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Woman kills her husband,12 family members with poisoned yoghurt

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A Pakistani woman killed her  husband and 12 other family members by giving them poisoned milk, when the tainted liquid was turned into a yoghurt drink and served to him and his relatives, according to reports from the police.

The woman, who was forced by her family into an arranged marriage in September, has been arrested and charged with murder along with her alleged lover, senior police official Owais Ahmad told reporters in central Pakistan’s Muzaffargarh district on Monday.

Police said Asiya Bibi mixed poison into her husband’s milk last week but he initially failed to drink it and it was instead blended into a batch of yoghurt-based lassi and served to the man’s family.

Thirteen people have so far died, including the husband, while a further 14 have been hospitalised, Ahmad said.

“Police have arrested Asiya Bibi, a man and his aunt for being accomplices and charged them with murder,” Ahmad said.

 

He said the man was allegedly Bibi’s lover and that his aunt helped hatch the murder plot.

Forced and under-age marriages are common in deeply conservative Pakistan, particularly in rural and impoverished regions, where women have fought for their rights for decades.

Source:( AFP )

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Hoodlums attack Rapid Response Squad officers in Lagos (Video)

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Hoodlums attack Rapid Response Squad officers in Lagos

Thugs have forced men of the Rapid Response Squad, Lagos state police command to flee for their dear lives after attacking their van.

The incident happened along Herbert Macaulay way in Yaba on Monday morning October 19.

The thugs threw stones and other dangerous weapons at the officers who immediately jumped down from the van and started running for their lives.

The state police command is yet to react to the incident.

RRS officers run for their lives after thugs attacked their van in Lagos (videos)RRS officers run for their lives after thugs attacked their van in Lagos (videos)

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Thugs set prisoners free after hijacking #EndSARS protest in Edo (videos)

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Thugs set prisoners free after hijacking #EndSARS protest in Edo (videos)

There has been a jailbreak at the Oko Prison in Benin City, Edo state on Monday morning, October 19.

According to reports, suspected thugs hijacked the peaceful end SARS protest, stormed the prison facility, and overpowered the prison officials before setting the prisoners free.

One of the prisoners who escaped said he has been awaiting trial for two years.

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums Hijack Benin Protest, Free Prisoners

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums Hijack Benin Protest, Free Prisoners
#EndSARS: Hoodlums Hijack Benin Protest, Free Prisoners

Hoodlums free prisoners in Benin

Hoodlums have hijacked the #EndSARS protesters around Kings Square in Benin City, the capital city of Edo State.

The hoodlums have reportedly broken the walls of the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Centre (Nigeria prisons in Benin).

The hoodlums after gaining entrance into the prison through the fence freed inmates in the prisons along Benin Sapele Road, near the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ office.

Also Read: BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media, Crusoe Osagie, told Channels Television that the hoodlums exchanged fire with security operatives at the Maximum prison in Benin City.

“The hoodlums are currently exchanging fire with the security personnel at the Maximum security prison in Oko, Benin City,” Osagie said.

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