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Two policemen injured in yet another attack on a police station in Imo

Two police officers are currently nursing their injuries they sustained after gunmen attacked the Mbieri divisional police headquarters on Wednesday night, April 7. Confirming the attack, the spokesperson of the state police command, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the gunmen stormed the police headquarters at about 10pm but the attack was successfully repelled by the police. He added that the two officers who sustained injuries during the attack are currently receiving treatment in an undisclosed hospital. Police stations in Imo state have been under attack in recent times. On Monday, April 5, the state police… Read more Two policemen injured in yet another attack on a police station in Imo

Pakistan PM and former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress

Pakistan Prime Minister and former cricketer, Imran Khan has sparked anger after he appeared to link the rise in rape to how some women dress.  The Pakistani leader made the comments during a recent live event dubbed “Prime Minister On Call With You” in which he answers questions from the public. During his appearance on the show, Khan said the traditional Islamic head covering – would protect women from sexual assault and not lead men into temptation. He also said vulgarity and obscenity combine to destroy societies and families. “If… Read more Pakistan PM and former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress

Principal arrested for leaking Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Maths paper on WhatsApp status

The Principal of ABC Kiseveni Secondary School, Ms. Betta Mutuku has been arrested for leaking the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mathematics Paper II on her WhatsApp status on Monday evening. Mutuku reportedly posted the question hours before Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education candidates sat for the exam scheduled for Tuesday morning, April 6. She was arrested on Tuesday by security operatives led by Directorate of Criminal Investigations Officer (DCIO) Machakos County, Rhodah Akinyi.  The Principal was accused of posting the paper on her WhatsApp status for her candidates to study it and practice overnight. DCIO… Read more Principal arrested for leaking Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Maths paper on WhatsApp status

Murder convicts on the run after overpowering court orderly

A manhunt has been launched for two South African murder convicts who overpowered a court orderly at the Durban high court on Wednesday April 7 and escaped from custody. The dangerous criminals identified as Mboniseni Shozi, 40, and Thobani Shozi, 26, had on Wednesday April 7, been convicted on five counts of murder, attempted murder and possession of illegal firearms and ammunition. Both men who are not related but share the same surname, had committed the crimes in Mariannhill, west of Durban in October 2017. KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele who confirmed the incident… Read more Murder convicts on the run after overpowering court orderly

‘When you attack police stations and free dangerous criminals, you put men, women and livelihoods at risk’ – Osinbajo tells Imo residents

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the recent attack of a Nigerian Correctional Services Centre and the Police Headquarters in Imo state.  Osinbajo who condemned the attack which led to freeing of an unspecified number of prison inmates during his visit to the state on Tuesday April 6, appealed to Imo residents to resist any attempt to turn the progress and peace the state is set, to experience to conflict and disruption.  The Vice President pointed out that an attack on the critical institutions of law enforcement, police stations, and prisons is an attack… Read more ‘When you attack police stations and free dangerous criminals, you put men, women and livelihoods at risk’ – Osinbajo tells Imo residents

Chinese man jumps into furnace and burns alive after losing £6k on stock market

A Chinese factory worker jumped into a super-heated 900C steel furnace and was burnt alive after allegedly losing £6,000 on the stock market. Wang Long, 34, went missing from a night shift at the Chinese steel factory where he worked before surveillance footage revealed the disturbing chain of events leading to his death. A shocking video shows the man looking into the furnace during a smelting operation, before taking off his helmet and jumping into the furnace. His employers, Baogang Group, said it was suspected his death was related to a… Read more Chinese man jumps into furnace and burns alive after losing £6k on stock market