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April 1, 2019

April 1, 2019: Four people hurt in ‘random stabbings’ in Edmonton, UK

SITUATION What is being termed a spate of cowardly and senseless attacks in North London, where four people have been stabbed. It is believed that the attacks are linked. Within 10 hours, a woman and three men, who were walking from behind were knifed on the back. Two of the people are in critical condition. For this crime two men have been arrested on the suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. The first suspect was detained just before 11:00 BST in Fore Street, Edmonton, with police saying that inquiries were continuing to establish if he is the person behind the stabbings....

 

March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019: Czech: Police detained two Iraqi linked to German railway terror attack

SITUATION Czech police have detained two Iraqi terror suspects, a father-of-five and a woman, wanted by Austria over their role in 2018 attacks on trains in Germany. Austrian authority believes the pair are associates of an Iraqi citizen arrested in Austria on Monday on suspicion of carrying out attacks on the German railway last year. Czech Police confirmed the arrest on Twitter and said only the court would decide on any extradition to Austria.Czech Police Austrian Interior Minister Herbert Kickl said in parliament that two suspects “formed a cell together with the Iraqi.”Czech Police On the other end of the...

 

March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019 : Kenya police rescue 25 women from suspected human trafficking ring

SITUATION The Kenyan Police have rescued 25 women of Burundian origin. These women are believed to be victims of human trafficking in Ruiru, a town 25km northwest of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. Kenya police rescue 25 In a Thursday morning raid, officers from the transnationally organised crime unit arrived at the Gwa Kairu homestead and arrested three Kenyan women. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) named the suspects as Mercy Kaaia, Lydia Nyambura and Susan Nyambura Ng’ang’a.Kenya police rescue 25 According to the DCI, the 25 victims were being held hostage at the compound in readiness for transit to Asian countries....

 

March 28, 2019

March 28, 2019 : Indonesia foils Komodo dragon smuggling gang

SITUATION Five Komodo dragons and other endangered animals have been seized by the Police in Indonesia. These animals were being sold illegally on Facebook. The reptiles were being sold for up to $1,400 (£1,000) each, officials said. Five suspected smugglers had been arrested in Semarang and Surabaya. Komodo dragons are the world's largest lizards. They can grow up to 3m (10ft) long and have razor-sharp teeth and a poisonous bite. The lizards, found on only a small group of Indonesian islands, are endangered in the wild and protected by international law, but are sometimes illegally smuggled as exotic pets.Indonesia foils...

 

March 28, 2019

March 28,2019: Seattle Shooting: Two killed after gunman opens senseless fire

SITUATION Two people were killed, and two others critically injured after gunman randomly opened fire on two motorists and a Metro bus and later caused a collision as he tried to flee in a stolen car. Authorities said one man was fatally shot and another killed in an automobile crash.Seattle Shooting The shocking incident unfolded in a north-eastern Seattle neighborhood when the 33-year-old suspect approached a motorist at an intersection and shot her before walking into the street and opened fire at an oncoming King County Metro Bus. The bus driver was injured but managed to turn the bus around...