water. Speaking to newsmen on Monday, July 13, Abdul claimed what he had with the girl was "sex" not rape. He said he took shelter in the girl's mum's shop after buying 20 Naira sachet water following a break from the building project he was involved in in the house opposite the shop. He claims that he remained in the shop, discussing with the girl after buying the water. He said he touched her shoulder and she didn...
Tottenham star, Serge Aurier’s Brother Shot Dead
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Tottenham star, Serge Aurier’s Brother Shot Dead

The brother of Ivory Coast and Tottenham defender Serge Aurier, 27, has been shot dead in the early hours of Monday morning, July 13, in Toulouse, France. Christopher Aurier, 26, was shot in the abdomen outside a nightclub in Toulouse at around 5am on the Boulevard de Thibaud in the French city. The suspect is still on the run. Police were called by members of the public after they discovered a man lying on the ground with a gun wound to the abdomen. Christopher was later pronounced dead at hospital. Local police have begun their investigation and the area where the shooting occurred have been closed off.   Christopher was also a footballer and he played at amateur level and was most recently on the books with French fifth-tier side Toulouse Rodeo. He previously...
Herbs Made Me Sodomise Boy – Suspect
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Herbs Made Me Sodomise Boy – Suspect

The Nasarawa state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested a 25-year-old man identified as Yusuf Bello, for sodomizing an 11-year-old boy in Lafia, the state's capital. Bello blamed his action on herbal mixture he ingested, which he claimed gave him an erection he couldn't control. Confessing to the crime, he said; “Some few days after the Sallah celebration, I had a running stomach and approached a herbalist who sold herbal medicine to me for N150. "He told me that the medicine had no side effects, but some hours after I took it, I had an erection and couldn’t control it. “I went to the toilet where I saw a boy who I called and I had anal sex with him.” The state NSCDC commandant, Dr Muhammad Mahmoud Fari who said the suspect was...
Man Arrested for Using hot Knife to Inflict Injury on a 10 Year old Boy’s Buttocks
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Man Arrested for Using hot Knife to Inflict Injury on a 10 Year old Boy’s Buttocks

24-year-old Badmus Folarin, pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for using a hot knife to burn the buttocks of a 10-year- old boy, Sunday David, for allegedly licking from a tin of tea at their home situated at Elegushi Street, Owode-Yewa, Yewa South Local Government Area of the state. In a statement released on Sunday, July 12, the spokesperson of the state Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the police at Egbado Division received a distress call from a neighbor of the suspect. “The suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the DPO Owode Egbado division, Olabisi Elebutte, from a concerned neighbour. He  reported through a telephone call that they could hear a sorrowful cry of a boy at No 12 Elegushi Street, Owode-Yewa, ...
American Held Captive in Lagos Hotel for 16 Months Rescued
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American Held Captive in Lagos Hotel for 16 Months Rescued

An American woman who was held in a hotel for 15 months against her wish by a Nigerian man she met on social media has been rescued by the police. Nigerian police spokesperson, Frank Mba said the retired civil servant arrived Nigeria on 13th February, 2019. The lady who is from Washington DC, was visiting 34-year-old Chukwuebuka Kasi Obiaku (pictured above), a native of Ikeduru local government area of Imo State who she met on Facebook. Obiaku was accused of forcefully collecting and taking control of her credit and debit cards as well as the operation of her bank accounts, including the receipt of her monthly retirement benefits and allowances over the period of fifteen (15) months. The statement read; “She was however rescued by Police operatives attached to the Intelligenc...