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Murder suspect indicted in case which fuelled misogyny fears

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | The suspect in a murder of a young woman in Seoul’s upmarket Gangnam district was indicted Sunday, in a case that triggered a public outcry over fears of violent misogyny in South Korea. Hundreds of mourners attended a candlelight vigil after the 23-year-old victim …

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Pistorius in prison single room cell

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is serving his six-year sentence for killing his girlfriend in a single hospital prison cell, an official said Thursday. The disgraced paralympian is in the same cell in Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru prison he was previously incarcerated for one year. Manelisi …

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Shock video shows black motorist shot dead by US police

Saint Paul, United States | AFP | A black motorist was shot at close range and seen bleeding to death in a distressingly graphic video viewed online by two million people Thursday, the second case of racism-tinged police violence to rock America in as many days. A four-year-old girl witnessed …

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Three arrested over car theft

Three men have been arrested over car theft. The suspects, Sejungo Paul, Kabuye Geoffrey and Jowali Sowali, were picked Eid day on Wednesday morning. The arrests followed police vigilance and swift action following the theft of a Mercedenz Benz of registration number UAY 042W, model 190E belonging to Allan Baine. …

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Kenya demonstrations over lawyer’s murder

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Hundreds of people marched through Kenya’s capital on Monday condemning “extrajudicial executions” following the murder of three men, including a lawyer who criticised police abuse. Dressed in T-shirts smeared in red paint to symbolise blood, the demonstration organised by the Kenya National Commission on Human …

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Jail looms as Pistorius to be sentenced for murder

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Disgraced Paralympian Oscar Pistorius could return to jail on Wednesday, when a judge is set to sentence him for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp three years ago. Pistorius was freed from prison in the South African capital Pretoria last October after serving one year …

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VIDEO: Kayihura to boost Taxi Park seciruty

NBS: The Inspector General police Kale Kayihura visited the Old Taxi Park as part of investigations into the circumstances under which a police officer shot and killed a civilian in a scuffle that left two police officers injured. Kayihura is concerned over how this could have happened not so far …

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Police arrest 100 officers over indiscipline

Uganda Police has started a campaign to ensure professional standards are maintained in the force. Over 100 have been arrested for involvement in illegal acts while on duty. The officers were arrested recently in an effort to reinforce the launched rectification campaign headed by Assistant Inspector General of Police Fred …

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