Bodies Of Two Drowned Teenagers Recovered

SOUTH AFRICA: Bodies of the two teenagers that were drowned have been recovered.

According a local media, News24, the spokesperson for the police, Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said that the two boys – Maropeng Maphoto (15 years) ad Thabang Mohale (16 years), went to the Letaba River near Lemondokop Village to swim, and were swept away by the river while they were swimming.

The incident happened on Wednesday, 17th February, 2021, and their bodies were recovered on Thursday, 18th February, 2021, afternoon after the police were notified of the incident.

The police have advised the masses to be extra careful and vigilant when crossing any flooded rivers and dams to avoid similar situation.




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Vulcanizer Arrested For Raping And Killing A 15-Year-Old Girl In Yobe

The Yobe State Police Command on Friday, 12th February, 2021,arrested a man, Sani Sale – a vulcanizer, for defiling and murdering of a 15-year-old girl in Gadaka town of Fika Local Government Area of Yobe  State.

ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, who is the command’s spokesman, made this information public in a statement he issued in Damaturu.

He said: “the incident occurred on 10th February,2021 at about 7am, when Sale, 38, lured the teenager, a bean cake seller, into his residence under the pretext of buying the cake.

“Sale assaulted, abducted and raped the victim, who was later found dead in the suspect’s residence on 11th February,2021.

“Immediately he committed the alleged crimes, Sale fled to Gombe and it was there our detectives trailed and arrested him.”

“Preliminary investigation also shows that the suspect had divorced his wife. He took advantage of her absence to perpetrate the crime,” he added.

The Officer said the case would be transferred to the state CID, Damaturu, for necessary investigation and subsequent prosecution.

According to NAN, rape cases have been on the increase lately in Gadaka town, as Faruk Mohammed was also arrested by the police on 8th February, 2021 for allegedly raping a 90-year-old woman within the area.

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Son Kills Father With A Knife

A 16-year-old form four student has been arrested in Kenya for hacking his father to death.

It was gathered that argument started between the father and his son after the father caught the son with girls in his house despite being scolded of it by his father.

The boy was said to have attacked his father with a knife, and killed him by inflicting injuries on his head.

The boy tried to escape from the scene, but was unlucky as he was captured by the neighbours who chased him.

The area Assistant Chief who confirmed the incident called on parents to handle family issues with utmost care.



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Crocodile Attacked And Killed A Pregnant Woman In Rarieda, Kenya

A pregnant woman was on Saturday evening attacked and killed by a crocodile at the Lake Victoria, Kowang’e beach in Rarieda sub-county in Kenya.

The woman named Judith Akinyi Orwa, was attacked by the crocodile as she was fetching water at the shores of Lake Victoria.

“The crocodile mauled her before running with her into the lake,” said Mr. Hesbon Okelo Adhola, Chairman of Kowang’e Beach Management Unit (BMU).

According to a local media, Radio Ramogi, the 32-year-old fish monger’s body was recovered under some papyrus reeds by local fishermen and other community members after several hours of searching.

The chairman of BMU condemned the rampant cases of crocodile attacks in the area, and appealed to the Kenya Wildlife Service to intervene so as to end the incessant attack on human by the wildlife.

Her body has been deposited at the St. Mary’s Lwak Mission Hospital mortuary.

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A 28-year-old Teacher Found Dead In His Room In Ghana

In Ghana, a 28-year-old teacher at a Senior Secondary School (OBOSS) in Koforidua, Kofi Ofori Boadi, was found dead in his room at Betom, a suburb in the New Juaben South Municipality.

The teacher’s aunty, Ama Bruwah, a 54-year-old trader, said on Wednesday she went to pay him a visit at his place around 5pm, but observed that his room was locked and there was a strong odour coming out from the room with flies hovering all over the window.

She stated that she called the attention of the police and his co-tenants who forcibly opened the room and the teacher was found lying flat and bare-chested on a mattress on the ground.

The teacher was rushed to the St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he was confirmed dead.

Madam Bruwah explained that the deceased had epilepsy, and it was observed that his body was in a swollen state with blood dripping from his mouth.

According to a local media, GNA, Police Sergeant Francis Gomado, Acting Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police Command, confirmed the story and said that the body had been deposited at the St. Joseph’s Hospital pending further action.

GNA said that the deceased was recruited by their Agency during the coverage of the 2020 general elections as a volunteer at the Suhum constituency.

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A Teenage Mum Died After Child Birth

Danielle Jones, the pregnant woman, was rushed to hospital from her home in Bristol but sadly couldn’t be saved as died after child birth.

The baby, named Danny, is still in the hospital as the Dad, Ozzy Godfrey, keep watching over him.

Ozzy Godfrey disclosed the death of his girlfriend, when he paid tribute to her on his Facebook and presented the child.

He wrote: I’m having a baby boy, what Dani would have wanted. Such a shame she won’t meet him.”

He added: “Everyone meet Danny Godfrey, my baby boy. He looks just like his mother.

“I’m fighting for you little man, keep strong for me as well, don’t leave on me now.”

Her death is under investigation by police to ascertain the real cause of her death.

Heartbroken Ozzy also posted a pictures of Danielle as he vowed to make their baby “proud”.

He said: “RIP babe I can’t believe that I have lost you.

“I loved you more than anything in the world.

“I will look after our little one that was born today (Sunday).

“I’m so broke I can’t believe it. I tried my best babe.”

Danielle was rushed to hospital at around midday on Sunday after giving birth.

Tragically, she was declared dead on arrival with police launching an investigation.

A post mortem examination will be carried out in due course to establish the cause of her death.

Friends and well-wishers have now launched a “GoFundMe” page to raise money for Danielle’s funeral.

Their statement on the page: “Our beautiful friend Danielle lost her life and her baby boy Danny was brought into this world.

“Danielle loved horses and it would mean the world to the family if she got her horse and carriage send-off.

“She was so innocent and kind and it has been a real shock to us all.

“Danielle’s beautiful boy baby Danny is still in the hospital and the family have nothing for him as this was an unknown pregnancy any help would be greatly appreciated.

“Let’s give Danielle the send-off she deserves.”

Police said an investigation has been launched into Danielle’s death.

A police spokesperson explained: “We were called by the ambulance service to attend a property in Bratton Road, Bristol, at just before midday (On Sunday).”

“A woman who was at the property was treated at the scene and taken to hospital, but sadly she has died.

“Her death is currently being treated as unexplained and we’re carrying out further enquiries.” – the spokesperson added.


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A Widow Raped And Injured; A 13-year-old Raped And Murdered

INDIA: a middle-aged widow had been raped by four men who then inserted an iron rod into her private parts in Sidhi district, while a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a grocery trader, who then murdered her in Khandwa district.

The middle-aged widow, 48-year-old, was raped by a man with the help of three others in the Amiliya area of Sidhi district.

The middle-aged woman was said to have lost her husband four years ago lives alone while her two sons work in Gujarat.

She makes a living with her tea-shop in a hut at a desolate place near the highway in the Sidhi district.

It was reported that four men, from a neighbouring village, came to her place with an excuse of having drinking water late on Saturday night.

They took advantage of her living alone, as one of them allegedly raped her while the other three assisted in the crime. The suspects also put an iron rod in the woman’s private parts after enjoying her.

Police were informed and they rushed the woman to the Sidhi district hospital from where she was referred by the doctors to Sanjay Gandhi Medical College in Rewa district, where she is now receiving treatment.

According to a local media, New Indian Express, the Sidhi district SP, Pankaj Kumawat, said that all the men have been arrested and have been booked to appear in court on Tuesday, while the authorities will bear the entire expenses of the woman’s medical treatment,

Also, compensation has been made to her family from the Red Cross while will be given to her by the government under the state government’s victim compensation scheme – Pankaj Kumawat said

In the other incident, it was reported that the 13-year-old girl went to buy packet of biscuits at 45-year-old grocery trader’s shop, where she was raped by the trader. In order to avoid prosecution, the trader strangled her to death as a cover up.

According to police sources, the grocery trader packed her body in a bag with the help of his wife. Unfortunately, they were spotted by a neighbour who alerted the girl’s family who rushed to the scene only to find her dead body, as the suspect and his wife had fled the scene.

Police said that they have arrested the trader, but his wife is still at large.

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Couple Attacked By Gunmen In Delta State

Unidentified gunmen attacked a couple yesterday around 11:00a.m. by St Theresa roundabout in Ekuigbo, Ughelli, Delta State.

The gunmen were said to have opened fire on the couple and killed a lady that was at the back of the couple’s car.

An anonymous resident,who gave account of the incident, said that it observed that the couple were returning from church service when they were trailed and attacked by the gang.

He added that the couple tried to reverse and speed off from the scene as soon as they sighted the gang who were in a green Camry car, only for the gunmen to open fire on them.

He said that one of the shots from the gang caught a lady that at the back seat of the couple’s car and she died on the spot while the driver sustained wounds from the gunshot.

He added that the gang fled the scene and headed towards the East-West of the area when they sensed that they could be apprehended by the people in that area.

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Indonesia: Boeing 737 Carrying More Than 50 Passengers Disappeared

A passenger jet, Boeing 737, carrying 59 passenger, including 5 children and a baby, has reportedly disappeared over the sea shortly after takeoff from Jakarta, Indonesian.

The Sriwijaya Air plane was said to have taken off from Jakarta, the Indonesian capital and was heading to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province of the country, lost contact with the control room four minutes after departure.

The flight, (SJ1182) of Boeing B737-500 brand, was said to have lost more than 10,000 feet of altitude in less than one minute after takeoff.

Flightradar24 tweeted: “We are following reports of a missing Boeing 737-500 in Indonesia. We hope to have more information soon.

“ADS-B signal from flight #SJ182 was lost at 07:40:27 UTC time. The flight was en route from Jakarta to Pontianak in Indonesia.

“Sriwijaya Air flight #SJ182 lost more than 10.000 feet of altitude in less than one minute, about 4 minutes after departure from Jakarta.”

The Indonesian Sriwijaya Air company is still is still getting more information before issuing a statement.

According to the Indonesia’s transport ministry spokesman, Adita Irawati , he said: “A Sriwijaya (Air) plane from Jakarta to Pontianak (on Borneo island) with call sign SJY182 has lost contact.

“It last made contact at 2:40 pm (0740 GMT).”

Search and rescue operation is underway to find the missing plane.

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Ten Newborn Babies Die In An Indian Hospital Fire Accident

Ten newborn babies have been confirmed dead at the Maharashtra hospital, Bhandara district in India.

It was said that fire broke out at the Special Newborn Care Unit of a hospital in Maharashtra in the early hours of Saturday and killed the infants in their ward.

The babies were between the ages of a month and three months. Three of them were said to have died from burn injuries while the other seven were suffocated.

Pramod Khandate, District civil surgeon, told Asian Age that fire broke out at the Bhandara district hospital at around 1.30 am on Saturday. He added that there were seventeen babies in the unit but seven of them were rescued.

He said: “one of the nurses on duty noticed the smoke that was coming out of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit section of the hospital, and she raised alarm to alert other staff who got there after some minutes.

“Fire brigade personnel rescued seven babies from the ‘inbound ward’ of the unit but could not save the 10 other babies.

“The ward where newborn babies are kept requires a continuous supply of oxygen. “There were fire extinguishers and staff used them while trying to douse the fire. There was too much smoke“.

Pramod Khandate added that the cause of the fire in the four-storeyed building is yet to be ascertained but could be as a result of electrical spark.

Pramod Khandate also said that parents of the deceased children have been informed and the seven newborn babies rescued in the blaze have been moved to another ward.

He added that patients at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ward, dialysis wing and labour ward, have all been moved to other wards for safety.

Meanwhile, the Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope has been reported to have said that the postmortem of infant bodies will not be carried out as they will be handed over to their families.

Ajit Pawar, Deputy Chief Minister, Maharashtra, on his social medial handle, has ordered that the infant wards of other government hospitals in the State be audited for safety to avoid such accident.

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Police Nabbed Kidnappers In Osun State

Investigation is ongoing into the murdered of Akanbi Adeolu, Alani Mutiyat, Akinloye Ibrahim and many other victims by three suspected kidnappers – Garuba Lukman, Famous Tajudeen Monsuru and Hamsat Akeem .

The police command in Osun State are interrogating the suspected kidnappers over the death of their kidnapees.

Another suspect, Awayewasere Yusuf, is in Police custody for buying the body parts of the kidnapees. He told reporters that he bought the human parts from the suspected kidnappers and thereafter sold them to some suspects who are still on the run.

The state commissioner of police, CP Wale Olokode while speaking with newsmen on the development and parading the suspects at the state police command headquarters in Osogbo, informed that the suspects would be arraigned in court after the completion of investigations.

The police boss said: “the war against kidnapping, armed robbery and other violent crimes continue and I want to say that the morale of my officers and men remain encouragingly high.

“Today, the command has successfully apprehended suspected criminals that have been terrorizing some communities the state. They have made useful statements and confessed to their various operations. At the conclusion of the investigation, they will all be arraigned in court.

“I want to enjoin the good and law-abiding citizens of the state to cooperate and join hands with the police and other law enforcement agencies to protect their communities from the criminal-minded person(s) and I am assuring the citizenry of my unrelenting commitment and sterner security mechanisms put in place to serve them better.”

He further said: “policemen will be made more visible in the state through adequate protection of key and vulnerable points, intensive patrols of neighbourhoods, business districts, and roads, constant surveillance and regular raids of black-spots and criminal hideouts.

“The command will take the battle to the den of kidnappers, cultists, drug dealers, sea pirates, traffickers, indeed criminals of all hues and their sponsors, procurers, counsellors and accessories in and outside the state. Our war mantra will be ‘criminals, here are your own coins.’ We will pay criminals back in their coins.

“Under my watch, Osun State is going to be a no-go area for criminals as nowhere in the state will be conducive for them to fester or hibernate. We are going to roll out all in our arsenal to wage war against any form of violent crime such as armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism, ritual killings and other sundry crimes.

“To the law-abiding citizens of the state, be rest assured that your safety is guaranteed all the time as the command will do everything possible within the ambit of the law to protect you and your property.”

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Flight Attendant found dead in the Bathtub of a posh Hotel

Flight Attendant, Christine Angelica Dacera

Flight Attendant, Christine Angelica DaceraInvestigation is still ongoing about the death of an flight attendant that died in a bathtub of a hotel in Philippines.

The 23 year old, Christine Angelica Dacera, had checked into the the City Garden Hotel in the city of Makati to celebrate the new year with friends.

She was with some colleagues at the party and one of them, Rommel Galida, woke up at around 10am to noticed that she asleep in the bathtub.

Mr Galida said that he covered her with a blanket before going back to bed and that when he woke up some hours later, he found her unconscious and started to turn blue.

He stated that he raised the alarm and Ms Dacera was given CPR, but failed to respond.

She was then rushed to hospital where doctors confirmed her death.

Investigators said they are waiting for the autopsy report but hinted that the young woman’s body has bruises and cuts on her thighs and knees which suggests that might have been raped.

Based on reports, police officers ascertained that about 10 people attended the private party in a room that the group had rented, and one of the observations they are investigating is that she might have been raped or gang-raped.

Also,the police are waiting for the toxicology report to confirm if she took drugs or alcohol.


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