Lawyers defending a man accused of the murder of Italian restaurant worker Vittorio Cassone, who was shot dead during the 1993 armed robbery at Chef Italy in St Julians hit at the credibility of the Italian witnesses and cast doubt on the wisdom of pursuing the case at all. Defence lawyer Franco Debono began making his submissions yesterday afternoon, the prosecution having announced that it had no further evidence to present once the cross-examination of the cook at Chef Italy, Silvano D'Agostini had been concluded.
IGP Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the police have recorded the statements from 21 people so far, adding that all the witnesses gave their full co-operation in the investigation. -- Picture by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 -- The police are not planning to act against two people who recorded the viral video of several primary schoolgirls forced to wade through a mud pit containing a snake, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said today.
Once again, now for the second time, the preliminary hearing in the first degree murder case for the shooting death of 23-year old Caleb Friend of Miami has been pushed back due to missing witnesses. Three suspects charged with the murder -- Brandon Lee Jones, 39, John Kevin Rather Jr., 35 and Kylie Friend, now 18, all of Miami -- were charged in Ottawa District Court for the Jan. 19 murder of Kylie Friend's brother, Caleb Friend.
The Tulsa Police Department has not yet released the names of the officers or victim from Friday's police involved shooting that left a 58-year-old man dead. But already, there are conflicting accounts of what led to the man's death and conflicting opinions by witnesses on whether lethal force was necessary.
Police want to speak to a man and woman seen on CCTV at Wellgate News, Rotherham, on Thursday, September 1. "I want to make clear they are not in any trouble at all and we do only want to trace them as potential witnesses, as they may have vital information that is crucial to our investigation."
Hospital visits by Jehovah's Witness elders, aimed at defending the right of members to refuse blood transfusions, are under scrutiny following the death of a 27-year-old Quebec woman who hemorrhaged earlier this month. But their use is defended by the Canadian branch of the Jehovah's Witnesses, which says the committees are available at the patient's request to assist them and advocate for bloodless medical procedures.
Botanica -- named for St. Anne, whom some faiths believe is the mother of the Virgin Mary, and for the birth of Jesus -- sits in a row of shops on the south side of Belvedere just east of Interstate 95, wedged between the Yoki Beauty Salon and El Ideal Restaurant & Cafeteria.
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. -- Witnesses told News 13 what they saw on Friday when an escaped inmate was shot after a vehicle chase in Waynesville. News 13 obtained video from eyewitness Tim McCoy, who watched police put the injured inmate on a stretcher and in an ambulance. Witnesses said he was shot numerous times following a chase that ended on Main Street.
Detectives are searching for witnesses who may be able to help explain how a couple plunged 10 metres from a Melbourne apartment complex. The fall on Saturday morning killed a woman believed to be in her 20s and left a man in his 30s hospitalised in a serious condition. The pair was discovered about 11.30am after plummeting from the Smith Street apartment complex in Collingwood.
Last weekend , farmers, scientists and activists from all over the world gathered at the Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to present the case against destruction caused by one of the corporate giants that promotes industrial farming. The symbolic Monsanto Tribunal aimed to hold Monsanto --the giant agrochemical company--to account for its alleged atrocities against humanity and the environment.
It blew up when Lynette Silver, author of "Sandakan - A Conspiracy of Silence", noticed in April and objected to an official display of the dotted "alternate" Death March route to Miruru propounded by Dr Keven Smith, author of "Borneo: Australia's Proud but Tragic Heritage", at the Ranau Death March Museum launched by Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an alleged child abduction in Colchester. A man has already been charged with the alleged offence, which took place in Taylor Court on October 12, when a boy and a girl - both aged 11 - were allegedly abducted. Officers are now appealing to trace any outstanding witnesses, including a man called Tom who helped a girl who was found in East Stockwell Street.