The attack Wednesday night on the town of Kukawa came the day after the Islamic extremist group attacked a village 35km away and killed another 48 men and boys, according to witnesses who counted the dead. The people of Kukawa were in several mosques, praying ahead of breaking their daylong fast, when the extremists attacked. Kukawa is 180km north-east of Maiduguri, the biggest city in north-east Nigeria and the birthplace of Boko Haram.
Dozens of militants stormed three remote villages in the flashpoint Borno state on Wednesday evening, setting houses ablaze in the bloodiest day of attacks by the extremist group since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power in May. "They selected particular male residents from among the crowd of worshippers... and opened fire on them before setting the two villages on fire and razing them to the ground," Tahir said.
There seems to be no end to the BJP 's woes. In the latter case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had asked the UP Police to take stricter measures for ensuring the security of the witnesses/accused. To preserve and protect the integrity of the criminal justice system, it is imperative that going forward witnesses and/or accused are provided adequate protection and the full weight of the law is brought to bear on anyone found guilty of intimidating, coercing or causing physical harm of injury to them.
Suspected Boko Haram militants gunned down 48 Muslim worshippers in two northeastern Nigerian villages, witnesses and a lawmaker said Thursday, shortly after some 100 people in the same region died in a similar attack. "The Boko Haram gunmen killed 48 men and injured 11 others in the attack," local lawmaker Mohammed Tahir said of the Wednesday raid in the flashpoint Borno state.
"Lakhvi's lawyers today cross examined the owner of the company that had provided Japanese engines to one of the accused - Amjad Khan - in the Mumbai attack case," a court official said after the hearing. The official said the Anti-Terrorism Court in Islamabad which is holding the trial at Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, also summoned four witnesses for the next hearing.
According to authorities, dispatch received calls of a stranded Jeep Cherokee. Two fire boats and three fire trucks responded to the scene. The driver and passenger were found on a nearby road outside the vehicle. One of the individuals was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for excessive intoxication. The incident took place Thursday night on Crescent Beach, which is located on Bullocks Point Avenue.
Investigators said a 26-year-old woman was sitting on the front patio of Old Angle Bar, located on West 25th Street, at about 4:20 p.m. on Sunday. A security guard from Dave's Supermarket came over to check on the situation, and after talking to the witnesses, handcuffed Alicea until police could arrive. Police said Alicea was on parole for robbery and theft.
Attorneys for both men gave CLIFFVIEW PILOT differing accounts of what occurred in the final moments of the the David J. Popek Jr. Man of Steel Football Tournament championship game on June 20 at the Wallington High School field. The officer then dropped him with a punch, he said. There was a lot of testosterone," he said.
It said the attack which occurred during the hearing of its Ekiti Central senatorial candidate, Gbenga Olofin's petition, challenging the election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mrs. Fatimat Rasaki, was an "assault on the Judiciary". Olatubosun said Fayose should not extend his harassment and clampdown on the media as he has done to the judiciary and the legislature.
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Popularly known as Dosti Khan, Dost Muhammad was present at the party office in Utmanzai when unidentified motorcyclists sprayed him with bullets. The 88-year-old was an ardent follower of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan and a life-long companion of Wali Khan. The deceased was a close relative of the Bacha Khan clan. ANP Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa said the killing reflects the failure of the provincial government.