Tag: murder

Thai prosecutors drop murder charge in case of disappeared activist

A Thai park official implicated in the alleged killing of an environmental activist will not face prosecution for murder due to "insufficient evidence", the attorney general's office announced Monday -- a move condemned by rights groups decrying impunity for enforced disappearances. Ethnic Karen leader Por...

Man accused of double murder was in night club brawl 4 months earlier

Singapore — The man accused of killing both his mother and grandmother on Oct 27 last year was in a night club brawl four months earlier. Gabriel Lien Goh, 22, was charged the next day with the murder of his 56-year-old mother and his 90-year-old...

‘Shoot to kill’ allegation an attempt at political assassination: Najib

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the allegation that he gave a "shoot to kill" order in the murder of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaaribuu in 2006 is part of a high-level political assassination attempt. He blames the government of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad for...

Najib unfazed by murder accusation, to seek the right to answer

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is unfazed by the publication of a statutory declaration by a convicted killer accusing him of giving orders to kill the Mongolian model Altantuya Shaaribuu in 2006. In his first reaction to the accusations, which were published in local...

Najib’s order was ‘shoot to kill’ Mongolian model, says convicted killer

In a shocking revelation from Death Row, convicted killer Azilah Hadri says Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak ordered him to kill the Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu in 2006. He adds in a statutory declaration that the order came from both Najib and his close...

One more charge in killer litter case: it was a ‘religiously aggravated’ act

Singapore—The Australian national accused in the “killer litter case” where an elderly Muslim man was killed when a wine bottle was thrown out of a high-rise building and hit him on the head is now facing an additional charge. Forty-seven-year-old Andrew Gosling is faced with...

Double murder on Deepavali weekend: Man faces murder charges for killing mum and grandma

Singapore—A man arrested on October 27 after his mother and grandmother were found dead in adjacent flat units is now facing murder charges for their deaths. Twenty-two-year-old Gabriel Lien Goh, who was first charged with the murder of his mother, 56-year-old Lee Soh Mui, on...

Trump calls for ‘war’ on cartels after Mormons murdered in Mexico

President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to help Mexico hunt the killers of nine Mormon women and children shot dead in a lawless border area, and said the United States stood ready to back its southern neighbor in a "war" on drug cartels. Gunmen ambushed the...

Man charged with murder of mother and grandmother at Commonwealth Avenue

Singapore—A 22-year-old man was arrested on Sunday night, Oct 27, and charged on Monday Oct 28, for murdering two older female relatives. Police were alerted to an incident of two unnatural deaths at 7:24 pm at Block 7A in Commonwealth Avenue. In a statement, the Singapore...

Singaporean charged with murder of wife and stepson in Melaka body parts mystery

Melaka — A Singaporean who led police to the gruesome discovery of body parts in the upper part of the home he rented in Melaka earlier this month has been charged with the murder of his wife and 11-year-old stepson. The charges against Shahrul...