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Update: Man Who Slapped Fench President Emmanuel Macron gets 4 Months Jail Sentence
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Update: Man Who Slapped Fench President Emmanuel Macron gets 4 Months Jail Sentence

A French court has sentenced the 28-year-old man who slapped France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, in the face to four months in prison. Damien Tarel was immediately arrested after the incident which occurred as the French leader was greeting a crowd in the region on Tuesday. The court in the south-east city of Valence convicted Tarel on Thursday June 10, on a charge of violence against a person invested with public authority. He was given four months in prison and an additional 14-month suspended sentence, and was banned from ever holding public office and from owning weapons for five years. Tarel described himself as a right-wing or extreme-right “patriot” and member of the gilets jaunes economic protest movement. After the incident, Tarel acknowledged hitting the president ...
Man Jailed for 9 Months for Assaulting Stranger who Spanked his Girlfriend’s Buttocks
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Man Jailed for 9 Months for Assaulting Stranger who Spanked his Girlfriend’s Buttocks

A Zimbabwean man has been jailed for 9 months for assaulting a stranger who spanked his girlfriend’s buttocks. The Victoria Falls man identified as Bornwell Sibanda and his girlfriend, whose details were not given, were reportedly walking in town on April 4 when they met Mbekezeli Mpofu who suddenly spanked the woman on her buttocks. Angered by this, Sibanda jumped on Mpofu, slapped him once on the face before punching and kicking him on the mouth and stomach. An injured and bleeding Mpofu was taken to Victoria Falls Hospital where he was treated and discharged. He sustained a swollen eye and swollen lower lip. Sibanda was arrested and arraigned in court after Mpofu filed a complaint with the police. He was sentenced to 9 months in prison after he pleaded guilty while appea...
Serial Rapist Sentenced to 1,088 years in Prison
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Serial Rapist Sentenced to 1,088 years in Prison

A Pretoria high court on Thursday May 27, sentenced a convicted serial rapist who raped and robbed 56 women across Pretoria suburbs for five years, to 1,088 years in prison. 33-year-old Sello Abram Mapunya was convicted on Wednesday May 26, for 41 rapes and 40 separate house breakings and house robberies, as well as assault with the intent to commit grievous bodily harm, robbery and theft. Mapunya who committed the crime while he lived with his girlfriend, eight-year-old son and four-year-old daughter in Pretoria, attacked women in Tshwane’s suburbs of Nellmapius, Mamelodi, Silverton, Olievenhoutbosch and Atteridgeville. His youngest victim was 14. She was attacked while walking home with a friend in Olievenhoutbosch. His eldest victim was 55. Mapunya who was initially char...
Girl, 12, raped and stabbed to death by paedophile, 49, after he spotted her as she walked home from school
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Girl, 12, raped and stabbed to death by paedophile, 49, after he spotted her as she walked home from school

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping and stabbing a 12-year-old girl. Sergey Matyushin, 49, is said to have followed Anastasia Guzhvina, 12, for several days before attacking her in the village of Bolshoe Kozino in Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod region. Reports say Matyushin spotted the girl when he was cycling around the village while searching for a victim. The next few days he followed Anastasia, studying the path she was taking home from school. On May 13, the man allegedly attacked the child in the woods, raped her and stabbed her to death with a knife. The victims’ body was discovered several hours later after she was reported missing. Forensics said she died from multiple knife wounds inflicted on her neck. Police interviewed villagers and learned about a...
Ned Nwoko trends as Former Beauty Queen Accuses him of Putting her Father in Jail because their Community resisted his “Land grabbing” attempt
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Ned Nwoko trends as Former Beauty Queen Accuses him of Putting her Father in Jail because their Community resisted his “Land grabbing” attempt

Ned Nwoko is the number one trending topic on Twitter after former beauty queen, Pamela Ifejoku, accused him of putting her father in jail and causing her mother to spend her birthday in prison because their community resisted his attempt at land grabbing. Pamela, who was bestowed MBGN Miss Tourism after she emerged second runner-up when she contested as Miss Abuja in the 2019 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant, released a video crying for help on Twitter. In the caption, she alleged that her mother spent her birthday in prison because of Ned Nwoko. Pamela's mother visiting Pamela's father in jail on her birthday She also claimed Ned Nwoko used his money to "illegally jail" her father for years and she asked Nigerians to come to her family's aid. Narr...
Vicious Buatsi Knocks Out Dos Santos
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Vicious Buatsi Knocks Out Dos Santos

Joshua Buatsi knocked out Daniel Dos Santos with a brilliant right hand in the fourth round of their fight in Manchester. The prodigious British talent won the battle of undefeated light-heavyweight contenders with a vicious overhand right which slumped his rival to the canvas. Buatsi had the feted veteran trainer Virgil Hunter in his corner for the first time and the resounding result puts him on a collision course with the division's best. The world titles are held by Artur Beterbiev (IBF and WBC), Dmitry Bivol (WBA) and Joe Smith Jr (WBO) and Buatsi's chances of challenging for the first time increased after his 14th career win, and his best knockout to date. Buatsi floored Dos Santos in the second round with a chopping right hand, sending him face-first to the canvas. ...
Fantastic Beasts Actor, Kevin Guthrie Bags 3 Years in Jail for Sexually Assaulting a Vulnerable actress
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Fantastic Beasts Actor, Kevin Guthrie Bags 3 Years in Jail for Sexually Assaulting a Vulnerable actress

Scottish actor, Kevin Guthrie, who played Abernathy in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, has been sentenced to three years in prison for sexually assaulting a vulnerable actress when she was unwell after a night out. The Glaswegian actor, 33, was found guilty last month of sexually assaulting the unidentified actress in September 2017, in what the judge branded a ‘heinous crime’. Kevin took advantage of a 29-year-old woman inside the flat of fellow actor Scott Reid in Glasgow between September 30 and October 1, 2017. The actor, who also appeared in Sunshine on Leith, insisted he had only 'helped' the woman after she began to feel unwell but his DNA was found inside her underwear. Guthrie, who denied the charge, was found guilty of sexual assault at Glasgow Sheriff Court and j...
I Went Through Same thing in Nigeria – Transgender, Miss Sahhara reacts to Imprisonment of two Cameroonian crossdressers
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I Went Through Same thing in Nigeria – Transgender, Miss Sahhara reacts to Imprisonment of two Cameroonian crossdressers

Popular Nigerian trans-woman, Miss Sahhara has reacted to the imprisonment of two Cameroonian cross dressers. LIB reported earlier that Shakiro, a popular social media figure, and Patricia were convicted of “attempting homosexuality” and sentenced to five years in prison. The sentencing came after they were arrested at a restaurant in Douala, Cameroon’s largest city, over the way they dressed.   Miss Sahhara who condemned this via an Instagram post, alleged that she was subjected to same treatment in Nigeria. She also called on the LGBT community to fight the sentencing. She wrote; WHEN THE HELL WOULD THIS BULLSHIT STOP?EVERYONE PLEASE TAG YOUR FAVOURITE #coffeeshop I WENT THROUGH THIS SAME THING IN NIGERIA! ABSOLUTELY DISGUSTING! WE ARE IN 2021 NOT 1921! T...
”Most Black Males in Prison Come from Single Mothers” – Reno Omokri Responds to Backlash he received after Bashing Single mums
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”Most Black Males in Prison Come from Single Mothers” – Reno Omokri Responds to Backlash he received after Bashing Single mums

Reno Omokri has responded to the backlash he received after bashing single mums on social media. On Monday, May 10, the former presidential aide says he has no sympathy for single mums. Many, including BBNaija star, Bisola Aiyeola  felt his post was insensitive and came hard on him. Responding via his Instagram page to the criticism, Reno wrote that most of the male prisoners are from single mothers. ''Yesterday, I said unless she was raped, widowed, or escaping an abusive husband, I have no sympathy for single mothers. Some people took offence. Single motherhood is devastating the Black Race. It may be convenient for you. But is it convenient for your child? 78% of all babies born to African American women are born by single mothers. In New York, more Black babies are aborte...
Man Jailed for 33 Years for Raping and Infecting 9-year-old Niece with HIV
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Man Jailed for 33 Years for Raping and Infecting 9-year-old Niece with HIV

A 24-year-old Zimbabwean man has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for raping hs 9-year-old grade-three niece and also infecting her with HIV. The man who has been staying at the same house with his sister and her children, reportedly took advantage of his sister’s absence to rape his niece on multiple occasions between March and April. The court heard that the pervert uncle would sneak into the room where his nieces were sleeping and would rape the 9-year-old. The 9-year-old shared the room with her younger sisters aged four and two. The sad abuses was uncovered after the little girl refused to sleep in the room. When her older sister questioned about the reluctance, the 9-year-old revealed that the uncle was raping her. The case was reported to the police and a medical...
Ugandan LRA Commander sentenced to 25 years in Prison over war Crimes
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Ugandan LRA Commander sentenced to 25 years in Prison over war Crimes

Former Ugandan child soldier, Dominic Ongwen who became one of the top commanders of the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. Ongwen was sentenced to 25 years in prison for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Uganda after being found guilty of 61 charges including murders, rapes and sexual enslavement during a reign of terror in the early 2000s by the LRA, led by the fugitive Joseph Kony. ICC Presiding Judge Bertram Schmitt, who passed the judgement on Thursday May 6 said judges had to weigh Ongwen’s brutality with his own tortured past as a schoolboy abducted by the LRA when deciding on a sentence. Schmitt said Dominic Ongwen's own abduction as a schoolboy and tortured past prevented him from being handed a life sentence. He sa...
Derek Chauvin’s Inmate says the ex-cop is ‘not Safe’ and Warns that he’s Going to get Beat up a lot’
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Derek Chauvin’s Inmate says the ex-cop is ‘not Safe’ and Warns that he’s Going to get Beat up a lot’

An inmate at the jail where Derek Chauvin is being held has warned that the convicted former Minneapolis cop is not safe in prison. Hannabal Shaddai, who is serving a life sentence at Minnesota Correctional Facility, doesn’t believe George Floyd’s killer is safe among the prison population because of his former profession and the nature of the crime. Shaddai, 45, claims he doesn't seek revenge but believes Chauvin wouldn't be safe as violence occurs regularly at the maximum-security prison in Oak Park Heights. He told Paradox: “First of all, he’s a cop. Then he did what he did. So it’s not safe for him to be here. Best case scenario for him is he’s going to get beat up a lot. I don’t think he’s safe in any prison population." The prison...
I’m having sex with other women – Wives of prisoners reveal how they’re coping with their husbands in jail
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I’m having sex with other women – Wives of prisoners reveal how they’re coping with their husbands in jail

Wives of criminals have taken to US-based anonymous sharing app Whisper to open up about being married to men in jail and how they have been coping. One woman admitted she had been cheating with a married man while her husband in prison. Another said she's sleeping with other women and that her husband would be less angry if he found out. In a heartbreaking post, one wife said she keeps having panic attacks because she misses her husband and feels lost without him.
North Carolina Governor Pardons Man Imprisoned Since 1995 for two Murders he Didn’t Commit
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North Carolina Governor Pardons Man Imprisoned Since 1995 for two Murders he Didn’t Commit

North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper has granted a pardon of innocence to a man who had been in prison since 1995 for two murders he didn't commit. Darryl Anthony Howard, now 59, was convicted of two counts of second-degree murder for the 1991 deaths of Doris Washington, 29, and her 13-year-old daughter Nishonda, as well as first-degree arson. He was sentenced to two consecutive 40-year terms.The victims also appeared to have been sexually assaulted. In 2009, Howard's attorneys tested rape kits related to the case and found new evidence that pointed to other suspects. While his sentence was thrown out in 2014, Howard remained in prison through August 2016 after DNA evidence proved he was not involved in the crimes. He has now been exonerated and freed. According to...
All the Adults in that video will definitely spend more time in prison than Baba Ijesha, this is clearly a setup – Yomi Fabiyi speaks more on CCTV footage of Baba Ijesha molesting a minor
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All the Adults in that video will definitely spend more time in prison than Baba Ijesha, this is clearly a setup – Yomi Fabiyi speaks more on CCTV footage of Baba Ijesha molesting a minor

Actor Yomi Fabiyi who had earlier accused his colleagues of being "malicious" over no "clear-cut evidence" of Baba Ijesha molesting a minor before his arrest, has now described the recently released CCTV footage of the actor being caught in the act as a "setup". Fabiyi in a post he shared claimed that setting someone up is a criminal offence, and those behind it will spend more time in prison that Baba Ijesha because a minor is involved. He also called on the Lagos Commissioner of Police to "balance" because embassies and organizations are watching. See his post below;
Akuapem Poloo in Trouble Again as Police Complaint is Filed Against her
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Akuapem Poloo in Trouble Again as Police Complaint is Filed Against her

Akuapem Poloo's legal woes are far from over as a police complaint has been filed against her. Her friend Derrick Kobina Bonney, popularly known as DKB, has reported her to the police for defamation. Presenter/ comedian, DKB, had been in charge of donations made to Akuapem when she was sentenced to jail for posing naked in the presence of her child. The comedian has now said that the actress accused him of squandering monies he solicited on her behalf while she was in prison. This was after Akuapem Poloo claimed one Mama Alice had accused her of not showing appreciation for the money she donated while she was in prison. According to Poloo, Mama Alice claimed to have given GH¢4,000 to DKB to be given to her. To prove her innocence, Akuapem Poloo, in a video, said s...
Baba Ijesha is so Despicable – Abike Dabiri-Erewa
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Baba Ijesha is so Despicable – Abike Dabiri-Erewa

The chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Arewa has reacted to the sexual assault allegations leveled against Nollywood actor Olarenwaju James popularly known as Baba Ijesha. Baba Ijesha was recently arrested by the Lagos state police command to allegedly molesting a minor. In a tweet posted on Thursday, April 29, Dabiri-Erewa attacked the accused actor, dismissing his plea for mercy in a now-viral video where he confessed to the crime. “So despicable! The act by Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha, who defied a girl, at 7 years and later at 14 years! Who knows how many the pedophile could have damaged if he wasn’t caught,” Dabiri wrote. I sponsored the violence against person’s law. The penalty is nothing less than 14 years in prison. His plea, beggin...
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,...
Woman Arrested after Drunkenly Offering Lap Dances and Sex to ‘Random Citizens’ and Police
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Woman Arrested after Drunkenly Offering Lap Dances and Sex to ‘Random Citizens’ and Police

A woman is in prison after offering lap dances to “random citizens,” asking police if they wanted to have sex on the sidewalk, and threatening assault against paramedics. According to reports Olivia Taylor-Washek, 28, from Florida, was charged in St. Petersburg with disorderly intoxication (disturbance) on Saturday April 24 shortly before 9 p.m. A disturbance call was made to police authorities after a “highly intoxicated” Taylor-Washek was “stumbling on the sidewalk and attempting to give lap dances random citizens outside of a business,” After Fire Rescue was called to evaluate her, she threatened “to punch paramedics if they touched her,” According to an arrest report obtained this week by The Smoking Gun. Police offered to walk her home, but Taylor-Washek “continued...
Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances
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Man Bags 20 Years in Prison for setting Fire to Car and Home of Woman who Rejected his Advances

A man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted him of setting a woman’s home and car on fire after she rejected his unwanted advances. Jerel Jay Wilson, 29, of Union City, Georgia was found guilty of simple battery and first- and second-degree arson in the attacks, which began Sept. 11, 2018, officials said. According to Cobb prosecutors, Wilson broke into the woman’s apartment, burned her bedroom, followed her and physically attacked her after she spurned his advances. “In 2018, jealousy and rejection left a path of destruction,” Assistant District Attorney Jared Horowitz, who prosecuted the case, said in a statement. Authorities said on Sept. 10, Wilson had been texting the woman about her new boyfriend. “On the morning of the 11th, he texted her a pi...
Security Operatives Foil Jailbreak in Kano
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Security Operatives Foil Jailbreak in Kano

An attempted jailbreak by inmates of Kurmawa prison, located around the Emir’s palace in Kano state was on Thursday evening, April 22,  stopped by security operatives. Eyewitnesses disclosed that sporadic gunshots were heard within the area as residents prepared to break their Ramadan fast. Spokesman of the Nigerian correctional service in Kano, Musbahu Nasarawa who confirmed the incident said the rebellion was quelled through the concerted efforts of the prison officials. Nasarawa who denied claims that the crisis was the result of lack of food items or poor quality of food for the inmates, said violence at the correctional facility ensued after prison officials attempted to retrieve illicit items found with some of the prisoners. He said; “We have put down the rebellion ...
Akuapem Poloo Lands in Nsawam Prison Despite Bail
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Akuapem Poloo Lands in Nsawam Prison Despite Bail

Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, also known as Rosemond Brown, has landed in Nsawam Prison despite being granted bail on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Akuapem was sentenced to 90 days in jail by an Accra Circuit Court for the publication of a nude picture with her seven-year-old son in June 2020. On Wednesday, April 21, an Accra High Court granted her bail at GH¢80,000 with two sureties, pending an appeal by her lawyer Andy Vortia. However, in a new development, Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service ASP Samuel Kofi Opoku, in an interview with Christian Agyei Frimpong, host of Onua FM’s entertainment talk show Anigye Mmre, confirmed that Akuapem Poloo is currently in their custody at the Nsawam Female Prisons. According to ASP Samuel Kofi Opoku, Akuapem P...
Activist Alexey Navalny Transferred to Hospital after US warned about Consequences for Russia if he dies
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Activist Alexey Navalny Transferred to Hospital after US warned about Consequences for Russia if he dies

Jailed Russian critic, Alexey Navalny has been moved from prison to a regional hospital for prisoners as concerns grow amongst the international community over his health. Navalny has been on hunger strike since March 31, demanding "proper medical care" and to be examined by an independent doctor -- something his team claims he has been unable to get in the penal colony in Pokrov. Navalny's supporters say that his medical condition is rapidly deteriorating. His press secretary said over the weekend that Navalny was "dying" and his doctors said medical tests showed he is at growing risk of renal failure and heart problems. Biden Administration thereafter, announced it will punish Russia if anything is allowed to happen to Navalny who was allegedly given nerve poison by Russ...
Media Tycoon, Jimmy Lai sentenced to one year in prison for pro-democracy protests
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Media Tycoon, Jimmy Lai sentenced to one year in prison for pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon, Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to 12 months in prison after being found guilty of unauthorized assembly. Lai was among nine of Hong Kong's most prominent democracy campaigners found guilty of organizing and participating in one of the city's biggest-ever protests in 2019. Organizers say 1.7 million people, almost one-quarter of Hong Kong's population turned out for a huge rally that formed the backbone of demonstrations that wracked the city throughout 2019. Nine activists were sentenced for participating in the demonstration on 18 August 2019. Another three received sentences in relation to a separate protest on 31 August. They include veteran campaigner Martin Lee, 82, and lawyer Margaret Ng, 73, whose sentences were suspended. D...
Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo Sentenced to 90 days in Prison for Posing Naked in Front of her Son
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Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo Sentenced to 90 days in Prison for Posing Naked in Front of her Son

Ghanaian actress Rosemond Brown, better known as Akuapem Poloo, has been sentenced to three months in prison by an Accra Circuit Court over the publication of obscene material and domestic violence. The actress was sentenced for her Instagram post where she went naked while posing with her seven-year-old son in June, last year . As the court sentenced her to 90 days in jail, the actress pleaded for mercy, to no avail "Mummy please, Mummy, I beg you, Mummy please," she reportedly said to the judge. Akuapem's lawyer, Mr Andy Vortia, prayed for a more lenient sentence but the court held that a harsh sentence must be passed to serve as a deterrent to others. The actress was convicted on her own plea, after she had pleaded guilty to three counts of publication of obscene ...
Sowore Applied For A Grant In My Name Without Informing Me – Tosin Adeniji
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Sowore Applied For A Grant In My Name Without Informing Me – Tosin Adeniji

Activist, Tosin Adeniji @callmerahila has called out Omoyele Sowore for allegedly applying a grant in her name without informing her. Read her tweets below: @YeleSowore It's sad that you of all people could take advantage of my predicament. I went to prison last year November over #EndSARS but you decided to apply for a grant in my name without informing me, before, during, and after the application was made. Not even my consent, yet we live under the same roof. Fast forward to January, I found out that a grant was applied for in my name but since you @YeleSowore was in detention I had to ask your lawyer @TopeAkinyod because I found out that he was the lawyer involved in the process. He admitted they you both applied for a grant in my name but you didn't tell me because he...
Stripper Facing 1,036 Years in Prison for ‘Squirting Vaginal Fluids’ at Five Police Officers, Infecting them with Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Herpes
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Stripper Facing 1,036 Years in Prison for ‘Squirting Vaginal Fluids’ at Five Police Officers, Infecting them with Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Herpes

A Florida lap dancer is facing 1,036 years in prison after she allegedly assaulted five police officers with her vagina, infecting them with chlamydia, gonorrhea, and herpes. Britney Simmons, 24, was performing at the Camel Toe strip club in Florida when an altercation began between Simmons and several clients at the club. Miami police were called to intervene and attempted to apprehend Simmons who was highly intoxicated and acting erratically, according to the official police report. Five Miami Police Department officers attempted to place Simmons under arrest but were momentarily indisposed when the lap dancer ejected vaginal fluids towards the officers, temporarily blinding three and injuring two, the police said. “She just spread her legs wide open and started squirting...
Owerri Prison Attack: They Threw Explosives At Us ― Police Officer
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Owerri Prison Attack: They Threw Explosives At Us ― Police Officer

The hoodlums who attacked the Owerri Prison Facility and freed thousands of inmates in, early hours of Monday, have been said to have attacked the Imo State police headquarters in Owerri, with an explosive substance. Vanguard in Owerri visited the police command where a police officer on duty when it occurred revealed this to Vanguard. The police officer who said he would not want his name mentioned said that “They were over two hundred boys, with their cars singing a song of victory and when they reach the gate of our police headquarters they threw dynamite at us and the thing exploded and the vehicles caught fire especially the vehicle park. “I jumped over the fence because they are many. When they started shooting bullets it got one of my colleagues in his hand and he fell...
Buhari Condemns Terrorist Attack In Imo, Tells Security Agencies What To Do
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Buhari Condemns Terrorist Attack In Imo, Tells Security Agencies What To Do

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the deadly insurgent attack that took place on the Police Command Headquarters and the Correctional Facility in Owerri, Imo State, on Monday, calling it an act of terrorism. In his reaction to the incident early on Monday, President Buhari praised the initial response by security guards and security forces for preventing greater loss of life and the destruction of public property. The President directed security and intelligence agencies in the state and the geo-political zone to fully mobilize and go after the terrorists, apprehend them and get them punished under the full weight of the law. He also called for the best efforts to be made to rearrest fleeing prison detainees, many of whom are believed to be deadly criminals. Presiden...
“No Nigerian Deserves To Be In Prison” – Nnamdi Kanu On Imo Prison Break
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“No Nigerian Deserves To Be In Prison” – Nnamdi Kanu On Imo Prison Break

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that no Nigerian deserves to be in the country’s prisons. The IPOB leader Indigenous People of Biafra, based his stance on the treatment received by some groups whom he said get freed and rehabilitated after they are arrested by authorities. He said on Twitter, “If Miyetti Allah terror herdsmen & other murderous #Fulani groups, including Boko Haram insurgents, can be arrested, freed and rehabilitated by this neo-colonial Fulanised @NGRPresident, then no single soul deserves to be in any prison in Nigeria. If you know you know! #UGM.” Kanu’s post comes hours after news broke out that some gunmen on Monday broke into the Owerri Correctional Prison in Imo State and freed over 1,500 inmates. The PUNCH lear...
57 year old Paedophile who Raped 7 Year Old Girl in Public Toilet and Filmed it Dies in Prison
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57 year old Paedophile who Raped 7 Year Old Girl in Public Toilet and Filmed it Dies in Prison

A 57 year old paedophile, Anthony Sampieri, who filmed himself raping a seven-year-old girl at the toilet of a dance school has died in prison. Sampieri was the first paedophile in Australia to be given a life sentence for sexually abusing a child. Sampieri who was on parole at the time, attacked his victim at knifepoint in a men's toilet cubicle at a school in suburban Sydney, Australia, in November 2018. He was tried and jailed for life and had been suffering from terminal liver cancer since. According to 9News reports, he died at 8.30pm on Sunday, March 28 at Long Bay Prison. The self-confessed crystal meth addict, had threatened to cut the girl's throat if she made any noise during the attack at a Kogarah dance studio. He wrapped a cord around her neck, bound ...
Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari
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Bashir Ahmad Denies Report a Nigerian Pharmacist is Being Tried for Criticizing President Buhari

Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, has dismissed reports that a Nigerian pharmacist, Solomon Akuma, has been remanded in prison for criticizing President Buhari. A report by Sahara Reporters stated that Solomon has been in detention for over a year. On Wednesday, March 24, Solomon was arraigned in court and was denied bail. ''Again, Court Denies Granting Bail To Pharmacist Who Criticised Buhari, After Spending One Year In Detention #FreeSolomonAkuma''SaharaReporters headline read on Twitter However, reacting to the report, Bashir said contrary to the claim, Solomon is being tried for saying he would pay an assassin to kill President Buhari and his former Chief of Staff. See Bashir's reaction to the report below
I Consented To Sex Because I Like Doing It – 12 Year Old Tells Court
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I Consented To Sex Because I Like Doing It – 12 Year Old Tells Court

A magistrate court in Port Harcourt has remanded a middle-aged man, Alfred Chikere in prison for allegedly eloping with a 12-year-old girl. The Court also ordered the detention of the minor in a remand home for agreeing to have consented to sexual intercourse with Chikere. Chikere was slammed with two counts of Abduction and defilement of a teenager and will be prosecuted under Section 361 of the Criminal Code of the Rivers State Laws. The Police in the charge sheet alleged that Alfred Chikere, 38 camped the 12-year-old girl in his house for up to a month before the parents launched a search for her whereabouts. The Prosecutor ASP Omorujia further told the court that the man abducted the girl as a virgin and deflowered her through the one month he took her in. But Senior...
Even Obasanjo Went To Prison; I’m Not Ashamed Of My Experience – Orji Kalu
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Even Obasanjo Went To Prison; I’m Not Ashamed Of My Experience – Orji Kalu

Chief Whip of the Senate and former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, on Monday night said he was thankful to God to have been imprisoned for six months. He revealed that God allowed the conspiracy of his enemies because it is part of his life’s script. Speaking in Aba North Ward 1 during his ward-to-ward campaign for All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief Mascot Uzor Kalu, for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election scheduled to hold on Saturday, March 27, the former governor in response to statements by Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and Senator representing Abia South Senatorial zone, Enyinnaya Abaribe alleging that he had not recovered from Kuje prison experience, Kalu said he was not ashamed of having gone to prison, which afforded h...
Lady Accused of Killing her 10-year-old Househelp Remanded in Prison Custody
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Lady Accused of Killing her 10-year-old Househelp Remanded in Prison Custody

Madam Nmesoma Okafor, the lady who was accused of brutalizing her 10-year-old househelp leading to her death, has been remanded in prison custody. Rights activist, Gwamnishu Emefiena Harrison who served an update on the case alleged that they rejected N2m to back off from the case. He also disclosed that Nmesoma killed her househelp Kosi, by "hitting her head on an iron window protector and striking her head with a rod." The case has been adjourned till April 28. He wrote; #Justice4Kosi I don't know how we did it, with our collective voice we followed up to make sure the Police charge NMESOMA OKAFOR to court for MURDER. Be informed that we rejected 2million naira offer to back off from this case. Madam Mmesoma is now in PRISON custody for the murder of her 10 year ol...
N200k Bounty Placed on Inmate Who Escaped after Gunmen Attacked Prison Vehicle and Killed Two Officers in Anambra
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N200k Bounty Placed on Inmate Who Escaped after Gunmen Attacked Prison Vehicle and Killed Two Officers in Anambra

The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has placed a N200,000 bounty on Chidi Nwankwo, an inmate who was set free by members of his gang, in Anambra state last week. Gunmen suspected to be yet to be identified attacked the court duty Vehicle of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Anambra State at Nanka while conveying inmates back from court to the Aguata custodial centre. The attackers killed the Corrections officer and whisked away the inmates being taken back to the Custodial Centre. In a statement released on Monday, March 22, Francis Ekezie, the spokesperson of the NCoS command in Anambra, said the 46-year-old inmate was forcefully released after his gang members killed the prison officials. Ekezie said Nwankwo is standing trial at the magistrate's court 2 Nanka after his...
Nigerian Lady Incacerated In Cote D’ivoire’s Prison: Facts Of The Matter – NIDCOM
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Nigerian Lady Incacerated In Cote D’ivoire’s Prison: Facts Of The Matter – NIDCOM

PRESS STATEMENT. NIGERIAN WRONGFULLY INCACERATED IN COTE D'IVOIRE'S PRISON, ITUNU BABALOLA: FACTS OF THE MATTER. ABUJA, MARCH 19, 2021. Following painstaking investigations by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and the Nigeria Mission in Abidjan, Cote D'ivoire, It is now confirmed that Itunu Babalola, a Nigerian living in Abidjan was wrongfully charged and incarcerated for a crime she did not commit. According to the Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa the Charge D’Affaires of the Nigerian Mission in Côte D’Ivoire ,Mr Mohammed Gana , sent officials of the mission to Bondoukou, a city eight hours outside Abidjan when the case was brought to his attention .. Plans are underway to engage the services of a legal Luminary to prove the innoce...
Former Sierra Leone Goalkeeper, Alhaji Sesay, 22, Jailed for 10 Years for Rape and Attempted Rape
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Former Sierra Leone Goalkeeper, Alhaji Sesay, 22, Jailed for 10 Years for Rape and Attempted Rape

Former Sierra Leone and Bristol City goalkeeper, Alhaji Sesay has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after raping and attempting to rape two women in separate attacks. The 22-year-old pleaded not guilty on all counts, but he was found guilty and sentenced to four years for attempted rape in Bristol and six years for rape and attempted rape in London. He was cleared of a second rape charge prior to Wednesday's sentencing at Bristol Crown Court. Sesay’s four-week trial heard how the first incident took place at a nightclub in Bristol city centre on 11 July 2019. There, closed-circuit television showed him entering the women’s restrooms, where he grabbed his victim, pushed her against the wall before sexually assaulting her. The victim managed to break free and get help ...
Female prison warder caught having unprotected sex with male inmate in office (18+ photos)
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Female prison warder caught having unprotected sex with male inmate in office (18+ photos)

South Africa's Department of Correctional Services has said that it is embarassed with viral videos of a female warder who was caught having sex with an inmate in one of the offices at the prison in KwaZulu-Natal. The video which has gone viral on social media showed the female warder passionately kissing the inmate in what looks like an office inside the prison before they got half naked and also got into the act. Spokesperson for the department, Singabakho Nxumalo who confirmed the authenticity of the video said the flustering scenes of alleged sexual activity between an official and an inmate at the Ncome Correctional Centrehas left the agency appalled, embarrassed and gutted. He said in a statement; “A video with flustering scenes of alleged sexual activity between an offic...
Man Who Escaped Prison During EndSARS Protest Gets 14 Years Imprisonment
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Man Who Escaped Prison During EndSARS Protest Gets 14 Years Imprisonment

A 23-year-old man, Precious Azulule, who escaped from the Warri Custodial Centre, Delta State, during the #EndSARS protest, has been sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment. The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, disclosed this on Tuesday. He said, “Precious Azubule, who escaped from the Warri Correctional Centre during #EndSARS protest on October 22, 2020, was sentenced to 14 years’ imprisonment. “Azubulu was arrested by operatives on patrol and arraigned in Magistrate’s Court 4 with charge No. 46/c/2021 on two counts of conspiracy and escape from lawful custody. He was sentenced to seven years on each count, totalling 14 years’ imprisonment.” Edafe, in a statement, said the police also arrested 31 criminal suspects, including a female cultist. The PPR...
Man Bags Three Months in Prison for Love Scam
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Man Bags Three Months in Prison for Love Scam

Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Monday, March 15, convicted and sentenced one Ajibola Hammed, to three-months in prison. According to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) he was convicted after he pleaded guilty to an amended charge bordering on impersonation, contrary to Section 22(2)(b)(i) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition Prevention, Etc.) Act 2015 and Punishable under the same Act. The defendant, in a classic love scam, represented himself as Jessica Mercy, a white woman, to one Juan Angle, an American man with whom he claimed to be deeply in love, the agency said. He pleaded guilty to the charge, having entered a plea agreement with the EFCC, culminating in the amendment of his charge. In view of his plea, Ju...
Fulani ‘Warlord’, Wakili Charged For Murder, Kidnapping; Remanded In Prison
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Fulani ‘Warlord’, Wakili Charged For Murder, Kidnapping; Remanded In Prison

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Tuesday, ordered that alleged notorious Fulani warlord in Ibarapaland, Abdullahi Wakili, 70, be remanded in a correctional facility. The police charged Wakili alongside his sons Abu, 45; and Samaila, 27; as well as Aliyu Manu, 20; with six counts bordering on conspiracy, murder, kidnapping and armed robbery. The Chief Magistrate, Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take plea of the suspects for want in jurisdiction, remanded them in Abolongo Correctional facility in Oyo State. ‌ Idowu ordered the police to return the case file to the Oyo State Directorate of Public Prosecution. He adjourned the matter untill May 17, for mention.
Robinho Gets 9-year Jail Term Over Role in Gang Rape
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Robinho Gets 9-year Jail Term Over Role in Gang Rape

Former Manchester City and Real Madrid star, Robinho, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for his role in a gang rape in 2013. The Brazilian was accused of raping a woman in her 20s at an Italian nightclub eight years ago. The 37-year-old was originally found guilty in 2017 before he was sentenced in December of last year. Robinho chose to appeal the verdict, which has now been upheld in Milan’s Court of Appeal. However, according to Globo, new details have since emerged in the Court of Appeal, alleging that the former AC Milan star and his representatives ‘attempted to deceive investigators’ by providing different accounts on ‘previously agreed facts’. The Court of Appeal added that the footballer ‘belittled’ and ‘brutally humiliated’ the woman. Robinho’s team...
Uber Driver Smiles after Court Sentenced him to Prison for Fraud
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Uber Driver Smiles after Court Sentenced him to Prison for Fraud

Justice M. A. Odegbola of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State on Monday, March 8, 2021, convicted and sentenced one Michael Tosin Lawal, an Uber driver, to three-months in prison. A statement released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC says he was convicted after he pleaded guilty to an amended one count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretense, preferred against him by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the EFCC. The lone charge reads, “that you, Michael Tosin Lawal ‘M’ sometimes in the year 2020, in Ibadan Oyo State, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, with intent to defraud, obtained Gift Cards from one Trevor, a white male by falsely representing to him that you are a white female by the name Cyndy Tyler from the United...
The Greatest Waste of Education is Sitting in an Office From 8 to 5 Because of Salary – Reno Omokri
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The Greatest Waste of Education is Sitting in an Office From 8 to 5 Because of Salary – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri is of the opinion that the greatest waste of education is sitting in an office from 8 to 5 because of a salary. The former Presidential aide opined that even with an 8 to 5 job, an employee should run a business by the side. He wrote; ''The greatest waste of education is sitting in an office from 8 to 5 because of salary. Make your education count. Start a business even if you have a job. Make something or sell something. But don’t spend your life just existing in an office prison''
Married Teacher Who had ‘doggy-style’ Sex with Boy, 15, in Field is Jailed for Six Years
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Married Teacher Who had ‘doggy-style’ Sex with Boy, 15, in Field is Jailed for Six Years

A married teacher who had sex with a 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. Kandice Barber was found guilty of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity in January following a retrial and was sentenced for her "beyond despicable" crimes on Friday, March 5. During the trial, Amersham Law Courts heard the 35-year-old married mom had told the boy she would "bring him down with her" if the relationship was discovered. While she was working as a school cover supervisor, she had sent topless pictures of herself to the boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, as well as a "live video" of her masturbating. On Friday, March 5, Barber, of Wendover, Buckinghamshire, appeared at Aylesbury Crown Court to be sentenced. Prosecutor Dav...
Ex-NFL Player, Kellen Winslow II Jailed for 14-years for Rape and Assault
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Ex-NFL Player, Kellen Winslow II Jailed for 14-years for Rape and Assault

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for multiple rapes and other sexual offenses against five women in southern California. The 37-year-old son of Chargers hall of fame receiver Kellen Winslow appeared via video conference at the hearing in a California court on Wednesday, March 3. At the hearing, Winslow II declined to comment before his sentence, saying his lawyers had advised him not to speak. Judge Blaine Bowman said Winslow can only be described with “two words, and that is sexual predator.” Bowman said Winslow selected women who were vulnerable because of their age or their living situation with the idea that “hopefully he would get away with it in his mind.” Winslow was convicted of forcible rape, rape of an unconscious pe...
Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption
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Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail for corruption

France's former president, Nicolas Sarkozy was on Monday, March 1 found guilty of corruption and influence-peddling and sentenced to three years in prison with two of them suspended. The 66-year-old, who was president from 2007 to 2012 was accused of forging a “corruption pact” with his lawyer and a senior magistrate. Judges said there was “serious evidence” of collaboration between the three men to break the law.   The case dates back to 2014 after investigators from the newly-created Parquet National Financier (National Financial Prosecutor's Office) tapped Sarkozy and his lawyer, Thierry Herzog's phones over allegations the former president had illegally received millions of euros from the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi to fund his successful 2007 presidential campai...
More Than 400 Inmates Flee From Haiti Prison Leaving 25 People Including Prison Director Dead
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More Than 400 Inmates Flee From Haiti Prison Leaving 25 People Including Prison Director Dead

More than 400 prisoners have escaped from the Croix-des-Bouquets prison in Haiti leaving 25 people including the prison director dead. The escape which happened from a jail near the capital, Port-au-Prince on Friday February 26, lead to the death of bystanders who were caught up in the violence. One of those who fled, a notorious gang leader named as Arnel Joseph, was killed hours after escaping. Joseph, still wearing prison ankle cuffs, was a passenger on a motorcycle that was flagged down at a checkpoint, According to police spokesman Gary Desrosiers, Joseph, was still wearing prison ankle cuffs when he boarded a motorcycle . The motorcycle was flagged down at a checkpoint but failed to stop. Joseph then pulled a gun on officers who then shot and killed him, Des...
Man Bags 2-year Jail Term for Impersonation and Obtaining by False Pretence
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Man Bags 2-year Jail Term for Impersonation and Obtaining by False Pretence

A man has been sentenced to two years in prison after he was found guilty of impersonation and attempting to obtain by false pretenses. Mr. Emeka Roland was sentenced on Thursday, February 25, was Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court sitting in Warri, Delta, found him guilty of one count charge of brought against him by the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The charge against the defendant reads: "That you Emeka Roland (a.k.a James Muth) sometimes in 2020 at Agbor, Delta State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court did had in your possession an iPhone 6s plus mobile phone containing some scammed documents .with different subjects which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 6 and 8(b) of...

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