June 26, 2017

Review Category : CRIME

Madagascar mob burns two Europeans alive

Antananarivo – A crowd burnt two Europeans alive on a tourist island in Madagascar because they suspected them of trafficking human organs after a dead child was found on a beach, police said. The men were hunted down and killed by residents on the island of Nosy Be, one of the Indian Ocean island’s leading tourism hubs. “They [the crowd] suspected them of organ trafficking,” Madagascar police chief Desire Johnson Rakotondratsima said. “It appears that one of the foreigners admitted it in front of the local residents after they found the dead body of a child.” Police are searching for ...

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Local youths robbed Lagos plane crash victims

Local youths got in a brawl on Thursday over money they looted from the dead and injured victims of the Lagos plane crash on Thursday, witnesses say. A guard at the gate of the property where the Associated Airline chartered plane crashed with at least 20 passengers and crew members on board told reporters that the local boys had first rushed to the scene to help rescue the victims. However, they soon found money on the victims and a fight erupted over a share of the money. One of the hoodlums, identified simply as Loko, was heard saying, “You won’t ...

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Man arrested in connection with 10 murders in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command have arrested 32-year old Adigun Muda in connection with the murders of 10 people in the Mushin and Fadeyi areas. He was arrested at South Africa Visa Application center in Ikeja. The suspect is linked to the Black Axe cult and is said to have committed the murders between 2010 and 2013. Police have been on the hunt for the alleged serial killer for some time now. He was declared a wanted man over a year ago. Then he was arrested and charged with murder, but member of his “influential community”, according to Punch, were able ...

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Woman allegedly beats ill three-year old to death for vomiting

Rebecca Bassey, the 21-year old woman accused of killing her three-year old husband’s niece, Deborah Bassey, has been arraigned in a Lagos court in Ebute Meta. Punch Metro reported that the suspect allegedly beat the toddler to death for vomiting. According to the police report, the father of the deceased had sent her to live with his brother after his wife, Deborah’s mother, died in 2010. On the day of her death, little Deborah had woken up with a high temperature and started vomiting, which allegedly angered the murder suspect who began beating the child. Neighbours who rushed Deborah to ...

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Man rapes and kills 72-year old woman in Abia State

NAN – A 72-year-old mother of four, Cecilia Ogidi-Okereke, of Ibom Village in Arochukwu, Abia was raped to death on Sunday by a 32-year-old man nicknamed Ochu. A source told the News Agency of Nigeria in Aba, Abia that the deceased went to fetch fodder for her goats around 5 p.m. in a nearby bush when she was trailed by Ochu to where he raped her to death. The source said the man, a notorious Indian hemp smoker, was known for trailing and raping women in the area. It said that before Ochu left the deceased to run away, he ...

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Five dredge workers abducted in Bayelsa, kidnappers want N30 million

Kidnappers are reportedly demanding a N30 million ransom for the release of five dredge workers attached to BEKS KIMSE Nigeria Ltd who were abducted on duty. According to reports, gunmen kidnapped the workers along the Opuama creek in Southern Ijaw LGA in Bayelsa. The dredging firm, according to sources, is currently heading a reclamation project in Opuama town, which is sponsored by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The information about the kidnapping and ransom could not be independently verified, but sources cited in the Vanguard alleged that the kidnapping happened on Friday morning. Three of the kidnapped workers have ...

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