Man, 35, docked for allegedly obtaining N2.5m by false pretences

A 35-year-old man, Adeyinka Oyinlola, on Monday appeared at an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly conspiring with others currently at large to obtain N2.5million under false pretences. Oyinlola, whose address was not provided, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy,…

Police arrest couple for abusing 14-year-old daughter

A Bosnian husband and wife have been arrested in Rome, Italy, on suspicion of physically abusing and enslaving their 14-year-old daughter, forcing her to beg outside a supermarket. The police in the Italian capital reported on Sunday. The police said…

Housewife, daughter docked for allegedly stripping, beating up woman

A housewife and daughter, who allegedly stripped and beat up a woman in Itire, were on Friday docked in a Surulere Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos for allegedly stripping and beating up a woman. Omowunmi Adejare; 58 and her 15-year-old…

Lagosian burns wife to death, flees

A man, identified simply as Akpos, is on the run after allegedly burning his wife, Risikat, to death at their residence on Ayide Osolo Street, Divine Estate, in the Ijanikin area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Akpos and Risikat…

Teenager docked for allegedly stealing weilding machine

The police in Lagos have dragged an 18-year-old man, Amid Salam, before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly burgling a shop and stealing weilding machines worth N330,000. The police charged Salam with burglary and theft. He pleaded not…

2 men docked for allegedly attempting to sodomise man

Two men appeared in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly attempting to sodomise a man. The police charged Victor Adams, 25, and Bolaji Adebayo,27, with conspiracy and unlawful detention with intent to commit indecent assault. They both however,…

Australian fugitive with full face tattoo, ‘Beast’ written on forehead arrested after 2 weeks on the run

An Australian man who was able to stay a fugitive for two weeks despite a distinctive tattoo covering his entire face and the word “Beast” written across forehead was reportedly arrested on Wednesday.  Jaimes Sutton, 24, went viral in the…

Body parts found in multiple suitcases at Brooklyn apartment

Multiple suitcases apparently filled with body parts were found inside a Brooklyn apartment Wednesday afternoon, according to police sources. Cops made the gruesome discovery at 315 Linwood Street in East New York around 1:30 p.m. after a foul order was…

Brothers and accomplices jailed for robbery, Man arraigned for damaging property 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. Lagos brothers, accomplice jailed for life over robbery (Punch) An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced…

Investigators seek more time to comb through evidence in Salman Rushdie stabbing case

Officials are looking through tens of thousands of pieces of evidence in the investigation surrounding the stabbing of bestselling author Salman Rushdie last month. Hadi Matar, 24, is accused of stabbing Rushdie roughly a dozen times at the Chautauqua Institution…

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