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Indian boy shot dead in police crossfire

Indian boy shot dead in police crossfire

Lucknow – An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed in police crossfire in northern India, an officer said Thursday. Madhav Bharadwaj was playing with friends in Uttar Pradesh state when he was shot dead in front of his grandfather late Wednesday. Police said they went into the boy’s village on a tip-off that suspected robbers […]

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Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

Pakistani police arrest suspect in rape and murder of 7-year-old girl

Lahore – Pakistani authorities today arrested a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl that ignited nationwide protests and outrage over allegations of government inaction, two police officials said. Police found Zainab Ansari’s body in a garbage dumpster in Kasur district near the eastern city of Lahore last week, four days after […]

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Attack on child wearing hijab did not happen – Canadian police

Attack on child wearing hijab did not happen – Canadian police

Toronto – An alleged attack on an 11-year-old girl wearing a hijab as she walked to school did not happen, Toronto Police said yesterday. Police had been investigating the incident as a hate crime after the girl said that a man wielding a pair of scissors cut her hijab as she walked to school with […]

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Indonesia police rule out bomb as exchange floor collapse injures a dozen

Indonesia police rule out bomb as exchange floor collapse injures a dozen

Jakarta – A mezzanine floor overlooking the main lobby of the Indonesia Stock Exchange building collapsed this afternoon, injuring at least a dozen people under a shower of glass and other debris, an exchange employee and witnesses said. The building is part of a two-tower complex which was the target of a suicide bombing by […]

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Hong Kong police arrest S.Korean suspected of murdering wife, son at Ritz-Carlton

Hong Kong police arrest S.Korean suspected of murdering wife, son at Ritz-Carlton

Hong Kong – A South Korean has been arrested for the suspected murder of his wife and child on Sunday at the luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel on Hong Kong’s harbourfront, officials said. Police rushed to the hotel after receiving a report on Sunday morning that a man and a woman were fighting. The woman and a […]

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Thailand seeks M’sia’s help to nab remnant members of phone scam syndicate

Thailand seeks M’sia’s help to nab remnant members of phone scam syndicate

Bangkok – The Royal Thai Police (RTP) have turned to their Malaysian counterpart for assistance to track down remnant members of a fraudulent call centre, following the arrest of six Malaysians in Bangkok recently. This was confirmed by Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) CID director Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd during his recent working visit […]

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French police recover some jewels from Ritz heist

French police recover some jewels from Ritz heist

Paris – French police have recovered some of the jewels worth over €4 million (RM19.05 million) looted from the Ritz hotel in central Paris, a police source told AFP on Thursday as officers hunt for two thieves who remain on the run. A gang of five used axes to smash the display windows of jewellery […]

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Tattoos lead Thai police to Japanese gang murder suspect

Tattoos lead Thai police to Japanese gang murder suspect

Bangkok – A 74-year-old Japanese man accused of a gang murder in Japan 15 years ago has been arrested in Thailand after pictures of his tattoos went viral on social media, Thai police said today. Shigeharu Shirai was arrested yesterday evening in Lopburi province, 150km north of the capital, Bangkok. Police said he had confessed […]

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Police dismiss claim on imminent collapse of Chereh Dam

Police dismiss claim on imminent collapse of Chereh Dam

Kuantan – The police today dismissed as untrue a claim on social media that the Chereh Dam in Sungai Lembing is at risk of collapsing at any time. Kuantan District Police chief ACP Abdul Aziz Salleh said the public should also not share the wrong information on Facebook or WhatsApp. “Do not simply viral something […]

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Peru bus plunge kills 36 – Police

Peru bus plunge kills 36 – Police

Lima – At least 36 people were killed in Peru on Tuesday after the bus they were riding collided with a truck along a precarious stretch known as the “devil’s curve” and was thrown off a seaside cliff, officials said. The bus was travelling from Huacho, 130km north of the capital, to Lima with 53 […]

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