Times Square hate crime victim confronts attacker in court, says she’s ‘surprised’ he apologised

A 68-year-old anti-Asian hate crime victim described the moment she faced her attacker this week, three years after he brutally assaulted her in New York City’s Times Square. The victim, Vilma Kari, attended the sentencing of 41-year-old Brandon Elliot to…

Dad murdered his 5-year-old daughter who was missing for 2 years

The father of a five-year-old girl who was last seen alive in 2019 has been found guilty of second-degree murder. Adam Montgomery, 33, the dad of Harmony Montgomery, beat her and used opioids and ate fast food while leaving her…

Man in court for allegedly beating up neighbour with belt

The police in Lagos on Friday arraigned a 56-year-old man, Toyin Adekunle, before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly beating up his neighbour and damaging her phone. The defendant, a driver, who resides at 3, Abore St., Baruwa, Lagos,…

Police arraign man over alleged assault

The police, on Thursday, arraigned 36-year-old Ayodele Ogunsola before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged assault. The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a three-count charge bordering on assault. The Police Prosecutor, ASP Caleb Leramo, told…

Obaseki orders reaccreditation of over 6,500 vigilante personnel 

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the reaccreditation of all operatives of the State’s Security Vigilante Network, numbering over 6,500, in a renewed effort to strengthen the state’s security architecture to combat crime and ensure the security…

Again, Tinubu’s soldiers go on the rampage, brutalize policeman for ‘wrong parking’

A public interest and human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has petitioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, requesting him to fish out and punish a group of Army personnel whom he claimed assaulted a police officer, ASP…

2 men remanded for robbing couple, Guard jailed for rape, Man arrested for assaulting officer and more

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys committing the craziest crimes in LasGidi. Court remands men for robbing German returnee, wife (Punch) A Yaba Chief Magistrate Court on Tuesday…

TB Joshua raped, tortured members – BBC investigation

No fewer than 25 persons have given eyewitness accounts bordering on allegations of sexual assault, physical abuse, faked miracles and trauma -allegedly suffered in the hands of a late Nigerian pastor, Temitope Joshua, aka TB Joshua, BBC reports Monday. Joshua,…

Police probe alleged OPC assault on lady in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command is probing the alleged assault on a lady, Tope Segun, by suspected members of the Oodua People’s Congress. Tope accused the OPC members of brutalising her in Olodan, the Ijora Badia area of Lagos. She…

Man arrested after assailant punches Asian grandfather, flipping infant grandchild’s stroller 

A man who allegedly punched an Asian grandfather, causing his infant grandchild’s stroller to flip over, was arrested Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Nearby security camera footage captured the seemingly unprovoked attack Tuesday, during which a…

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