Tyre Nichols: Biden urges calm ahead of police beating video release

President Joe Biden is urging protests in Tennessee to remain peaceful as officials plan to release video of an arrest that led to a motorist’s death. Bodycam video of the encounter with Tyre Nichols, 29, will be published on Friday…

Iranian man who beheaded 17-year-old wife jailed for 8 years

A man who beheaded his 17-year-old wife has been sentenced to eight years in prison in Iran, the judiciary says. Images of Sajjad Heydari carrying Mona’s severed head in Ahvaz after the so-called “honour killing” last year caused widespread outrage.…

Former police officer who hired 2 people to kill wife is executed

A former suburban Texas police officer has been executed for hiring two people to kill his estranged wife nearly 30 years ago. Robert Fratta, 65, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the November 1994 fatal…

Husband remanded for killing wife over sachet water

A 49-year-old, Lawrence Itakpe, has been arraigned before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly killing his wife, Rebecca, at their house in the Ajah area of the state. Our correspondent gathered that the suspect and the deceased, who…

Edwin Chiloba: LGBTQ activist found dead in Kenya

Police in Kenya are investigating the death of young fashion designer and LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba after his body was found dumped in a metal box by the roadside near the town of Eldoret. But rights organisations in Kenya, where…

Corpse of murdered couple’s son found in Ogun river

Three days after a former employee of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kehinde Fatinoye, and his wife, Bukola, who was an employee of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, were assassinated in Ogun State, the corpse of the couple’s son,…

Criminology graduate student held in Idaho student murders

A criminology graduate has been arrested in the mysterious killings of four university students in the state of Idaho last month, police say. Bryan Christopher Kohberger, 28, was detained in Pennsylvania, over 2,500 miles (4,020km) from the crime scene. The…

Christmas Day Murder: What happened to first aid?

Now, why didn’t the first hospital at least stabilize her before she was taken away from there to another?

Court jails fake LASTMA officer, Man arraigned for stealing tricycle 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 sends fake LASTMA officer to jail (Vanguard) The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Mobile)…

3 sentenced to death over rape, murder of UNILORIN Student

Justice Ibrahim Yusuf of Kwara State High Court has sentenced three persons to death by hanging over the rape and murder of a 300-level undergraduate of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Omowumi Olajide. Two other accused persons were sentenced to…

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