Tuesday, November 30, 2021

crime

Govt firm on making stalking a crime, says deputy law minister

Mas Ermieyati Samsudin says a policy paper along with proposed amendments to the law will be presented to the Cabinet in December.

Indonesia to deport US woman who assisted in Bali ‘suitcase’ murder

Her lawyer says Heather Mack is accompanied by her daughter, to whom she gave birth before her sentencing.

4 arrested for smuggling drugs worth RM8.1 million at KLIA

The drugs, estimated to weigh some 200kg, were hidden in a box declared as electronic goods.

Cops arrest 80-year-old for stabbing 4-year-old at playground

Investigations show that the elderly man has a record of psychiatric treatment.

Man dressed as Joker injures 17 on Tokyo train

Local media reported that the suspect told authorities he 'wanted to kill people so he could be sentenced to death'.

Bali ‘suitcase killer’ released from prison

Heather Mack was granted early release for good behaviour after serving seven years of a 10-year jail sentence.

Israel approves US$10 billion to improve conditions in crime-hit Arab sector

The plan calls for US$9.35 billion spent over five years to 'close the gap in the Arab sector' compared with conditions in the Jewish community.

Ecuadorian Olympic sprinter shot dead

Alex Quinonez was a finalist in the 2012 London Olympics, achieving seventh place after competing in the semis in the lane next to Usain Bolt, the fastest sprinter in history.

British lawmaker stabbed to death in church

David Amess, 69, the MP for Southend West in Essex, eastern England, was targeted at around midday at a meeting at the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.

Kenyan police arrest husband of slain running star Tirop

Emmanuel Rotich was arrested while fleeing, cops say.

Kenyan athlete found dead with stab wounds

Agnes Tirop was a double world 10,000m bronze medallist and 2015 world cross-county champion who also finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Tokyo Olympics.

US murders soared nearly 30% in 2020, says FBI

Overall violent crime increased 5.6% to nearly 1.3 million incidents, although property crime fell 7.8% to nearly 6.5 million incidents, marking the 18th consecutive year that property crimes have decreased.

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