Get Married Or Go To Jail – Judge

A 20-year-old East Texas man jumped into a quickly arranged marriage after a judge told him last month he had a choice of getting hitched or spending 15 days in jail on an assault charge. According to court documents obtained on Friday, Smith County Judge Randall Rogers gave the option to Josten Bundy, of Tyler,…

Waiter Docked For Allegedly Stealing $1,400 From Traveller

A waiter, Patrick Archibong, who allegedly stole $1,400 dollars (N336, 000 equivalent) from an international traveller was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Archibong, 29, who lives at No. 21, Oredapo St., Akowonjo, Lagos, however, said he was not guilty of the one-count charge of stealing he was charged with.…

91 Year-old Man Arrested For Smuggling Cocaine Into Australia

A 91-year-old Sydney man was used by drug smugglers to fly 4.5 kilograms of cocaine disguised as soap from India to Australia, police said Tuesday. The man was stopped at Sydney airport on his arrival from New Delhi on July 8th when customs officers became suspicious of the contents of his luggage, officials said. They…

NSCDC Arrests 13 Suspects For Pipeline Vandalism

The Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it had arrested 13 suspected pipeline vandals. The Commandant, Mr Gabriel Abafi, who made the disclosure while addressing journalists at Ikeja, said the suspects were arrested on Aug. 5 and Aug. 7. Abafi said that eight suspects were arrested…

Police Uncover Hotel Harboring Kidnappers In Oyo

A deserted hotel belonging to one Olatunji Kabiru being used as a hideout by kidnappers in Oyagbe area of Oyo Alaafin in Atiba Local Government area of Oyo State has been discovered the State Police Command. The State Commissioner of Police (CP), Muhammad Katsina, who led his personnel and journalists to the hotel on Tuesday,…

30 Criminals Arrested, 48 Renounce Cultism In Anambra

Police on Wednesday paraded 30 people arrested for various crimes ranging from car snatching, kidnapping, murder and cultism in Anambra State. The Commissioner of Police in Anambra state Mr. Hassan Karma said the arrest of the criminals mostly from in Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of the state was carried out by a…