Tag: murder

Stage actor Bobby Tamayo shot dead four times inside home

Manila  -- Friends of theater actor Bobby Tamayo are seeking justice for his death after he was allegedly shot dead four times by unidentified men inside his home Wednesday morning. The hashtag #JusticeforBobbyTamayo trended on Twitter after the stage actor was found dead inside his...

New Zealand backpacker killer revealed as serial predator

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spCByipJsEw The New Zealand man who murdered British backpacker Grace Millane committed violent sex crimes against at least two other women, a court revealed Tuesday, as police urged any more victims to come forward. The Supreme Court overturned orders banning Jesse Shane Kempson being identified as...

Japan ‘Twitter killer’ sentenced to death for nine murders

A Japanese man dubbed the "Twitter killer" was sentenced to death by a Tokyo court Tuesday for murdering and dismembering nine people he met online. Takahiro Shiraishi, 30, admitted killing and butchering his young victims -- all but one of whom were women -- who...

Serial killer targeted strangers for fun. His family called him ‘Psycho Razi’: Cops

India, Dec. 5 -- His family back in Bihar, by his own admission, called him "Psycho Razi", 22-year-old Mohammad Razi told the Gurugram police after his arrest, but it was the desire to make something of himself, to show the world that he could...

Police: Main suspect in ex-Mardi researcher’s murder in Bangsar arrested, along with two others

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 -- The main suspect in the robbery and murder case of the former director of the Information Technology Division, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Mardi), Wan Hassan Wan Embong, was arrested this morning. Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department (CID) director...

Accused of casting spell on niece, Meghalaya man buried alive by nephews

India, Oct. 12 -- Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills police on Monday exhumed the body of an octogenarian man allegedly buried alive by his nephews on charge of practising witchcraft on his niece. Confirming this, West Khasi Hills SP, Herbert G Lyngdoh told HT that as...

‘Horror on street’: UP man cuts off wife’s head, walks with it to police station

India -- A man cut off the head of his wife and walked for around two kilometres, carrying it along with the axe he used to behead her, to Baberu police station in Banda on Thursday morning, leaving the passers-by in shock and disbelief. Incensed...

Man kills married woman for rejecting his proposal; arrested: Cops

India, Oct. 6 -- A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly murdering a married woman who rejected his proposal for an illicit relationship, said police. The accused, identified as Herento Tripura, is a neighbour of the deceased. According to police, the incident happened late on Monday...

Politics and the feared ‘other’

Kuala Lampur -- You see this in populist slash nationalist doctrines which target foreign elements. You see it in Chinese discourse on the USA and vice-versa. You see it in extremist MAGA components which uphold white supremacy, and Antifa sloganeering. You see it in religious fundamentalism...

Kim Jong Un ‘very sorry’ over killing of South Korean, Seoul says

by Claire LEE North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a rare apology Friday over what he described as the “unexpected and disgraceful” killing of a South Korean at sea, Seoul’s presidential office said. Apologies from the North — let alone attributed to Kim personally —...