Crime

Over 60 men found shot execution style in Syrian city

Crime-sceneAleppo, Jan.30 : The bodies of at least 68 young men and boys, all executed with a single gunshot to the head or neck, were found in a river in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Abu Sada, a Free Syrian Army captain at the scene said many more bodies were still being dragged from the water, in a rebel-held area, reports Gulf News.

The bodies were found in the Qeweiqq River, which separates the Bustan Al Qasr district from Ansari in the southwest of the city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Human trafficking: 50 held, 18 women rescued in China

human-trafficking.Beijing, Jan 7 : A human-trafficking ring led by a Vietnamese citizen has been busted in China. Police arrested 50 suspects and rescued 17 Vietnamese women and a Chinese woman.

The women -- aged between 17 and 30 years -- were either lured by money to China or kidnapped in Vietnam and smuggled across the border into Yunnan province, the Shanghai Daily reported Monday.

The ring members told Chinese villagers to say that the women were adopted as daughters, and then sold them to bachelors in poverty-stricken areas in Gansu.

Nine killed in Philippine shooting spree

s/shooting-rampagManila, Jan 4 : At least nine people, including two children, were killed and 11 others injured when a man went on a shooting rampage in a Philippine village, police said Friday.

Police identified the suspect as Ronald Bae who shot his neighbours in Tabon 1 village in Cavite province, Xinhua reported.

The victims included the shooter's granddaughter, said a senior police official.

Gunman kills three in Switzerland village

/GunmanBerne, Jan 3 : Three people were killed and two injured when a gunman opened fire in a village in Switzerland in a region known for its beautiful ski resorts, BBC reported Thursday.

The incident occurred late Wednesday in Daillon village in Valais canton, best known for the Matterhorn mountain and ski resorts, 100km from Geneva.

Police arrested a suspect who was shot and wounded after he threatened them. The gunman had reportedly been drinking heavily before the shooting.

"Three victims died at the scene," said Valais police. "Two other people were wounded and hospitalised."

Goa woman held for acting as British national to dupe businessmen

Goa woman held for acting as British national to dupe businessmenA woman from the state of Goa has been arrested for acting as British national and duping businessmen by promising huge investments in their business ventures.

Theresa Jovita D'souza, who is a native of Goa, also used fake documents carrying the names of institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and the Reserve Bank in her efforts to convince her targets and promised them huge returns.

Couple behinds the Stock Guru scam was highly tech-savvy

Couple behinds the Stock Guru scam was highly tech-savvyUlhas Prabhakar Khaire and his wife Raksha Urs, the couple behind the Rs 1,100-crore Stock Guru scam, owned 18 PAN cards, 75 ATM cards and 131 cheque books under several fake identities, Joint Commissioner of Police (Economic Offences Wing) Sandeep Goel said.

Thirty-three-year-old Ulhas and his wife also got Aadhaar unique identity cards registered under a number of false names in order to cover their tracks after committing crimes.

Delhi Police to take couple behind Stock Guru scam to Ratnagiri

Delhi Police to take couple behind Stock Guru scam to RatnagiriThe Economic Offences Wing of the Delhi Police is likely to take Ulhas Prabhakar Khaire and Raksha J Urs, the couple behind the Stock Guru scam to Ratnagiri in Maharashtra in order to collect more information and conduct raids in their premises.

The couple, who come from Ratnagiri district, attracted innocent investors and savers with unbelievable investment schemes and held lavish conferences at luxury hotels. The couple is believed to have cheated 2 lakh people across the country and have collected a whooping Rs500 crore.

Honda’s 1994 Accord still ‘most stolen vehicle’ in US

Honda’s 1994 Accord still ‘most stolen vehicle’ in USAccording the statistics shared by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) in its recently-released "Hot Wheels" report, the 1994 Honda Accord model is still the `most stolen vehicle' in the US, thanks largely to its popularity and lack of security features.

Revealing that Honda's 1994 Accord vehicles retained the dubious distinction of being the `most frequently stolen car in the US' for the fourth consecutive year, the NICB said in its report that as many as 7,596 Accords from the 1994 model year were stolen in 2011.

FBI to launch probe into Wisconsin violence incident against Sikhs

FBI to launch probe into Wisconsin violence incident against SikhsThe Federal Bureau of Investigation in the US has launched a special investigation into the attack against the Sikh community in the US at a Sikh worship place in Wisconsin state.

The violence claimed the lives of six people at the Gurudwara in Wisconsin. The lone gunman was also killed in the incident, which was described by authorities as an act of "domestic terrorism". The FBI launched an in-depth investigation into the shooting incident.

Brooklyn to investigate witness intimidation in abuse cases

Brooklyn to investigate witness intimidation in abuse casesThe Brooklyn district attorney, Charles J. Hynes is setting up a team of investigators to probe the alleged intimidation of witnesses in the child abuse cases within Brooklyn's ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

Mr. Hynes has said that he was asking the panel to find out ways to break down the intimidation of witnesses. He also criticized some elements in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community for the treatment of the victims of sexual abuse.

Adidas files criminal complaint for irregularities

Adidas files criminal complaint for irregularitiesSporting goods giant, Adidas has filed a criminal complaint with the India law enforcement authorities in the commercial irregularities found in Reebok India.

A list of black money account holders disclosed by Tehelka

IndiaTehelka Magazine in its latest issue has disclosed details of 15 Indians who have hoarded their black money in foreign banks.

In addition to these 15 names, Tehelka claims that it posses another two names, one is a prominent politician and another one is the chairman of a leading company. But had hold back their identities for verification.

List of 15 names include Manoj Dhupalia, Rupla Dhupalia, Mohan Dhupalia, Hasmukh Gandhi, Chintan Gandhi, Dilip Mehta, Arun Mehta, Arun Koohar, Gunwanti Mehta, Rajnikant Mehta, Prabodh Mehta, Ashok Jaipuria, Raj Foundation, Urvasi Foundation and Ambunova Trust.

Country Witnesses 7.6% Increase In Crime Cases Against Kids

Country Witnesses 7.6% Increase In Crime Cases Against KidsMadhya Pradesh registered the maximum number of criminal offenses against kids and the national capital remained on the fourth place.

National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data revealed the figures in its report on Saturday.

According to National Crime Records Bureau, around 22,500 crime cases were recorded during the year 2008.

The figure surged to 24,201 in the year 2009, hinting a growth of 7.6%.

The cases of foeticide witnessed a big augmentation by 68.5%.

Mercanti to serve extra time for ACC refusal

Troy-MercantiFinks bikie gang associates stated that Troy Mercanti is aimed to offer an extra four months in jail to deny answers to questions at an Australian Crime Commission investigation.

43 year-old Mercanti is admitted under a two year and four month sentence for assault which will not be over until April next year.

He was further called to answer an ACC inquiry into prearranged crime last year, but denied to answer 10 questions.

Vic cop charged with multiple crimes

Victorian-County-CourtA sentence will be declared on Friday for a police senior constable who, sent to perform a welfare check on a mentally challenged woman at a risk of suicide, later on brought her to his apartment and had sexual intercourse with her.

The act had taken place during the mid 2000s at a time when Huy Quach was leading a double life – that of upholding the law on one hand and of using and dispensing drugs on another hand. This case was heard by the Victorian County Court.

Charity thief sentenced to one month jail

Canberra-jailIn Canberra, a 32 year old man has sentenced to jail for one month for stealing a charity tin. Brendan Dickson, who lives in Waramanga, was accused of taking the charity tin and put it into his clothes, when he went to a Canberra restaurant, Zambrero, last January. He was caught on CCTV, while stealing the charity tin from service counter.

The charity tin was decorated with Christmas wrapping, with a smiling photo of the boy. Also it had a notice that the donation gathered, will be used to help the family of the five-year-old who is suffering from stem cell tumor and it had the words, Dylan Cook Appeal.

Criminal cases against 4 officials regarding Beggar deaths

Criminal cases against 4 officials regarding Beggar deathsThe government has ordered the police to register criminal cases in opposition to the 4 officials of the Beggars Relief Centre after over 30 beggars expired because of their alleged carelessness.

Social welfare minister A Narayanaswamy expressed that joint director Krishne Gowda, Lakshminarasimhaiah (superintendent), Bhagyalakshmi (warden) and Hanumantharayappa (chief warden) shall be facing criminal charges.

3 gunmen fleece Mumbai bank

gunmen-Mumbai-bankThree equip men apprehended four customers and approximately nine employees at Sarwaswat Bank  at Kandivli (W) captive in the early hours of Monday morning, and run away with Rs 20 lakh.

In a 4 km, this is the third bank flanked by Borivli and Malad to be stick up and robbed ever since June. As the person behind of the three heists trailed a parallel procedure, examiners believes the hand of a systematize gang.

11 policemen, district governor killed in Afghanistan

AfghanistanKunduz (Afghanistan), July 11 : A district governor was killed by a roadside bomb in northern Afghanistan where two separate insurgent attacks killed at least 11 policemen, officials said Sunday.

Maalem Aziz, administrative chief of Qaleh Zal district in Kunduz province, was killed Saturday night when his vehicle was struck by a bomb in Pangark area, Mohammad Omar, the provincial governor, said.

Aziz's driver was also killed in the blast, while his son and bodyguard were injured, Omar said.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid took responsibility for the attack.

Former Detroit suburb councilman sentenced to 18 months prison

briberyA former city councilman in the Detroit suburb of Southfield, William Lattimore, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison on Tuesday for bribery.

The Detroit News has reported that U.S. District Judge Marianne O. Battani, who also fined Lattimore $12,500, told the 56-year-old former local official he had destroyed his own reputation and "destroyed the trust the public had in you."

The News also said that Lattimore apologized to the people of the city, council members, the mayor and city employees.




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