Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Tag Archives: British police

UK police probe Manchester knifings as ‘terrorist’ attack

MANCHESTER: A British police probe into a triple stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve which injured three people is now being treated as “a terrorist investigation”, the city’s top officer said on Tuesday. Counter-terrorism officials have arrested a man who remains in police custody, and are searching ...

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Police arrest man for killing British Pakistani

MANCHESTER: Mohammed Aftab’s body was discovered on Dyehouse Lane, Rochdale on Monday 25 December. The 21-year-old had suffered multiple head injuries and stab wounds to his neck. A murder investigation was launched and a 26-year-old man was arrested from Preston on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody. Paying ...

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British Police disrupt Christmas terror plot

SHEFFIELD: A Christmas terror attack has been prevented following the arrest of four suspects in dawn raids. Armed officers and the bomb squad stormed addresses in northern England yesterday, as investigators feared a gang of suspected Islamist extremists had assembled an explosive. The men, aged between 22 and 41, were ...

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200 held over child sex abuse on live streams

British police officers arrested 188 people in a single week over allegations of online child sex abuse – and say that livestreaming platforms are becoming the platform of choice for sex offenders. Officers reported the spike in arrests after a week of “intensification” which saw forces across the UK swoop ...

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British police investigating five Weinstein sex assault claims

British police are investigating five sexual assault allegations in total involving film producer Harvey Weinstein. Four new claims emerged on Sunday from two different people – with one claiming Weinstein assaulted her on three separate dates. These relate to alleged attacks in Westminster and Camden in 2010, 2011 and 2015.A ...

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London station evacuated briefly after small explosion

LONDON: British police evacuated London’s Euston station on Tuesday after a small explosion, most probably caused by an e-cigarette in a bag, prompted a lock-down and sent dozens of armed officers racing to the scene. Britain is on high alert after a series of militant attacks in London and Manchester ...

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Met reopens Naji Hussain al-Ali murder case

LONDON: British police have launched a fresh appeal for information on the murder of a famous Palestinian political cartoonist in London 30 years ago, hoping someone might feel more able to speak up three decades later. Naji Salim Hussain al-Ali, who received a number of death threats for his cartoons ...

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British police arrest Pakistani family in connection with London attacks

LONDON: British police have detained five members of a Pakistani family, from a house in Ilford, Eastern London, in connection with the recent London attacks. Police also searched the family’s home, cars, and nearby businesses. During the search, entry of local residents was limited; only those carrying IDs were allowed ...

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Trump condemns leaks after UK police stop sharing attack information

LONDON: President Donald Trump said on Thursday that “deeply troubling” leaks to U.S. media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police stopped sharing information with U.S. agencies. British Prime Minister Theresa May raised British concerns with Trump at a NATO summit in Brussels, telling him ...

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