A Pennsylvania man Christopher I. Hauptmann has been sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of marrying a 43-year-old woman and her 18-year-old daughter at the same time. The 44-year-old Hauptmann was convicted of bigamy, forgery and unsworn falsification to authorities as he married the...
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By MAGESHA NGWIRI More by this Author I spent the better part of the New Year trying to spring a relative from jail. The guy had been thrown into the slammer over alleged obstruction after trying to move a public service vehicle from one parking lot to another at …
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Two young men, Augustine Victor, 28 and Richard Ejiofor, 20 have been sentenced to prison for stealing a Holy Bible by the Lagos Magistrate’s court.
According to PM News, the presiding magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi on Monday sentenced the duo to 60 days imprisonment without an option of fine...
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A commercial bus driver, Oghenero Magaji, has been jailed by an Egor Magistrate’s Court for stealing a Vannete bus.
Police Prosecutor, C.S.O. Nnamdi, told the court that the offence was committed on December 23, 2015, at Ugbihokho Community in Benin City, Edo State.
Nnamdi informed the court...
Nigeria had to deal with so many scandals in 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti graft war opened numerous cans of worms.
President Muhammadu Buhari swore that as commander-in-chief, he will see to the end of corruption. Within the course of the year, a couple of prominent Nigerians were...
A 27-year-old man is facing a jail term for insulting the King of Thailand’s dog, the AFP reported.
Thanakorn Siripaiboon has been charged by police with lese majeste for a “satirical” Facebook post about the king and his dog, his lawyer Pawinee Chumsri told the AFP.
Lèse majesté is the crime...
A woman who burned a man's legs and genitals with a hot iron during sex has been jailed for nine years.
Kenya Alozie, 31, was having sex with a man in his 30s at an address in Plumstead, south-east London, on May 15 when she used a hot iron to assault him in what police describe as a...
Nigerians have criticized a bill seeking a two-year jail term for any person who makes allegation or publishes any statement or petition in the newspaper, radio or medium of whatever description against another person, institutions of government or any public office holder, passed second reading...
The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Justice has told the BBC that the jailed Liberian war criminal and ex-President Charles Taylor is not dead, contrary to rumours circulating on social media.
Taylor, 67, is serving a 50-year prison sentence in the UK following his conviction by a UN-backed court...
A 42-year-old man, Obasuyi Williams, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail with hard labour, by an Oredo Magistrates’ Court, Edo state, southern Nigeria, for stealing a 5-year-old girl in Benin.
The Prosecutor, Sgt. Thomas Ojo, had told the court that the convict committed the crime on 15...