Friday, 22 March 2019

Tag Archives: CRIME

US revises travel advisory for citizens in India

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has issued a travel advisory for its citizen in India asking them to exercise “increased caution due to crime and terrorism”. The State Department urged US citizens to not travel to Indian-controled Kashmir (IoK) due to “terrorism and civil unrest”. It also urged caution against traveling within ...

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Death penalty to man who raped 3-year-old girl in India

NEW DELHI: A court on Wednesday awarded death sentence to a person who was found guilty of raping and killing a three-year-old girl in Jharkhand’s Gumla district. According to a lawyer, Additional District Judge (ADJ-1) L. Dubey of Gumla district awarded the death sentence to Bandhan Oraon and slapped a ...

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Singapore: Indian-origin man stabs pregnant wife, jailed

SINGAPORE: In a shocking incident, an Indian-origin man was convicted of stabbing his pregnant wife in the abdomen and assaulting her in Singapore. A court sentenced him to seven years in jail as well as six strokes of the cane for his crime. As per reports, the accused, identified as ...

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South Korean court allows conscientious objection to military service

SEOUL: South Korea’s supreme court ruled that moral and religious beliefs are valid reasons to refuse the country’s mandatory military service, in a case that has implications for hundreds of conscientious objectors. Some 65 years after the end of the Korean War, nearly every able-bodied South Korean male between the ...

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Iran TV film shows girl crying, admitting ‘dancing is a crime’

TEHRAN:A film on Iranian state television showing social media users being upbraided for allegedly promoting dance online has sparked criticism from reformists in the Islamic republic. The broadcast, aired Friday on flagship channel Irib 1, featured men and women whose faces were not shown being questioned and made to repent ...

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Police search for motive behind Melbourne Flinders Street car attack

MELBOURNE: The driver of an SUV that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians in Melbourne has been released from hospital into police custody as officers investigate the motive for the attack. The 32-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday after slamming a white SUV into a crowd of people on Flinders Street ...

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Sex with child bride is rape, top Indian court rules

NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Wednesday ruled that a man is committing rape if he engages in sexual intercourse with his wife who is aged between 15 and 18, a landmark decision that will affect millions of child brides. The legal age of consent is 18 years. The law regards even consensual sex ...

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Police use pedal power to fight crime

New police bikes funded by Macc Towm Council. PC Tom Binder, Cllr Gareth Jones, Sgt Rob Simpson, Cllr Janet Jackson, PC Gary Barnes MANCHESTER: Mountain bikes are the police’s latest weapon in the war against crime and antisocial behaviour. Macclesfield Police have taken delivery of four new bikes to help ...

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Abortion should not be a crime, says doctors

IRELAND: Abortions should be treated as a medical issue and not a crime, the UK’s leading pregnancy doctors say. Currently in England, Wales and Scotland it is illegal to have a termination without approval from two doctors and could mean a prison term. Abortions should be regulated in line with ...

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Child arrests in Humberside fall 76% in six years

HUMBERSIDE: Incidents of Humberside Police arresting children have fallen 76 per cent in the last six years according to new figures that have been released. The Howard League for Penal Reform has revealed today (Monday, August 7) that there has been a massive drop in cases where children under the ...

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