AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat High Court today stayed the trial of Amit Jethwa murder case, allegedly involving former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki and his nephew. Justice J B Pardiwala stayed the ongoing trial before a Special CBI court on a plea by the victim's father to recall witnesses. Ex-MP Solanki and his nephew Shiva Solanki, who are main accused in the case, are presently out on bail. In his petition, Jethwa's father Bhikhalal alleged that 105 out of total 195 prosecution witnesse...
Bill Clinton has been mocked and condemned in Britain for speaking at the funeral of IRA commander and “Butcher of Bogside” Martin McGuinness. Newspapers in London today poured scorn on Clinton for turning up to pay respect to the man who oversaw a brutal regime of knee-cappings and executions in Britain and Northern Ireland. Writing about the Londonderry funeral in the Daily Mail under the headline “Pass the Semtex coated sick bag”, Robert Hardman said: “Bill Clinton popped up tow...
An appeal to raise money for the family of the police officer murdered in the terror attack in London on Wednesday afternoon has raised more than $500,000 in less than 24 hours. PC Keith Palmer, 48, was stabbed to death outside the Palace of Westminster by Khalid Masood, leaving his wife Michelle a widow aged 34 and their five-year-old daughter fatherless. By this morning, the JustGiving online site, set up by PC Palmer’s Metropolitan Police colleagues, had become what is believed to be th...
A man has been charged with murder over the abduction and suspected killing of a three-year-old girl in Australia almost half a century ago. Cheryl Grimmer went missing from a shower block at Fairy Meadow beach, 42 miles south of Sydney, in January 1970 as her mother and three young brothers waited nearby. The family had emigrated from Britain three months earlier. The long-running mystery may have been solved after a man aged 63 was arrested in Melbourne on Wednesday and charged with killing he...
Tragedy has hit the family of veteran televangelist Pastor Pius Muiru of Maximum Miracle Center. The pastor’s mother has been murdered. The late Grace Wangari Mwangi, went missing over the weekend and it was soon discovered that she had been kidnapped. Concerned neighbors searched for her in groups and finally, her remains were found buried in in a shallow grave at her farm in Karega, Kigumo constituency. Here is the scene of the murder. Image: Radio Citizen Two suspects have been arreste...
LUCKNOW: It was just his second day in office and newly-elected Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath already has a challenge at hand — getting the police department to crack a gruesome murder. Even before going to the office, the Chief Minister summoned the Director General of Police Javeed Ahmad to the VVIP guest house on Monday morning to take details of the killing that rocked Allahabad late on Sunday night. In the afternoon, the DGP was summoned to the CM’s office...
A North Carolina woman is facing second degree murder charges after she performed unlicensed silicone buttocks injections on a teenager that led to the teen’s death. According to Salisbury Police, Kavonceya Iman Cornelius, 42, also known as Kenneth Rudolph Cornelius, caused the death of 19-year-old Eugene Jones II after conducting silicone injections at her home, the Charlotte Observer reported. Police said Jones, who was “transitioning” from a man to a woman, died in Fay...
An American tourist was murdered by a Spanish farmer who allegedly lured her onto his land and cut off her hands after killing her so that she could not be identified, a court has heard. Denise Pikka Thiem (pictured) was walking the pilgrims’ trail near Astorga, northern Spain, when Miguel Muñoz, 41, apparently tricked her into taking the wrong route by painting yellow signs similar to those on the Camino de Santiago. Thousands of tourist walk the route every year. Ms Thiem, 41, from Arizona,...
PANAJI: A criminal court on Wednesday remanded the accused history teacher Vikas Bhagat to seven-day police custody in connection of the murder of an Irish woman. Bhagat was arrested in connection with the murder of the woman, who was found dead in the fields of Deobagh beach in Goa's Canacona. The body of the 28-year-old woman was found on Tuesday morning by the police. The case is being investigated as that of rape and murder.
POONCH: Police have cracked the case of death of a soldier due to bullet injuries here with the arrest of another jawan for his involvement in the alleged murder. "We have arrested Army jawan Lance Naik Sukh Pal Singh of 16 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) today in connection with alleged murder of his colleague Sepoy Balraj Singh in an army camp in Draba belt of Surankot tehsil of the district on March 9," a police official said. A case was registered against him for murder in Police Station S...
A British soldier sent to prison for murdering a Taliban fighter while serving in Afghanistan has had his conviction overturned. Veteran commando Alexander Blackman, a Royal Marine, was today cleared of shooting dead the Taliban fighter while fighting in Helmand Province in 2011 and his sentence substituted for manslaughter. The UK Appeal Court ruled the original sentence “unsafe” and a “miscarriage of justice”. Blackman – who was known as Marine A for several years to protect him from...
A Brazilian soccer club is facing controversy and loss of sponsors after signing a goalkeeper convicted of having his former girlfriend murdered. The soccer club Boa Esporte signed a contract with Bruno Fernandes de Souza on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported. “People run from me because of what happened in the past,” Fernandes de Souza said at a news conference. The soccer player said he had ordered a friend to kill his former girlfriend, Eliza Samudio, and have her body fed to...
KOTTAYAM: The Principal District and Sessions Court here on Tuesday convicted a migrant labourer from Uttar Pradesh in the sensational Parampuzha triple murder case. District judge S Santhakumari will pronounce the quantum of sentence on Wednesday. According to prosecution, 26-year-old Narendra Kumar from Ambedkar colony, Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh had killed Lalson, 71 of Moolaparambil house, Parampuzha, his wife Presanna Kumari, 62 and their elder son Praveen Lal, 28 on May 16, 2015. Narendra...
An Albanian asylum seeker who was granted asylum in Britain by using a fake identity has been found guilty of murdering a retired couple in a suspected robbery that went wrong. Ali Qazimaj, who is aged 43 or 44, killed grandparents Peter Stuart, 75, and his wife Sylvia, 69, after being told that they were millionaires. He stabbed Mr Stuart, a retired factory worker, nine times before wrapping his body in a tarpaulin and dumping him in a ditch next to his cottage in Suffolk, eastern England. The ...
RAE BARELI: A case of murder was today registered against controversial Kunda MLA, Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya and four others in connection with the death of a youth in a road accident here. A 25-year-old youth belonging to Hathigava police station of Pratapgarh district, Yogendra Yadav, was killed near Arkha village when his motorcycle was hit by a truck last night, SP, Abdul Hamid said. The uncle of the deceased today lodged a case at Uchchahar Kotwali against independent MLA Ra...
INDORE: At least two suspects linked to the MP train blast, including Saifullah who was gunned down in an encounter in Lucknow, were involved in the murder of a retired principal in Kanpur last October, an ATS official said today.      "During questioning of the three men arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, we came to know that one among them, Atif (Mohammad Atif Muzaffar alias Al Qasim) along with his two accomplices from Uttar Pradesh (Saifullah and Mohammed Faisal Khan)...
This post includes spoilers for Big Little Lies episodes 1-3 and does not factor in Liane Moriarty’s novel of the same name, on which the show is based. HBO’s new limited series Big Little Lies starts with a mysterious murder at a ritzy fundraiser in Monterey, California. Cops hit the scene where the victim—still unknown to viewers—died after suffering a fractured skull and a smashed pelvis. So who did it? The dark drama hypes up so many grudges that it’s remarkab...
Despite the decision by the accused, the arguments for considering Alexa protected by First Amendment rights remain 'surprisingly plausible'
 Amazon’s First Amendment fight was short lived. After pushing back against investigators, the tech giant handed over data from an Echo believed to contain vital information pertaining to 2015 murder. The move, which occurred on Friday, was initiated by defendant James Bates, who agreed to allow police to review the information retained on his smart home assistant. Bates plead not guilty… Read More
GANDHINAGAR: The number of murder of Dalits in Gujarat declined by 32 per cent in 2015 as compared to the previous year, the BJP government told the state Legislative Assembly here today. "As against the 25 cases of murders of Dalit persons registered in 2014 in Gujarat, only 17 such cases were registered in 2015. It shows a drastic decrease of 32 percent," Gujarat Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja informed the House. The minister provided these figures while responding t...