10-Foot Monolith Found In Utah Park Then Disappears Just Days Later
The ten feet tall monolith mysteriously discovered in Utah’s deserts has just as mysteriously vanished, the state’s Bureau of Land Management announced Sunday. Thought by some to be an art installation and others to be the work of aliens, the monolith was visited by dozens of people from social media before it disappeared.The monolith was first discovered on November 18, by officers from the Utah Department of Public Safety’s Aero Bureau. The officers had been trying to count bighorn sheep from a helicopter when they flew right over the monolith, and one happened to see the long shadow it cast...
Arrest For Ransom: How Police Are Extorting Fulani Villagers In Kano
The police have been accused of illegal arrest and extortion of innocent citizens, mostly nomadic Fulani in Kano state.Some of the victims who spoke on a local radio programme monitored by our Correspondent alleged that the police officers normally come from Abuja to Kano in the name of special assignments but sometimes end up moving into Fulani villages where they arrest locals during their market days for no reason.Policeman killed As Gunmen Abduct Chinese Expatriate in EkitiBorno killings: Dr. Ardo calls for 3 day mourning, heightened military actionFreedom Radio in its Hausa audience parti...
Bars to hire Covid officers in new rules
All bars will be required to hire Covid-19 liaison officers to ensure that drinkers observe protocols meant to curb the spread of the disease in the facilities.The officers will restrict the number of revellers allowed into a premise based on the Health ministry guidelines and report any suspected case of Covid-19 infection among staff and drinkers under the regulations that are yet to be gazetted.The liaison officers, who will be the link between the State and the establishments, will also ensure that bar workers observe a yet to be developed Covid-19 code of conduct in a raft of stiff regula...
Suddenly, this small South Carolina town has no police. Why do critics, officers blame the mayor?
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Situated in the southeast of Lexington County near where Interstate 77 ends at Interstate 26, the town of Pine Ridge has a small police department protecting its population of 2,000 people. At most, the town would normally have three full-time officers on staff, supplemented by part-time officers.But Pine Ridge has been without a functioning police department since Oct. 13, when Lt. Vincent Silano, the town’s interim police chief and only serving full-time officer, resigned after only five months on the job. Silano is the fourth chief to step down in the last three years, and ...
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600 officers deployed as Berlin braces for new coronavirus protest
Some 600 police officers have been deployed to oversee a rally in Berlin against the government's coronavirus containment measures.Some 5,000 people are expected to attend the rally, which is to start in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg district.A group called Querdenken (Lateral Thinking) has been at the centre of the movement to oppose the government's pandemic response and downplay the risk of the virus.
Police rescue 9 missing officers as IGP reassures improved security ahead of Yuletide
The Police have announced they have successfully rescued Nine (9) Police Officers who earlier went missing on 8th November, 2020 between Kankara town and Sheme in Katsina State after the night commercial bus they were traveling in came under attack by heavily armed men, all dressed in Military Camouflage, but suspected to be bandits.The officers were reportedly kidnapped in the state and held hostage for alleged ransom.A statement issued on Friday by Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba(DCP) said that the officers, all Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs), were on their way to Gusau...
Berlin police: 77 officers hurt in Wednesday's Covid demonstrations
Demonstrations in Berlin this week against anti-coronavirus measures were responsible for 77 police officers being injured, authorities said on Thursday.Police arrested 365 protesters and were forced to use water cannon on the crowds after they refused to disperse on Wednesday, having violated hygiene regulations during the coronavirus pandemic.Around 9,000 demonstrators gathered at the Brandenburg Gate and nearby Reichstag, where the German parliament was debating Covid-19 rules. Around 2,500 emergency personnel accompanied the protests."The scope and brutality of the violence on Wednesday wa...
France: when police intimidation is in the frame
It is getting harder to be a good journalist in France. The pressures are many and varied, but one stands out at the moment: the government intends to use the law to make it harder still.The pressure point Emmanuel Macron and his Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin have chosen is the claim that social and mainstream media exposure of police violence endangers individual police officers.In some cases, they argue, identifiable officers have then been attacked and their lives put in danger. Darmanin has been repeating the claim at every opportunity this last fortnight, highlighting one gruesome mur...
Man charged following Rick Moranis attack
The actor, 67, was punched in the head and knocked to the ground while walking close to New York City's Central Park, with the incident captured on CCTV.Cops subsequently called the attack "random" and "unprovoked" as they launched an appeal for information and, on Saturday (14Nov20), officers from the New York Police Department confirmed they have detained Marquis Ventura, 35, who is believed to be homeless, on suspicion of assault in the second degree.Ventura was detained by transit officers in the subway system in Manhattan, with officials confirming the arrest in a tweet, reading: "Thanks ...
Over 130 Secret Service officers infected with COVID-19 following Trump campaign
Some 130 Secret Service officers have been infected with coronavirus, forcing them to isolate and enter quarantine, after coming into contact with other staffers carrying the virus during US President Donald Trump's presidential campaign, according to a Washington Post report on Friday.According to the report, citing three individuals familiar with the agency's staffing, part of the reason the Secret Service agents were infected was due to a series of campaign rallies on behalf of Trump held weeks before the election on November 3.Along with the agency officers and the coronavirus' general imp...
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