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April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019 : Trump’s resort’s gatecrasher denied bail

 SITUATION A Chinese woman was charged with lying to federal officers and gaining access to a restricted area in U.S. President’s Florida resort ‘Mar-a-Lago’. The woman has been denied bail on Monday by a South Florida federal court. The accused, named Zhang Yujing, 33 entered Mar-a-Lago on March 30. She told Secret Service agents that she was there to use the pool. Prior to this, she told the reception staff that she was there to attend a function and mingle with members of the Trump family. In her possession were multiple phones, a laptop and a thumb drive. Preliminary investigations...

 

April 16, 2019

April 15, 2019 : Perth: Brutal 100+ person all-in brawl at Kings Park

SITUATION The West Australian Police shall lay more charges on the 100+ people involved in an all-in brawl on Friday night which turned Perth’s usually tranquil Kings Park into a place of terror. West Australian Police Commissioner Chris Dawson said he was “certain” that more charges would come from the late-night fight, that kicked off when two party busloads full of people were dropped in the Perth park. The brutal brawl, which left one man in hospital with a broken jaw, nose and severe head injuries, required 16 police cars to respond when it kicked off just after 10.30pm on...

 

April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019 : Australia : Shooting outside Melbourne club, 1 dead, 3 injured

SITUATION One man has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting outside a popular nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne. Three security guards from the Love Machine venue and a man queuing outside were shot in the incident on Sunday. "It would appear that shots have been discharged from a car in this area into a crowd standing outside," inspector Andrew Stamper told the media. Police believe that the drive-by shooting outside the nightclub was a targeted attack, possibly carried out by an outlaw motorcycle gang. Police say there is no evidence to suggest the shooting is...

 

April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019: Deadly Explosion Targeting Pakistan’s Hazara Community in Quetta

SITUATION In the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, a deadly explosion has led to the death of at least 20 and rendered over 40 injured. It is believed that the blast was to target members of the Hazara community in Quetta's Hazarganji market. The explosion took place as Hazaras, who are Shia Muslims, were buying vegetables early in the morning. The attack claimed the lives of nine Hazara and one Frontier Corps (FC) soldier who was deputed for the community's security, said Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Abdul Razzaq Cheema. The 10 others who lost their lives included shopkeepers, businessmen, and...

 

April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019 : Melbourne : Flight attendant jailed for smuggling heroin in uniform

SITUATION A Malaysia Airlines flight attendant has been jailed for smuggling heroin into Melbourne in a "clumsily executed" operation in which he tried to conceal wrapped blocks of the drug under his uniform, causing unusual bulges. Former cabin crew member Fariq Aqbal Omar carried the heroin onboard a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne in May 2018 for a former colleague and another man who promised to pay him $500. The 34-year-old Malaysian man was captured on CCTV walking through Melbourne Airport with his trouser pockets and vest bulging with 10 wrapped blocks of pure heroin, the Victorian County Court...