Thursday, 12 December 2019

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Australia’s serial killer Ivan Milat dies aged 74

SYDNEY: Ivan Milat, a notorious Australian serial killer who kidnapped and murdered hitchhikers, has died aged 74. Milat had been serving a life sentence for killing seven backpackers between 1989 and 1992 and dumping their bodies in a New South Wales forest. He died of cancer in a Sydney hospital ...

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Gunmen kidnap six schoolgirls in Nigeria

KADUNA: Gunmen kidnapped six schoolgirls and two staff members from a boarding school in northern Nigeria, police said. Police said the girls and staff were taken in the early morning from a school called Engravers College in a remote area near the village of Kakau Daji in Kaduna state. It ...

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Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun

CANCUN: Mexican authorities said they freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call center in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business. “Twenty-five people who were abducted were rescued in good health,” the police chief for the state of Quintana ...

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Woman celebrates birthday in Costa Rica, goes missing

FLORIDA: A US tourist vanished while celebrating her birthday in Costa Rica – and her family fears she may have been kidnapped. The last time Florida resident Carla Stefaniak’s friends and family heard from her was the evening of Nov. 27, when she texted them to say the power in ...

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Indian Wife kidnaps 64-year-old British-Indian Husband

BIRMINGHAM: A 64-year-old British Indian man, Pritpal Singh Plah, was kidnapped by his recently wedded wife. Rajni Sharma, a 40-year-old Indian woman. Plah married the 24 years his junior Rajni, in March 2018. Rajni is Plah’s second wife and he married her after divorcing his first wife. Soon after his ...

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79 school pupils kidnapped in troubled Cameroon region

YAOUNDE: Gunmen kidnapped 79 school students on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, security and government sources said. The abductions, the worst incident so far in 13 months of unrest, came just a day before longtime President Paul Biya was ...

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Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped by gunmen in Tanzania

NAIROBI: Africa’s youngest billionaire was kidnapped by gunmen from a gymnasium in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance, transport, logistics and the food industry, was snatched as he ...

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Indonesian woman held captive in cave for 15 years

JAKARTA: Police in Sulawesi, Indonesia say they have freed a 28-year-old woman who was held captive in a cave for 15 years by a village shaman. The 83-year-old man is alleged to have kidnapped the woman when she was 13, and brainwashed her into believing he was possessed by a ...

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Indian minor girl allegedly kidnapped, raped by school headmaster

HYDERABAD: In yet another incident of heinous crime, a minor girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped by the headmaster of an Upper Primary School and his nephew. This incident took place at Shamsabad area. According to the details furnished by ACP of Shamsabad Police, Mr. S. Ashok Kumar Goud, the ...

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