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Man Locks-Up Sister for 2 Years, Says He Was Helpless

Man Locks-Up Sister for 2 Years, Says He Was Helpless

A mother of four children identified as Hassana Saleh has been rescued from a room where she was holed-up in Rigasa, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna metropolis. Hassana was locked-up by her elder brother, Lawal Saleh, in the room where she has been urinating, defecating and eating for two years. Our correspondent gathered that […]

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Acting police Inspector General Duncan Mwapasa on Wednesday faced parliament’s Women Caucus which wanted to find out how far the police have gone with their inquiry on the infamous Nsundwe rapes. Mwapasa has conceded the police have not yet interviewed the victims of the alleged rapes at Nsundwe, Mpingu and M’bwatalika. “We are finding it […]

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Scores of women and girls around Msundwe, M’bwatalika and Mpingu Trading Centres in Lilongwe have reported being sexually abused by the Malawi Police officers, Nyasa Times has learned. The NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) has also said it is deeply disheartened by allegations of rape, defilement and torture of innocent women and girls in the […]

Police Record 200 GBV Cases Per Month In Namibia

Police Record 200 GBV Cases Per Month In Namibia

The police Gender-based Violence Protection Unit in Windhoek gets more than 200 reports of cases under the Domestic Violence Act on a monthly basis. Speaking to Nampa on Monday, the unit’s commander, Hendrick Olivier, said in a month, the unit handles cases such as rape, assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH), assault […]

Police Arrest 2 Over Killings Of Young Women In Rivers State

Police Arrest 2 Over Killings Of Young Women In Rivers State

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested two persons suspected to be involved in the murder of young women in Rivers State in the past two months. No fewer than 11 young women have been strangled to death in different hotels in Port Harcourt, the state capital and Omoku, headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area […]

Female Youths Protest Killing Of Women In Rivers Hotels

Female Youths Protest Killing Of Women In Rivers Hotels

 Female youths yesterday marched through the streets of Port Harcourt to the State Police Command in protest against the serial killings of women in hotels in Rivers State for supposed rituals. The youths demanded that the police take stronger measures to protect women in the state. Displaying placards with different inscriptions, they decried the targeting […]

Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Catholic Priests

Police Arrest Suspected Killers Of Catholic Priests

The police in Enugu have arrested suspected killers of two Catholic priests in the state. This is just as another priest of the Enugu Catholic Diocese on Thursday escaped assassination. Paul Offu and Clement Ugwu, both reverend fathers, were killed on August 1 and March 14, respectively by suspected gunmen. While Mr Offu was killed […]

Women Bodies Exhumed From Man’s House And Yard

Women Bodies Exhumed From Man’s House And Yard

A total of five bodies have been exhumed from a yard of 25-year-old Julius Thabiso Mndawe who stays in Masoyi near Hazyview. The man who is now a suspect in the matter pointed out all the areas where he killed, raped and concealed the bodies of the victims. Yesterday alone, police exhumed three bodies following […]

Police Accused Of Raiding Family Planning Clinic

Police Accused Of Raiding Family Planning Clinic

Activists in Nigeria have accused police officers of raiding a Marie Stopes clinic in Lagos on May 21. The officers reportedly “harassed the health workers and patients and took away confidential client information”. Marie Stopes Nigeria opened its first clinic in 2009, and describes itself as “becoming one of the few providers of long-acting and […]

Bangladesh Police ‘Rescue’ Dozens Of Rohingya Being Trafficked To Malaysia

Bangladesh Police ‘Rescue’ Dozens Of Rohingya Being Trafficked To Malaysia

Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday. Traffickers had picked up at least 69 Rohingya from refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar district, promising them work in Malaysia where many Rohingya already live, police said. Scores of Rohingya Muslims […]

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