Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tag Archives: CRIME

Sex with child bride is rape, top Indian court rules

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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

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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

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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

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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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Australia’s most wanted Ian John Steele deported from UK

Ian John Peter Steele

LONDON: An alleged career criminal who is said to have donned disguises to break out of jail and skipped the country after a string of armed hold-ups has been arrested three decades after the alleged crime spree. Ian John Steele, a man with a well-documented history of evading authorities, has been wanted ...

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Man charged with murder in slaying of D.C. actress

WASHINGTON DC: On Christmas Day, Tricia McCauley made a pie and prepared her signature Brussels sprouts to take to a holiday party with fellow members of the District’s theater scene. At 4:30 p.m., she posted on Facebook that she was on her way. She never showed for dinner. A frantic ...

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