Wednesday, 23 September, 2020

Category: Crime


Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Tuesday said that the remaining operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) allegedly kidnapped by suspected bandits had been freed. Sule said this when he received the Market Enterprise Development Advisor, Fatima Read more…


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is now in custody of Felix Okpoh, who was declared wanted by the U.S Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) over alleged fraud. Okpoh is wanted by FBI for alleged involvement in Read more…


Anambra state Police command has paraded twenty suspected cultists apprehended by the command’s Anti-Cult unit.Out of the twenty suspects, two are underaged of sixteen and seventeen years. Exhibits recovered from the suspects include two pump actions guns, two double barrel Read more…


A 30-year-old man, Onyinye Onwuka, has been shot dead following a scuffle over a land that has been in dispute between Obodogwugwu and Ugbolu communities in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. The PUNCH gathered that the victim, who Read more…


A Catholic cleric, Rev. Fr. Kale Francis, has advised parents to always pay attention to their male children as most of them are being sexually abused by friends and relatives. Francis, the Parish Priest at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Read more…


A three – member gang has reportedly abducted and raped a 24 -year old girl at Awkuzu in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State after promising her a job. Members of the gang also kept her for two days Read more…


The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday  redeemed the N30m bounty to the police following the arrest of notorious armed robber and kidnapper, Honest Diigbara, popularly known as Boboski last Saturday. Wike had last year placed the bounty on Read more…


The Local Government Area chairmen in Sankaraland of Benue State have deserted their domain and relocated to Makurdi for fear of their lives. It was also learnt that many traditional rulers involved in the surrendering of the notorious militia leader, Read more…


Police operatives attached to Area Command Onitsha have  smashed a five member child stealing and trafficking syndicate. The police operatives in collaboration with State intelligence Bureau arrested the  members of the syndicate following intelligence reports.Queen Anigbogu   reports that eight children  were Read more…


The Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020 amends the Penal Code Law (No.5) of Kaduna State, 2017 by substituting section 258 as follows : Whoever commits rape of a child below the age of fourteen (14) years shall on Read more…


TERWASE Akwaza, also known as Gana, a notorious militia kingpin in Benue and conterminous states, has been killed by soldiers who intercepted the government convoy conveying him to Makurdi where he and more than 100 of his men were billed Read more…


A 24-year-old woman, Diana Faith, has called on the Lagos State Government, Inspector General of Police (IGP) and other relevant authorities to investigate her husband, Temidayo Lucky Kafaru, for an alleged case of sexual molestation of their five-month-old baby, among Read more…