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Actor, Garrett Hedlund arrested for public intoxication following Emma Roberts split
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Actor, Garrett Hedlund arrested for public intoxication following Emma Roberts split

Friday Night Lights” star, Garrett Hedlund was arrested for public intoxication on Saturday night in Tennessee. The American actor, singer and model was arrested and taken into custody in Franklin County with a bond set at $2,100. When contacted by People, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office confirmed that Hedlund was "no longer here." The arrest occurred just one day after news broke that Hedlund split from girlfriend Emma Roberts. The two share one child together; 1-year-old son Rhodes. According to People, Hedlund and Roberts, 30, called it quits a few weeks ago following a rocky few months in their relationship. An insider told the outlet; “It’s sad, and they are trying their best to co-parent. It’s been hard.” Roberts and Hedlund, who began dating in March 2019, welco...
Edo Vigilante Rescues 28 Victims of Human Trafficking
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Edo Vigilante Rescues 28 Victims of Human Trafficking

A team of local vigilantes has rescued 28 victims of human trafficking in Benin City, the Edo State capital. The state coordinator, Edo State Community Vigilante Security Network, Oboh Emmanuel Otoide, who disclosed this while addressing journalists at the weekend, said the victims, between the ages of 13 and 17 years, were rescued during a stop and search operation by his men. "The victims were rescued by our men around 2 a.m on Tuesday along Akpakpava Road in Benin City. Three suspects, including two drivers conveying the victims to their destinations, were arrested during the operation and handed over to the Department of State Services for further investigations," he stated. "Our preliminary investigations revealed that the victims were being moved from the South East, en ...
13-year-old boy stabs Sugarcane Seller to Death in Borno
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13-year-old boy stabs Sugarcane Seller to Death in Borno

The Borno State Police Command has arrested a 13-year-old boy identified as Abdullahi Sanusi for the alleged murder of a 19-year-old man named Mohammed Abdullahi over refusal to pay for sugarcane. Confirming the incident to newsmen, the state commissioner of police, Abdu Umar, said the victim on Wednesday forcefully took the suspect’s sugarcane without payment and when the former asked for money, Abdullahi started beating him. The suspect then used the knife, which he was using to cut sugarcane to stab the neck of the victim. “On the same date (19/01/2022) at about 1700hrs, one Abdullahi Sanusi, 13, of the same address used a sharp knife, which he was using to cut sugarcane and stabbed one Mohammed Abdullahi, 19, on his neck at Mallawan in Gidan Dambe area. As a result, the victim...
Fan arrested after Digne and Cash struck by bottle at Everton
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Fan arrested after Digne and Cash struck by bottle at Everton

A fan has been arrested after Lucas Digne and Matty Cash were both struck by a bottle as they celebrated Aston Villa's opener at Everton. Cash and Digne - who joined Villa from Everton two weeks ago - stayed on the floor momentarily before being able to continue the game, which ended 1-0 to the visitors. Everton and police were able to identify the individual after analysing CCTV footage from Goodison Park. Police have arrested a supporter at Goodison Park for throwing a missile onto the pitch during today's Premier League match against Aston Villa," an Everton club statement read. "Several objects were thrown towards the pitch following Aston Villa's goal at the end of the first half, with one missile appearing to strike two opposition players. "Investigations in conjunct...
Palestinian Inmates allegedly Fathered children Outside Jail by Smuggling their Sperm in snacks
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Palestinian Inmates allegedly Fathered children Outside Jail by Smuggling their Sperm in snacks

A Palestinian terrorist, in prison for 15 years, allegedly fathered four children during his time in jail after his sperm was smuggled out. The claim was made by newly-released terrorist Rafat Al-Qarawi on Palestinian Authority Television. Despite sperm not lasting that long outside of its hosts body, he claimed that the bags are filled, released, and marked with the name of whomever has filled it. He said: "We smuggled out sperm through the canteen. The Palestinian prisoner gives his family five items in a bag. It's like going to a supermarket and you want to give your family something, a gift, candies, cookies, juice, honey, whatever you want. "We would emit the sample seconds before they would call our names and put it in bags, wrap them in a certain way and mark them ...
Premier League player bailed again on child sex offences
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Premier League player bailed again on child sex offences

A Premier League footballer arrested on suspicion of child sex offences has had his bail extended until April 17. The man, who cannot be named, was initially arrested on July 16, 2021 and has now had his bail extended on four occasions, as police continue their investigation. The player's club has previously confirmed he has been suspended pending the police investigation. They added: "The club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at this time." Contempt of court warning for social media users The Attorney General has issued a warning to people who might post messages regarding the case on social media. "Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, and everyone deserves a fair trial," said The Rt Hon Michael...
NFL star Lerentee McCray arrested after high-speed chase, faces fleeing police charge
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NFL star Lerentee McCray arrested after high-speed chase, faces fleeing police charge

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker, Lerentee McCray has been arrested after a high-speed pursuit with police over the weekend. According to court records obtained by DiRocco, McCray was issued a citation for speeding and was charged with fleeing/eluding police with disregard of safety to person or property, which is a second-degree felony. He was booked into Lake County Jail in Central Florida on Sunday and was released that morning after paying a $5,000 bond. "We are aware of the situation and are gathering more information," the Jaguars said in a statement to ESPN. "We have no further comment at this time." According to DiRocco, the Fruitland Park Police Department report stated that a patrol officer attempted to pull McCray over for a traffic stop after seeing him traveling ...
Bayelsa Vigilante nabs notorious criminal terrorizing Yenagoa community
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Bayelsa Vigilante nabs notorious criminal terrorizing Yenagoa community

Bayelsa State Vigilante Service has arrested a notorious criminal, Austin Jephthah, an alleged member of the Bobos Cult group, who has been terrorizing Edepie - Agudama axis of Yenagoa.   The suspect, also known as Tarzan, was nabbed on Tuesday morning while he was robbing an unsuspecting commuter at the popular Tombia-Edepie Roundabout area of Yenagoa.   An accomplice to the suspect, one Tonero, who wielded a gun managed to escape when they were chased by men of the State vigilante after they had robbed a passenger inside a tricycle.   According to reports, about 9:00am, the suspect and his accomplice, Tonero boarded a commercial tricycle at Tinacious junction, heading towards Tombia Roundabout.   The tricycle had a male passenger onboard alread...
Man allegedly Defiles his 2-year-old niece in Benue
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Man allegedly Defiles his 2-year-old niece in Benue

The police has arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly defiling his 2-year-old niece at Okokoro road Otukpo, Benue state. Benue activist, Ukan Kurugh said the suspect is a step-brother to the victim’s mother. He further revealed that the incident occurred on Saturday January 15. According to Kurugh, the suspect who regularly visits his step-sister, allegedly defiled her child in her sitting room after she left the baby with him to wash items she uses for her business. Kurugh wrote; I received a call from a lady yesterday regarding the rape of her two years old daughter by her uncle who is 28 years old. The incidence is said to have taken place at Okokoro road Otukpo on the 15/01/2021 The mother narrated to me through my informant that her step brother was a regular visitor ...
Court jails four for cyber-fraud in Enugu
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Court jails four for cyber-fraud in Enugu

The Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC, on Friday January l4, 2022, secured the conviction of four internet fraudsters also known as Yahoo Boys before Justice F. O. Giwa Ogunbanjo of the Federal High Court Enugu, Enugu State. They were convicted on charges bordering on forgery and impersonation to defraud. Following credible intelligence reports on the activities of fraudsters swindling unsuspecting victims of their hard-earned income within Enugu and its environs, operatives of the EFCC swung into action and in the process arrested the convicts at various locations within the metropolis. Instruments used in committing the crime such as phones, laptops including the fraudulent messages printed out of their phones and laptops as well as their confessional statements were tendered ...
Farrah Abraham Arrested for allegedly Slapping Club Security guard
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Farrah Abraham Arrested for allegedly Slapping Club Security guard

Former “Teen Mom” star, Farrah Abraham has been arrested for allegedly slapping a security guard at a nightclub in Los Angeles over the weekend. The 30-year-old mother was booked into county jail in the early morning hours of Sunday January 16, and has since been released. A court date has been scheduled for May 19. TMZ reported that Abraham allegedly slapped a security guard at Grandmaster Records in Hollywood after partying there with a friend. An eyewitness told the outlet that an allegedly belligerent Abraham was asked to leave the club but refused, and cops were called for backup after a citizen’s arrest was made. A barefoot Abraham told police in a video obtained by TMZ; “I don’t understand why there’s cuffs being put on me. “I did not hit anyone. On camera, I d...
Police arrest man for allegedly raping 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa
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Police arrest man for allegedly raping 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa

A  43-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping an 80-year-old woman in Nasarawa state. Spokesperson of the state, Ramhan Nansel in a statement released on Sunday January 16, said the suspect was arrested after a complaint was lodged at Garaku Division of the Police Command on January 14 at about 22:30 p.m. The suspect identified as Dan’asabe Eddo, is reportedly an indigene of Kaduna state, but resides in Kundami village, Garaku, Lokonga local government area of Nasarawa state. The statement read; “He allegedly went into the residence of an 80-year-old woman, who stays alone in the same village, and forcefully had carnal knowledge of her. “Upon receipt of the complaint, police operatives attached to the Garaku Division immediately swung into action and got the su...
Six Chinese nationals arrested for lack of work permits
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Six Chinese nationals arrested for lack of work permits

Six Chinese nationals have been arrested by the police in Imara Daima, Nairobi county of Kenya. The six suspects which include four women and two men, were arrested for working in the country without permits. Their arrest follows joint efforts by a multi-agency team comprising of both the police and immigration department officers. Investigations into their activities in the country has commenced and they will be arraigned in court on Monday, January 17.
Tiffany Haddish smiles in mug shot following her arrest for DUI after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel
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Tiffany Haddish smiles in mug shot following her arrest for DUI after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel

Tiffany Haddish has been arrested and is facing a DUI charge in Peachtree City, Georgia. The actress and comedienne, 42, was allegedly found 'dozing in the driver's seat' of her car early on Friday morning, January 14, according to a report from TMZ. In her mugshot, Tiffany appeared unbothered as she could be seen smiling as she went makeup-free. The star has been in Georgia to shoot the film Haunted Mansion with co-stars Owen Wilson and Rosario Dawson for Walt Disney Productions. Officers told the site they believed that she had been smoking marijuana. The site also looked at her arrest record which noted she had posted $1,666 to bond to get out of jail around 6:30 AM. The arrest took place around 4 am eastern time in Georgia, it was claimed. Police approached...
Nigerian Rapper Arraigned over Murder of Another Nigerian in South Africa
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Nigerian Rapper Arraigned over Murder of Another Nigerian in South Africa

A Nigerian rapper, Nicholas  Ebanehita Ogbeifun has been arraigned over the murder of another Nigerian man in Johannesburg, South Africa. MCI reported that the deceased Nigerian identified simply as Ajence was shot and killed assassination style at a petrol station on Central Avenue, in the Kempton Park area, Gauteng, on Monday, January 3. The Nigerian executed by the suspects The gangland-style execution led to a police chase and a deadly shoot-out that resulted in the death of two other Nigerian nationals while three others including Ogbeifun, were arrested. Ogbeifun also known as Nico Dorja is said to be an alleged member of the Neo Black Movement of Africa, an alleged front for Black Axe. Spokesperson for the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) Grac...
Britney Spears’ 55 hours ex-husband, Jason Alexander Pleads Guilty to Stalking
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Britney Spears’ 55 hours ex-husband, Jason Alexander Pleads Guilty to Stalking

American music star, Britney Spears ex-husband Jason Alexander has pleaded guilty to stalking. MCI reported earlier that Jason was arrested on December 30 and taken to Williamson County Jail in Tennessee. He was eventually charged with violation of a protective order and aggravated stalking. District Attorney General Kim Helper told TMZ that the singer's ex-husband pled guilty to misdemeanor stalking on January 4 and was given 11 months, 29 days of probation. As part of the deal, he'll have to undergo a mental health screening and submit to random drug screenings. Helper added that Alexander won't be allowed to have any contact with the female victim. The nature of their relationship is unclear. Britney and Jason dated back in 2004. They eventually got married in Las Vegas, b...
Novak Djokovic Arrested in Australia just hours after Winning Visa appeal
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Novak Djokovic Arrested in Australia just hours after Winning Visa appeal

Novak Djokovic has reportedly been arrested by the Australian government just minutes after he won a court battle that challenged the manner in which his Australian visa was cancelled. With the verdict meaning he was free to leave the detention centre where he had been held, Ksenija Pavlovic McAteer has now reported that the world No.1 tennis player has been arrested despite the ruling in his favour. Having spoken to Srdan Dokovic, the father of Djokovic, McAteer adds that the Australian government "want to deport" the 34-year-old. The 20-time Grand Slam winner was held in the government facility on his arrival at Melbourne airport early last week after the decision was made to withdraw his visa. He won his court battle on Monday, Jan 10. It was eventually ruled that his vi...
Driver Arrested for  Stabbing Lover’s Husband To Death In Ogun
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Driver Arrested for Stabbing Lover’s Husband To Death In Ogun

The police have arrested a 38-year-old commercial driver, Daniel Udoh for allegedly stabbing his lover's husband to death. Udoh was said to have stabbed Emaka Umonko to death after he confronted him for “having illicit affairs with his wife”. The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed that the commercial driver was arrested on Friday, at Ota, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the State. According to Oyeyemi, the arrest of the suspect followed a distress call received by the DPO of Onipanu Division, CSP Bamidele Job. Having suspected that Udoh was going out with his wife, Umonko confronted him and this led to a serious fight between the two men. Oyeyemi disclosed that, “while the fight was going on, the suspect brought out a knife and used...
Police Arrest 23-year-old S3x Worker After Threesome With Two Underage Boys
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Police Arrest 23-year-old S3x Worker After Threesome With Two Underage Boys

A Zimbabwean sex worker has been arrested for allegedly having threesome with two underage boys. The two juveniles who cannot be named due to their ages, reportedly hired 23-year-old Nothabo Sibanda on 27 December following a night out. After negotiating on a charge for her services, the three went to Nothabo’s house in Emthunzini suburb. The three got intimate till late hours. After the boys realized it was too late for them to return home, they both decided to spend the night at the sex worker's home. While at Nothabo's house, one of the boys' parents reportedly filed a missing person report. B-Metro reported that after the police visited the sex worker's home after being told that the boys were last seen with her. Upon being questioned, the teenagers revealed that they had...
Prominent Afghan Professor arrested for criticising Taliban on social media
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Prominent Afghan Professor arrested for criticising Taliban on social media

The Taliban have arrested a popular university professor and outspoken critic of successive Afghan governments, including the new rulers in Kabul. Prior to his arrest, Faizullah Jalal, a longtime professor of law and political science at Kabul University made several appearances on television talk shows since the US-backed government was pushed out in August, blaming the Taliban for the worsening financial crisis and criticising them for ruling by force. The professor was also accused of making “nonsense remarks on social media, which were provoking people against the government and playing with people’s dignity.” In a tweet shared in the early hours of Sunday January 9, Jalal’s daughter Hasina Jalal pleaded for her father’s release. “As I confirm the disturbing news. I ask for ...
Actress Dorcas Fapson’s driver absconds with her Range Rover
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Actress Dorcas Fapson’s driver absconds with her Range Rover

Nollywood actress, Dorcas Fapson has alleged that her driver identified as Muhammad Adamu, has absconded with her Range Rover, which she bought last June. According to her, the car was stolen on the evening of her birthday while she was preparing for her big day with family and friends. Fapson said she's offering a huge reward for anyone that has information on how  “Muhammed” and her car can be located. She also disclosed that Muhammed used a fake license to register for the job through an agent, who has already been arrested. She wrote: On the evening of my Birthday as I was getting ready to celebrate with family and friends. It was brought to my attention that my driver had stolen my car - I’m offering a HUGE CASH reward for anyone that has information on /can loc...
Ijaw Youth Council Stage Protest in front of Dowen College, Demand Justice for late Sylvester Oromoni
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Ijaw Youth Council Stage Protest in front of Dowen College, Demand Justice for late Sylvester Oromoni

Members of the Ijaw Youth Council are currently staging a protest in front of Dowen College, Lagos, demanding justice for late Sylvester Oromoni. Sylvester is from the Ijaw-speaking tribe in Delta state. The protest comes after the Lagos state government exonerated five students and staff of the school arrested over the death of late Sylvester Watch a video from the protest below
Rapper Kodak Black Arrested on Trespassing Charge in Florida
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Rapper Kodak Black Arrested on Trespassing Charge in Florida

American rapper Kodak Black has been arrested on a trespassing charge in South Florida. The Broward Sheriff’s Office said Black was taken into custody in his hometown of Pompano Beach early Saturday morning, according to the South Florida SunSentinel. Investigators did not immediately release details about what prompted the arrest. Black, whose legal name is Bill Kapri, later posted bond and was released, the newspaper reported. Neither his publicist nor his attorney immediately returned an emailed request for comment. Black had a three-year federal prison sentence for falsifying documents used to buy weapons at a Miami gun store commuted by President Donald Trump on his last day in office in 2020. He had served about half his sentence. He was later sentenced to probation l...
10 kidnappers killed as naval officers storm kidnappers’ den in Anambra
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10 kidnappers killed as naval officers storm kidnappers’ den in Anambra

10 kidnappers were killed on Friday December 31, when the Special Force Squad of the Nigerian Navy Base, Onitsha stormed the Ochan Forest, the Anambra State base of kidnappers.   While some members of the gang escaped with bullet wounds, five of the kidnappers were arrested.   Leader of the naval team, Suleiman Agabi who paraded the suspects at the naval base, said they stormed the kidnappers’ hideouts at about 1:20 am on Friday December 31, after gathering intelligence on their operation.   Agabi said the suspected kidnappers were the masterminds of the abduction of the traditional ruler of Ogwaniocha community in Anambra State, Igwe Oliver Nnaji. The monarch was kidnapped on November 15, 2021.   The suspects are currently making confessional st...
Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty in sex-trafficking trial
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Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty in sex-trafficking trial

A jury in a New York federal court has found Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on five of six counts related to her role in Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of minor girls between 1994 and 2004. The 60-year-old British former socialite was arrested in July 2020, and charged with involvement in ex-boyfriend Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuse of teenage girls. Epstein, a convicted sex offender, named Prince Andrew and former presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump as cronies before killing himself in a New York jail in 2019, about one month after his sex-trafficking arrest. The verdict marks a dramatic conclusion to an unexpectedly fast-moving trial: proceedings were originally expected to take at least six weeks. Prosecutors called 24 witnesses over 10 days, and defense a...
Fan Obsessed with Kylie Jenner is arrested after Violating Restraining Order
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Fan Obsessed with Kylie Jenner is arrested after Violating Restraining Order

An obsessed fan of Kylie Jenner, who violated a restraining order not to go close to the star, has been arrested. The guy named Jrue Mesgan approached Kylie's Holmby Hills home on Sunday afternoon,  Dec. 26, and buzzed the gate. A security guard saw Mesgan and called the cops. He was arrested for misdemeanor violation of a court order and is being held on $20,000 bail. Mesgan had been to Kylie's house numerous times over the last few months trying to see the reality star, so she got a restraining order, which he violated Sunday. Kylie has had lots of problems with obsessed fans. Earlier this month a 23-year-old man armed with flowers came to 'Kylie's home' to profess his love for her and ask for her hand in marriage The fan showed up at a house he thought was Kylie'...
“I have never heard of an arrest in a mosque” – Actress Chinonso Arubayi reacts to arrest of Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu
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“I have never heard of an arrest in a mosque” – Actress Chinonso Arubayi reacts to arrest of Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu

Nollywood actress, Chinonso Arubayi, has said that she has never heard of someone being arrested in a mosque. The mother of one stated this while reacting to the arrest of former governorship candidate in Imo State, Uche Nwosu. Nwosu, the son-in-law of former Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, was whisked away by security operatives from a church service at his home town, Eziama Obieri. "I have never heard of an arrest in a mosque. Police shooting in a church during a post burial service of his mum?" Nonso wrote. "This is really sad. What's the difference between security operatives and unknown gunmen? Why the hell is this country upside down." she added.
Home Alone’s Devin Ratray arrested after allegedly trying to strangle girlfriend
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Home Alone’s Devin Ratray arrested after allegedly trying to strangle girlfriend

Home Alone actor, Devin Ratray has been arrested following an altercation with his girlfriend earlier this month. Ratray was arrested on Wednesday December 22, after authorities in Oklahoma City issued a warrant on Tuesday December 21. Online court records revealed he is being charged with one count of domestic assault and battery by strangulation and another count of domestic assault and battery. His bond was set at $25,000. Sources told Fox News that the actor "turned himself in and was processed through and bonded out" on Wednesday. The actor's arrest came a week after Oklahoma City police told PEOPLE that they consider the matter closed and do not expect any arrests in the case. Ratray rose to prominence in the early 1990s when he played Buzz McCallister, the older brothe...
‘Are You the One’ star Connor Smith arrested for allegedly raping teen girl
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‘Are You the One’ star Connor Smith arrested for allegedly raping teen girl

“Are You the One?” alum Connor Smith has been arrested on charges bordering on rape. The 31-year-old reality show star was arrested on December 16 in Oak Lawn, Ill., on a warrant from Lake County, Ind., as confirmed by spokesperson for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. The warrant was issued due to allegations of rape, criminal confinement, and sexual battery. The specific details of the accusations were not disclosed and reps at the Lake County Indiana State Attorney’s Office could not immediately be reached. Documents obtained by TMZ however claimed that the alleged crime began when a 16-year-old girl provided someone who was selling a cat, her address via Snapchat. The teenager claimed the man “ripped open her bedroom window screen, yanked her out of the room, threw her in...
Police arrest three notorious illicit drug dealers in Kano
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Police arrest three notorious illicit drug dealers in Kano

The Kano State Police command has arrested three suspected notorious drug dealers and recovered large quantity of illicit drugs.   Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, December 21, said the suspects, Rabi’u Idris, Abdullahi Muhammad, Sanusi Sani, confessed to have purposely come to Kano from Katsina State for illicit drug business.   "On the 20/10/2021 at about 1000hrs, a report was received that, a group of Drug dealers are supplying Drugs and other intoxicating substances to some remnants of Thugs ('Yan Daba) and other suspecting criminals within Kano Metropolis," he stated.   "On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi raised ...
Abba Kyari: IGP Submits Report on Indictment in Hushpuppi’s Fraud Case
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Abba Kyari: IGP Submits Report on Indictment in Hushpuppi’s Fraud Case

The Inspector-General Usman Baba has finally submitted disciplinary recommendations on Abba Kyari to the Police Service Commission (PSC). It can be recalled that the supercop has been on suspension since July 31, following his indictment by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in relating to the Huspuppi fraud case. Hushpuppi and five gang members were arrested for allegedly being involved in fraud and laundering money meant to finance a school for children in Qatar. Otis Wright of the United States District Court for the Central District of California ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down Kyari and produce him in the United States for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud perpetrated by Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi. The affidavit accused Kyari of conspir...
NFL legend Lawrence Taylor Arrested in Florida
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NFL legend Lawrence Taylor Arrested in Florida

NFL legend Lawrence Taylor was arrested in South Florida on Thursday evening, December 16. TMZ Sports reported that jail records showed the former New York Giants superstar was booked at around 8:45 PM ET and released hours later. The 62-year-old posed for a mug shot before his release. Details surrounding the arrest are unclear, but a spokesperson for the Broward County Sheriff's Office revealed that Taylor was booked on charges of sex offender violations. Lawrence was declared a sex offender back in 2011 after he pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct and patronizing a prostitute. In the case, Taylor was accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl, though he said at the time he thought she was 19. As a sex offender, Taylor is expected to be on top of several things inc...
Actor arrested in deaths of Instagram model and her friend found dumped in Los Angeles
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Actor arrested in deaths of Instagram model and her friend found dumped in Los Angeles

A 42-year-old Hollywood actor has reportedly been arrested on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles in connection with the mysterious deaths of a 24-year-old Instagram model and her friend. Brandt Osborn, 42, who originally hails from Staten Island, was one of three men arrested Wednesday, Dec. 15, over the November deaths of Christy Giles, 24, and interior designer Hilda Marcela Cabrales-Arzola, 26, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Thursday, Dec. 16. Brandt Osborn David Pearce, 37, and Michael Ansbach, 47, were identified as the other two men taken into custody Wednesday. Pearce faces a manslaughter charge, while Ansbach and Osborn are charged with accessory to manslaughter, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. David Pearce Michael Ansba...
Bobrisky Fires Back at Tonto Dikeh, Dares the Actress to Arrest him
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Bobrisky Fires Back at Tonto Dikeh, Dares the Actress to Arrest him

Bobrisky has responded after his former bestie, Tonto Dikeh, dragged him on her Instagram page. The mum of one claimed his butt leaks and that she regrets ever knowing him. Tonto also reminded him of when he was locked up sometime back. Well, Bobrisky has now responded to her. He said that now she has agreed that she owes him money, she should pay back. He also dared her to get him arrested. See his post below... ''Aunty finally accepted is 2million. well you that borrowed won’t remember the actual amount, me that lend you remember the actual amount and I have all my details cos I learnt how you drag all ur ex boyfriend online so i kept mine incase you want to rant. You talk about arrest ? Tonto i dare you. I’m not all those local fool you threaten with police. I get money pa...
Abuja Filmmaker Arrested for allegedly Impersonating Regina Daniels
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Abuja Filmmaker Arrested for allegedly Impersonating Regina Daniels

A filmmaker, Richard Slyvanus has been arrested for allegedly impersonating Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels. Sylvanus reportedly opened YouTube and Gmail accounts impersonating Regina Daniels, and also defrauded unsuspecting Nigerians to the tune of N1m. He was arrested after Daniels’ lawyer reported the matter to the police. Federal Capital Territory Police Command spokesperson, DSP Josephine Adeh confirmed the arrest. Adeh further revealed that the matter is still under investigation. She said; “Sylvanus is in our custody.  The police swung into action after getting a tip-off. He defrauded unsuspecting members of the public with an email, reginadanielsblasterjnr@gmail.com, and a Youtube account he opened to impersonate Regina Daniels. “There is no relationship between ...
Bisi Akande’s appointee confessed that state funds were used for his 2003 re-election campaign – Oyinlola alleges
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Bisi Akande’s appointee confessed that state funds were used for his 2003 re-election campaign – Oyinlola alleges

Former Governor of Osun state, Olagunsoye Oyinlola has accused his predecessor of lying in his recently released book. Bisi Akande who was Governor of Osun between 1999 and 2003 on the platform of the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD), lost the 2003 governorship election to Oyinlola, who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Akande in his new book titled ‘My Participations’, admitted that his successor accused him of mismanaging state funds,  arrested two of his commissioners who he said were allegedly told by the police to implicate him in their statements. Insisting that he has never given or demanded bribe from anyone in his life, Akande added that no one wrote any petition against him to the EFCC, ICPC or the police for any fraud or wrongdoing du...
Ex-NFL player, Zac Stacy Claims Girlfriend Staged Video of him Brutally Beating her
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Ex-NFL player, Zac Stacy Claims Girlfriend Staged Video of him Brutally Beating her

Zac Stacy, a former Jets running back, has claimed his ex-girlfriend staged a video of him brutally attacking her, by provoking him into it, because she wanted money from him. The NFL star was arrested in Orlando, Florida after attacking his girlfriend, Stacy Evans, in front of their infant son on November 13. Shocking home surveillance footage released after the alleged assault showed Stacy, 30, repeatedly punching his ex in the head before slamming her into a television. The violence reportedly began during an argument. Stacy became furious and aggressive during the argument and he attacked her, swinging at her head before yanking her off a couch, tossing her across the room and into the TV. The TV then falls on top of the woman as she tries to calm Stacy down but he ...
Cops called in after a Kylie Jenner obsessed fan hopped neighbor’s fence to propose to her
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Cops called in after a Kylie Jenner obsessed fan hopped neighbor’s fence to propose to her

Cops were reportedly called in after a Kylie Jenner obsessed fan came to her neighborhood to propose to her. TMZ reported that law enforcement sources said they were called to Kylie's neighborhood on Thursday December 9, after a man hopped a fence and knocked on a door looking for Jenner. It was however the wrong house. Th 23-year-old man who was there with flowers, told cops he was there to profess his love for Kylie and ask for her hand in marriage. He was however arrested for misdemeanor trespassing and taken in for booking.
Pastor arrested for allegedly raping pregnant woman in Ondo
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Pastor arrested for allegedly raping pregnant woman in Ondo

A white garment church pastor has been arrested by the police in Ondo state for allegedly raping a pregnant woman. The woman identified as Bukola, revealed that the alleged incident occurred after she visited the Pastor's church for deliverance. According to Bukola, the pastor who claimed that her baby was in a vertical position instead of being horizontal, used ‘anointing oil’ to rub her private parts before he inserted his manhood. She said; “We usually have a programme every Wednesday. On that fateful day, I went to the church but unfortunately, the service had ended. “He collected the list they gave me from the hospital and said the items on the list were too many. He later said I should go and do the photocopy which I did. He then said I should take it to the altar. Whi...
Saudi Arabia claims Arrest of Jamal Khashoggi’s ‘Killer’ in France is case of mistaken identity
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Saudi Arabia claims Arrest of Jamal Khashoggi’s ‘Killer’ in France is case of mistaken identity

French police on Tuesday December 7, arrested a man suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but Saudi officials have claimed it was a case of mistaken identity. The man was detained by border police on the basis of an arrest warrant issued by Turkey as he was about to board a flight to Riyadh from Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport, judicial and airport sources told the AFP news agency, asking not to be named. Investigators were seeking to confirm that the man carrying a passport in the name of Khalid Alotaibi was indeed the suspect by the same name sought by Turkey and sanctioned by the U.S. over the gruesome killing of Khashoggi. The Saudi Embassy in Paris issued a statement late Tuesday saying the man arrested “has nothing to do with ...
America’s Got Talent Contestant, Skilyr Hicks Dies at 23
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America’s Got Talent Contestant, Skilyr Hicks Dies at 23

America's Got Talent contestant, Skilyr Hicks is dead at the age of 23. Hicks' mother, Jodi said her body was found lifeless in the home of a friend in Liberty, South Carolina. Jodi added that she doesn't know the actual homeowner. While circumstances surrounding her death are unclear at the moment, the singer's mother revealed that her daughter battled with mental health issues, including depression and substance abuse. She told TMZ that Skilyr was loved by her family and 4 siblings, and used her music to help people in need. Jodi affirmed that her daughter "will live on through her music." Hicks appeared on season 8 of 'AGT' in 2013, auditioning for Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Howard Stern, and impressing them enough to be moved on to the next round. The singer perf...
Former NFL player, De Glenn Foster dies in police custody
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Former NFL player, De Glenn Foster dies in police custody

Former NFL player, De Glenn Foster who was arrested on December 4 after he led cops on a wild chase, has died in police custody. TMZ reported that Reform Police Department chief Richard Black said an officer clocked Foster while he was going 92 MPH in a 45 MPH zone, and when he tried to stop him, the former football player took off. Foster evaded cops for roughly 8 miles, driving into the nearby town of Gordo. Black said cops eventually deployed spike strips to get him to slow down. The police chief said Foster was ultimately taken into custody there and was "uncooperative," pushing cops into wrestling him on the ground to get the cuffs on him. He was booked into the county jail on Saturday December 4, but it's unclear exactly what happened to the former New Orleans Saints defen...
Update: Suspect Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline
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Update: Suspect Charged with Murder in Fatal Shooting of Music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline

A man who was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of philanthropist Jackie Avant during a robbery at her Trousdale Estates home in Beverly Hills last week has been charged, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced in a statement. Aariel Maynor, 29, faces murder and attempted murder charges in the Dec. 1 attack in which Avant’s security guard was also shot at but not injured. Maynor was also charged with being a felon with a firearm, two counts of residential burglary with a person present, and an allegation that he used an assault long-barrel pistol during the crimes. He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday December 7, at the Airport Branch courthouse. The 81-year-old victim was the wife of music legend, Clarence Avant. Maynor was arrested ...
DSS Arrests General Idris Dambazau
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DSS Arrests General Idris Dambazau

General Idris Bello Dambazau (Rtd.), Managing Director of Kano state’s Consumer Protection Council (KCPC) has been arrested by the Department of State Services over allegations of economic sabotage. Dambazau was arrested for "unilaterally and unconstitutionally" sealing off seven filling stations in the state capital. He is expected to be arraigned in court today, December 6. A top official in the Kano state command of the DSS told Daily Trust that Dambazau was arrested on Sunday December 5, after fruitless attempts were made to unseal the filling stations. The official said; “It happened yesterday. He went and seal seven filling stations under the guise of being the head of Consumer Protection Council and the Constitution is against that act." The source added that when Dam...
Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi Dentenced to Four years in Jail, months after being Toppled by Military
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Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi Dentenced to Four years in Jail, months after being Toppled by Military

Ousted Myanmar leader, Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to four years in prison, months after her government was was toppled by the military and she was arrested, prompting international condemnation. On Monday, December 6, she was found guilty on charges of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules under a natural disasters law and now faces 11 charges in total, all of which she has denied. She has been under house arrest since February when the military launched a coup, toppling her elected civilian government and detaining leaders. It is not clear when or if Ms Suu Kyi will be placed in prison. Co-defendant Win Myint, the former president and Ms Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party ally, was also jailed on Monday for four years under the same charges. ...
14-year-old Mexican Girl Jailed for Escaping Arranged Marriage
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14-year-old Mexican Girl Jailed for Escaping Arranged Marriage

A 14-year-old girl was imprisoned for several hours by community police after she ran away to avoid an arranged marriage. The girl, identified as Anayeli "N", was supposed to marry a 16-year-old neighbor in Mexico’s Guerrero state whose family had offered a sum of 200,000 pesos (about $9,300 USD) to buy her hand in marriage. Anayeli’s mother had accepted the payment, and the neighboring family had hired a band, slaughtered a cow, and prepared a marriage feast to take place last Monday, Nov. 29. The would-be groom’s parents reportedly spent around 56,000 pesos (2,600 USD) on wedding preparations. The bride-to-be initially thought her elder sister was the one getting married. When she discovered early on the morning of the wedding day that she was the one to be married off, she ...
Five dead after troops use car to ram anti-coup protest in Myanmar
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Five dead after troops use car to ram anti-coup protest in Myanmar

Five people were killed and at least 15 arrested after Myanmar security forces in a car rammed into an anti-coup protest on Sunday morning, December 5, in Yangon, local news portal Myanmar Now reported. Witnesses on the scene told Reuters dozens had been injured. Photos and videos on social media show a vehicle that crashed through the protesters and bodies lying on the road. Anti-military protests have refused to stop despite the killing of more than 1,300 people since the Feb. 1 coup. The scattered protests are often small groups voicing opposition to the overthrow of an elected government led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and the return of military rule. The opposition’s shadow government said it was heartbroken to see peaceful protesters crashed and shot to death. “W...
Comedian Cute Abiola serving one-month punishment for ridiculing police – Navy
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Comedian Cute Abiola serving one-month punishment for ridiculing police – Navy

The Nigerian Navy has said that its personnel and comedian, Cute Abiola is serving a one-month punishment for ridiculing the Nigerian police. The Instagram comedian was arrested on November 15, 2021, but has been released from detention to serve his ‘light corrective punishment’ in the cantonment. According to the Nigerian Navy, he was placed on one-month ‘extra duty’ for wearing police uniform in one of his skits and for ridiculing the Nigeria Police Force in the process. He is expected to end his punishment by December 15, 2021, and would be allowed to return home to his family. Naval spokesperson, Commodore Suleman Dahun told Punch's Saturday Beats that Cute Abiola was given a light punishment of a ‘one-month extra duty’ after a military trial. Dahun said; “Cute Abiola ...
Update: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline
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Update: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of music icon Clarence Avant’s wife, Jacqueline

A suspect has been arrested in the Beverly Hills for the killing of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, police announced Thursday December 2. Police identified the suspect as a Los Angeles resident, 29-year-old Aariel Maynor, who officials said was on parole and had an extensive criminal record. The suspect was arrested a short time after the shooting, during a second apparent burglary in the Hollywood Hills, according to police. Officers first responded to a report of a shooting at the Avant home in the upscale Trousdale Estates neighborhood around 2:23 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Maytor Place. They arrived to find 81-year-old Jacqueline Avant suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was later...
Former Miss Brazil Transsexual, Mikaelly Martinez accused of drugging, robbing men she met online
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Former Miss Brazil Transsexual, Mikaelly Martinez accused of drugging, robbing men she met online

A former Miss Brazil Transsexual has reportedly been arrested for allegedly drugging men she met online and stealing their valuables. Mikaelly Martinez, who held the trans crown in 2019, was arrested Sunday on Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Newsflash reported. “She used to drug men after attracting them to a sexual event or sometimes under the impression it was a sexual encounter,” Police Chief Leandro Gontijo said. “When she arrived at the hotel, another trans suspect appeared who promised to take part in a threesome,” he added. “The man was offered a drink and a drug was put in the glass. He then had his belongings stolen.”Police also are investigating Martinez in connection with similar crimes in Sao Paulo, Florianopolis and Balneario Camboriu, according to the outlet. ...

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