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South African man who shot dead his girlfriend in front of her colleagues sentenced to 25 years imprisonment
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South African man who shot dead his girlfriend in front of her colleagues sentenced to 25 years imprisonment

A man who shot dead his girlfriend in front of her shocked colleagues has been sentenced to 25 years behind bars. Avumile Mbuyiseli Nodongwe, 29, was sentenced by the Mthatha Regional Court in Mthatha, Eastern Cape on Monday, 28th June 2021. Police spokesperson, Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana, in a statement on Thursday, July 1, said that the deceased, Noloyiso Gqeba, was at Mandleni Junior Secondary School, in Xunu Locality, where she worked as a cleaner, when Mbuyiseli Nodongwe, who was in a relationship with her, arrived and shot her with a firearm. Noloyiso, aged 35, died at the scene. "The incident left co-workers shuttered as they witnessed tragic scenes of the cold-blooded murder of the woman and escaping of the suspect from the scene of crime," Kinana stated. "On the 25t...
Man Accidentally Shoots Friend in the Neck While Showing off his new gun
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Man Accidentally Shoots Friend in the Neck While Showing off his new gun

A man accidentally shot his friend in the neck as he showed off his new weapon, police say. Alec Augustino Braz, 22, mistakenly fired his pistol at his 19-year-old friend at around 3.15pm on Saturday, June 1. The shooting happened not long after Braz got his license to carry a gun, Newsweek reports. Woburn Police Department near Boston in Massachusetts revealed in a statement that Braz is suspected of discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, improper storage of a firearm, and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. Police handcuffed Braz on multiple firearm offences shortly after the shooting. Police explained that Braz was showing the gun to his friend in his Woburn home on Saturday afternoon when he accidentally pulled the trigger on his guest who has no...
Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long Indicted on Murder Charges
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Atlanta Spa Shooter, Robert Aaron Long Indicted on Murder Charges

The 22-year-old man accused of opening fire at three Atlanta-area spas in March, killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent, has been indicted by a grand jury in Georgia. A Fulton County grand jury indicted Robert Aaron Long on murder charges connected to the March 16 killings of Suncha Kim, 69; Soon Chung Park, 74; Hyun Jung Grant, 51; and Yong Ae Yue, 63; according to The Associated Press. The indictment only covered those four killings at Gold Spa and Aromatherapy Spa in Atlanta, and not the attack in Cherokee County, in which Xiaojie “Emily” Tan, 49; Daoyou Feng, 44; Delaina Yaun, 33; and Paul Michels, 54, were killed. The indictment charges Long with four counts of murder, four counts of felony murder, five counts of assault with a deadly weapon, four coun...
Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison
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Woman Hides Loaded Gun in her Vagina Before Smuggling it into Prison

A woman hid a loaded gun in her vagina to smuggle it into prison and officers didn’t find it until weeks later. Amy Wilhite, 39, brought the .22 calibre revolver to Boone County Jail in Missouri, the US, on February 14, fully loaded with five rounds. Officers carried out a pat and a strip search but failed to find the weapon. They didn’t track it down until 17 days later, at which point it was wrapped up in plastic among White’s possessions, The Smoking Gun reports. In a probable cause statement, investigators alleged that Wilhite had "removed the firearm from her body and concealed it within her personal belongings." During questioning at the jail, Wilhite admitted possessing the firearm, but claimed “she was only holding it for another female detainee.” However,...
‘Bad Girls Club’ Cast Member Deshayla Harris Killed in in Virginia Beach Shootings
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‘Bad Girls Club’ Cast Member Deshayla Harris Killed in in Virginia Beach Shootings

Bad Girls Club’ cast member, Deshayla Harris has been confirmed as one of the victims killed in Virginia Beach Shootings over the weekend. Deshayla, 29, of Norfolk, who appeared on season 17 of the reality TV show "Bad Girls Club," died in one of the three separate shootings that occurred in the Virginia Beach resort area on Friday, March 26. According to a press release from the Virginia Beach police department, Harris was a bystander at the second shooting incident, which occurred along 19th Street. She is reported to have died at the scene. A second victim was identified as Donovon Lynch, 25, of Virginia Beach. She was killed in the third shooting of the night during a confrontation with an uniformed Virginia Beach police officer, according to WAVY. Eight other people we...
Dancehall Deejay Tommy Lee Sparta Gets Three Year Sentence For Illegal Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition
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Dancehall Deejay Tommy Lee Sparta Gets Three Year Sentence For Illegal Possession Of Firearm And Ammunition

Controversial deejay Tommy Lee Sparta was sentenced here March 24 to three years in prison for illegal possession of firearm and two years for illegal possession of ammunition, in the Home Circuit Court’s Gun Court. Sentence was handed down three months after the 33 year-old dancehall artist was arrested and charged by police for having a 9 millimeter Glock pistol with an extended magazine containing 18 rounds of ammunition. The court ruled that he will serve three years in prison, as the sentences run concurrently. Tommy Lee Sparta was represented by Donahue Martin and Queen’s Counsel, Tom Tavares-Finson. Martin said Tommy Lee Sparta, whose real name is Leroy Russell, pleaded guilty to the charges. Sentencing “The judge had regards for the sentencing guidelines. Additionall...
Rapper NBA YoungBoy Reportedly Indicted on Two Charges Including Possession of Firearm by a Felon
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Rapper NBA YoungBoy Reportedly Indicted on Two Charges Including Possession of Firearm by a Felon

American rapper, NBA YoungBoy has reportedly been indicted on two charges related to his September 2020 arrest including possession of a firearm by a felon. The 21-year-old Louisiana hip-pop star was arrested on Monday, March 22, and kept in FBI custody after fleeing from officials of Los Angeles Police Department who attempted to pull his car over for an outstanding federal warrant. The Shade Room obtained the unsealed federal indictment documents on Tuesday night, which revealed that YoungBoy is facing two counts together with possession of a firearm by a felon and being in possession of a firearm that isn’t registered to him. YoungBoy and one of his associates Morrow Battie have to forfeit any firearms and ammunition, according to the charging docs. The rapper was among ...
Rapper NBA YoungBoy Arrested and Kept in Federal Custody after Fleeing from Police
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Rapper NBA YoungBoy Arrested and Kept in Federal Custody after Fleeing from Police

Louisiana rapper, NBA YoungBoy has been arrested and kept in FBI custody after fleeing from officials of Los Angeles Police Department who attempted to pull his car over for an outstanding federal warrant. The rapper reportedly didn’t pull over when flagged down by the security operatives, prompting a short pursuit which ended with the rapper trying to flee on foot. TMZ reported that the cops set up a perimeter and brought in a K-9 which sniffed out YoungBoy. He was arrested and taken into custody around 1 p.m on Monday March 22. A firearm was also found in the vehicle but it is unclear if it belongs to the rapper. Back in September, the Baton Rouge rapper was among 16 people arrested on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana.
Man Shoots his Neighbours Dead During Fight Over Snow Shoveling
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Man Shoots his Neighbours Dead During Fight Over Snow Shoveling

Three Pennsylvania neighbours are dead following a fatal shooting incident during a fight over snow shoveling. A video of the fatal shooting that occurred in Plains Township on Monday, Feb 1, shows a man shooting two of his neighbors to death following a verbal altercation. Just before 9 a.m. on Monday, Plains Township police officers responded to a report of shots fired in a residential neighborhood and discovered 50-year-old James Goy and his 48-year-old wife, Lisa Goy, lying dead in the street in front of their home, according to a joint statement by Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis and Plains Township Police Chief Dale Binker. Residents in the area directed police officers to a house across the street from the Goys' home, but as they approached the ...
30-year old Mother Shoots Dead her 4 Children, Kills Herself
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30-year old Mother Shoots Dead her 4 Children, Kills Herself

A mother who appeared to be suffering from mental illness, has shot her 4 children, including an infant, and a neighbor dead, Police in Louisiana said. Monroe Police Chief Reggie Brown confirmed the six deaths that occurred Thursday night and identified 30-year-old Brittany Tucker as the shooter in the quintuple murder-suicide. Brown told news outlets on Friday that Tucker suffered from mental health issues and appeared to be going through a crisis. She had been seen waving a gun at the Parkwood Apartments in the days before the shootings. Anteshia Logwood, 20, was shot and killed at the apartment complex shortly before 8pm on Thursday. Brown said Logwood had dismissed an irrational remark that Tucker had made. Tucker asked Logwood, ‘What are you laughing at?’ before fatall...
SARS Officers Disarmed After Allegedly Breaking into Houses in Asaba to Seize Phones
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SARS Officers Disarmed After Allegedly Breaking into Houses in Asaba to Seize Phones

Some  operatives of  the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) met their waterloo today February 8, after allegedly breaking into houses in Bonsaac GRA Asaba, Delta State's capital to seize phones. According to activist Harrison Gwamnishu, he got distress calls from residents of the area and was subsequently instructed by the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa to capture the policemen's vehicle number plate. After giving the police commissioner the details of the SARS team led by one Inspector Cultist, a police team was sent over who disarmed their colleagues. He wrote; Breaking News #JustNow SARS OFFICERS DISARMED IN ASABA, DELTA STATE. I received a distress call from residents of Bonsaac GRA Asaba, that some policemen were breaking into their hous...
Julius Malema charged on five counts for ‘discharging firearm’ at EFF rally
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Julius Malema charged on five counts for ‘discharging firearm’ at EFF rally

EFF leader Julius Malema and security official Adriaan Snyman have been charged with discharging a firearm in public during the party's fifth anniversary celebrations last year at Mdantsane in the Eastern Cape. Malema appeared in court in East London on Wednesday. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said in a statement that Malema faced five counts, including the unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, discharging a firearm in a built-up area or public place and reckless endangerment to people or property. The incident happened during a rally at Sisa Dukashe Stadium on July 28 2018. Snyman faced charges including failing to take reasonable precautions to avoid danger to person or property, and providing a firearm or ammunition to any person not...
Police pick up over 600 people during mass arrest of undocumented foreigners in South Africa
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Police pick up over 600 people during mass arrest of undocumented foreigners in South Africa

At least 600 foreign nationals were arrested by South African police on Wednesday, August 7th. In the targeted search operation carried out in the main city, Johannesburg, police also confiscated firearms and a "large consignment" of counterfeit goods in various buildings. David Makhura, premier of the Gauteng province which surrounds Johannesburg, tweeted that the operation is a part of a clean-up operation saying, 'we are cleaning up our CBD. We will not rest until we take our City back. We are sending a very strong message to all those who think they can occupy our buildings illegally'. He said the authorities were happy with the number of suspects arrested, according to South African newspaper the Citizen. “The main issue have [sic] been with people who are driving taxis wi...
Nursing Mother Nabbed For Possession Of Firearm
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Nursing Mother Nabbed For Possession Of Firearm

besiA nursing mother, Simeon Esther has been arrested by Operatives of Operation for allegedly being in possession of one AK47 Rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition. The firearm which was carefully concealed in a travel bag, according to the Police was meant for a kidnap operation in Ogun State. She said she was promised N5000 by her husband who asked her to go deliver the bag to someone in Ogun State. The Police said other members of the gang were awaiting the weapon which would have been used to kidnap a senior citizen in the state. The Police, however, did not give details of the foiled kidnap operation. This was disclosed on Wednesday at the Special Tactical Squad Headquarters in Abuja when she was paraded alongside 37 other suspects who were allegedly involved in kidn...
Chicago Rapper Hellabandz Shot Dead in Miami Nightclub
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Chicago Rapper Hellabandz Shot Dead in Miami Nightclub

HellaBandz shot dead – Chicago rapper, HellaBandz is dead. He was shot dead at Cameo nightclub in Miami, Florida. HellaBandz is well known for a short-winded relationship with Blac Chyna he had a little while ago. HellaBandz is well known for a short-winded relationship with Blac Chyna he had a little while ago. According to NBC Miami, the 18 year old rapper wasn’t the only person bludgeoned in the attack, as two other individuals were also reported as injured – one was escorted to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition, the other is believed to be in good sorts. “A potential subject vehicle was located not far from the scene. While another fled. A pursuit ensued,” The Miami Beach Police Department said in a statement. “Our officer witnessed an occu...
Tyga Pulls Out Gun as he’s Being Dragged Out Mayweather’s Birthday Party
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Tyga Pulls Out Gun as he’s Being Dragged Out Mayweather’s Birthday Party

American rapper Tyga was spotted pulling out a gun while being dragged out of Floyd Mayweather’s birthday party on Saturday night. The rapper was at the Sunset Room in Hollywood to join other celebrities in celebrating Floyd Mayweather’s 42nd birthday, and it seemed like he got into a scuffle with someone in the crowd. It’s unclear what they were beefing about, but whatever it was, security wanted Tyga out, and he was grabbed by the neck yanked out of the club. Once outside, it escalated and at one point Tyga reached for his security guard’s gun. The security guard knew trouble was brewing and made sure it never left his holster, so Tyga never actually took possession of the firearm. It took a while for things to calm down, but eventually, Tyga and his crew left the club....
Nigerian U.S Policeman Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking
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Nigerian U.S Policeman Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking

A 29-year-old Nigerian U.S policeman identified as, Chukwuemeka Ekwonna, has pleaded guilty to sex trafficking teenage girls. The Nigerian man, who is a former D.C. police officer, was convicted in federal court, on Tuesday, on charges he solicited two underage teenage girls online and then paid them for sex. Chukwuemeka Ekwonna pleaded guilty to two counts of sex trafficking a minor, while eight other counts including illegal use of a firearm and robbery were dropped as part of a deal with prosecutors, court records show. Under the terms of the deal, Ekwonna faces between 10 and 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on May 10, 2019. Ekwonna admitted to creating an account on the social media site, Tagged, in 2010, and then sending messages to many users, offering to pay ...
Man arrested on his way to a church with loaded firearm, claims he was going to the house of God to go ‘fulfill a prophecy’
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Man arrested on his way to a church with loaded firearm, claims he was going to the house of God to go ‘fulfill a prophecy’

Authorities in Texas have arrested a man who was armed while on his way to a church with claims that he was going to the house of God to go 'fulfill a prophecy'. 33-year-old Tony Dwayne Albert II was arrested in Seguin, a suburb outside San Antonio, after a passerby saw the man carrying a handgun outside just before 7am on Sunday and called the police immediately. An off-duty Seguin officer reportedly responded to the call and found Albert armed. He was arrested near where The Door Christian Church is located for possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm. He reportedly told cops he was on his way to the church to 'fulfill...a prophecy' According to MySanAntonio.com, Albert II is not new to committing crimes. He was arrested at least six times in Harris County on vario...
Breaking: 12 Killed, 14 Wounded In Mozambique Jihadist Attacks
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Breaking: 12 Killed, 14 Wounded In Mozambique Jihadist Attacks

Twelve people were killed and 14 injured in an attack by suspected jihadists on a village in a gas-rich region of northern Mozambique, a local source told AFP on Friday. •Female Jihadists…Relinquishing power very difficult “Ten people killed were shot by firearms and two burnt (to death) after 55 houses were charred. A person was beheaded after being shot dead” in the northern village of Paqueue late Thursday, said the source.
Police Recover 9,657 Illegal Firearms In Nationwide Mope Up Exercise
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Police Recover 9,657 Illegal Firearms In Nationwide Mope Up Exercise

THE Nigeria Police said yesterday that it recovered a total of 9,657 illegal firearms and 26994 illegal ammunition in possession of suspected militias, bandits, armed herdsmen and farmers, vigilante groups, neighbourhood watch and other groups and individuals in the country. The recovery, the police explained, was in the mope up exercise earlier directed by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Police Force Public Relations Officer,Jimoh Moshood, who disclosed this in a statement Thursday evening, said the police also recovered a cash sum of $470,519,889.10) belonging to NNPC BRASS/LNG INVESTMENT hidden in some commercial banks after the directives of the Federal Government on TSA. Mr Moshood, in the statement, also revealed that the Force equally recovered the sum of N...
Court Adjourns Melaye’s Case Until Aug. 9
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Court Adjourns Melaye’s Case Until Aug. 9

A Senior Magistrate’s Court in Kogi has adjourned the trial of Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District and two others in the case illegal possession of firearms and arms dealing, until Aug. 9. Sen. Dino Melaye Senior Magistrate, Sulyman Abdullah adjourned the case at Thursday’s adjourned sitting for commencement of trial as the prosecution could not open its case due to absence of its lead counsel, Dr Alex Izinyon. Mr Theophilus Oteme, the Officer in Charge of legal department of Kogi command of the Nigeria Police, told the court that the lead prosecuting counsel, Izinyon had an emergency call on Wednesday that made it impossible for him to appear in court on Thursday. Oteme therefore applied for an adjournment until Sept. 23 for the commencement of trial in view...
Rapper Kodak Black Arrested While On Instagram Live
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Rapper Kodak Black Arrested While On Instagram Live

Rapper Kodak Black, real name Dieuson Octave, has been arrested. The rapper was arrested by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies some minutes ago while he was on Instagram Live. Police had a search warrant to raid Kodak Black's house, so they went in and took computers, cell phones and a host of other things from his house. According to online records, the 20-year-old rapper is facing charges of grand theft of firearm, possession of marijuana, child neglect, two counts of possession of a weapon by a felon and two counts of probation violation.
Stephen Belafonte Could Face Up To 10 Years In Jail If Charged & Convicted Of Illegal Possession Of Firearm
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Stephen Belafonte Could Face Up To 10 Years In Jail If Charged & Convicted Of Illegal Possession Of Firearm

A new report indicates that if Mel B's estranged husband, Stephen Belafonte is charged and convicted of illegal possession of a firearm, he could face up to 10 years in prison. This is because he's not allowed to be in possession of a gun or ammunition after being convicted of domestic violence back in 2003. ATF agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided his Hollywood Hills home last week to determine if Belafonte was in possession of a gun or ammunition. Although they did not find a gun, an empty shell casing and a bullet that was out of the casing was found. Federal prosecutors are looking at the evidence (not specified) that was seized to determine if he should be prosecuted on federal weapons charges If you recall, news broke yesterday that Mel B o...
Soulja Boy Arrested in Los Angeles For Gun Probation Violation
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Soulja Boy Arrested in Los Angeles For Gun Probation Violation

Soulja Boy has been arrested by Los Angeles police on a suspected probation violation after they found a firearm in his Hollywood Hills home on Thursday. Soulja boy and Quavo have been beefing online for a while and on Dec5th, Soulja boy made verbal threats to Quavo by showing his guns and telling Quavo to come to his house and get effed up. Officer Sal Ramirez who arrested Soulja Boy aka DeAndre Cortez Way, said he was arrested around 7 a.m. Thursday after a search of the home. Soulja Boy had been sentenced to two years of probation on Dec. 18, 2014, after being convicted of carrying a loaded firearm in a public place." Watch his beef song to Quavo below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwxybrH3xM4

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