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Finally, marking an end to the unpleasant suspense, the Russian police have arrested a serial killer, known by the name Volga Maniac.

The police have got a breakthrough after it announced a huge reward.

The criminal is suspected to have murdered as many as 26 women. The majority of his victims are elderly women. The murders have been committed to robe valuables from the victims.  

The suspect is a 38-year-old man. He is a locksmith by profession. He is a known criminal. He is known to the police as a thief.

The suspect has attained the name Volga Maniac as the crimes have been committed in the regions along Volga River.

The investigation is underway. The suspect has been questioned by the Russian police. The police is expected to come up with a press release regarding the matter soon.

It is with the support of forensic research and biological analysis the initial breakthrough in the case have been achieved.

The suspect is alleged to have gained access to the homes of the victims by posing as a utility worker, before using objects such as dressing-gown cords and electricity cables to strangle them.

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A middle-aged woman has been killed and two other ladies injured in a series of stabbing attacks which has taken place in the European country of Norway.

The first incident of stabbing was reported from the Norwegian city of Sarpsborg. The second and third were reported from the same location.

The police alerted the locals as soon as they were informed about the incident.

A 31 year old man, who is a citizen of Norway, has been booked in connection with the attacks. The police are verifying whether the person has any serious mental issues. As per a preliminary report, the culprit is a person who has a bad criminal history.

It is learned that the accused had a relationship with at least two of the three women who suffered his stabs.

What makes the case complicated is that the woman who was killed by the man had no relationship with the man.

The condition of one of the two injured women is serious. The condition of the other is not too severe and is recovering.  

This case is one of the most heinous crimes reported from the region in the recent history.

Norway is not a crime prone region. It is very peaceful, compared to other countries located in this part of the world.

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A renowned Austrian Olympic judo champion, Peter Seisenbacher, who won two Olympic gold medals in the year 1984 and the year 1988, has been awarded a tough sentence of five years imprisonment for abusing two of his students while working as a coach.

The incidents led to the cases happened in 1990s and 2000s. The victims were children then.

The court has found no reason to disbelief the statements given by the victims.

The trial was supposed to begin in the year 2016 itself. But, it was delayed as he briefly disappeared prior to the scheduled date. Later, he surfaced from his hiding in Georgia and fled to Ukraine. Only few months has passed since he was handed over to Austria by Ukraine.

He denied all allegations triggered against him.

As per the judgement, the Olympian will have the right to approach a higher court challenging the verdict delivered by the present court.


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As many as sixteen people have been awarded death sentence in connection with the infamous Nusrat Jahan Rafi case by a court in Bangladesh.

The court earlier found them guilty of the gruesome murder.

The verdict is the victory of the west. It is the western countries which has imposed pressure to the Asian country to investigate the case in a proper manner.

It is the most brutal crime the country has witnessed in the recent past. Unlike most other cases of similar nature, this case has been fined in a short span of time.

The family members of the victim have welcomed the verdict delivered by the Bangladesh court.

The Nusrat Jahan case is different in many ways. It is her reluctance to withdraw a complaint she levelled against her headmaster that prompted the perpetrators of the crime to kill her by setting her ablaze. She was a brave girl. She stood with the truth till her last breadth. Her death statement was recorded and leaked to media.

The case of Nusrat Jahan spared a wide spread movement in the Asian country – as well as across the world.

Women safety in Bangladesh is a serious issue. It is one of the few countries where the women safety index is very low. 

In a recent survey conducted in the Bangladesh garment industry – which employs a large number of the women population of the country, it was found that at least 80 per cent of the Garment factory workers in the country experienced some forms of sexual harassment at their workplace.


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Gary Ray Bowles (57) a serial killer who killed gay men along the US east coast has reportedly been executed in Florida.

The Supreme court has rejected a last-ditch appeal an he was executed by lethal injection.

Bowles admitted in killing 6 men from Florida to Maryland in 1994. He was only convicted for three deaths.

He was known as “I-95 killer” and the bodies of most of his preys were found near interstate corridor that spans the entire eastern seaboard of the US.

Reports said that Bowles had left his home when he was a child and worked as a prostitute to gay men for a few years. After that he started his killing spree.

He had also been jailed for grand theft, robbery, assault and rape and then moved to Daytona Beach in 1993.

Reports said that he was living with his girl friend during this time and she left him after finding out about his sex work.

Daytona Beach News-Journal said that since 1976 when the death penalty was restored by the Supreme Court, Bowles is the 99th inmate to be put to death in Florida.

The Death Penalty Information Center says that Bowles is the 13th person to be executed in the US so far this year.

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After the mass attack in US, President Donald Trump said that has said “hate has no place” in the US.

29 people were killed in the deadly shootings over the weekend, in between the accusations that he bears some responsibility.

20 were dead in an attack in Texas and 9 died in a shooting in Ohio. In Texas, the attack happened on a Walmart store in El Paso.

In a statement regarding these severe attacks, President Mr Trump said, “perhaps more has to be done” to stop these kind of attacks.

Donald Trump is being criticized on regards of his anti-immigrant acts and opposition to gun control.

The mass shooting in Texas, that happened on Saturday killed 20. The 21 year old man, who got arrested for this attack is reportedly believed to give an online post that tells this attack was a response to “the Hispanic invasion” of the state.

The motive of the killer who caused the attack in Ohio is not yet clear. The man killed his sister and eight others on Sunday, and was hot dead by the police.

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Ekaterina Karaglanova, a famous Instagram influencer has been found dead in a suitcase in her rented apartment in Moscow. The police said that several wounds with knife has been seen in her body.

Karaglanova (24) was a graduate doctor by profession, and was immensely popular in social media personally. She was quite famous in Instagram with more than 85,000 followers.

Police said that the possible motive of her murder could be jealousy, and the investigations are going on. Moskovsky Komsomolets (MK), a Russian daily said that Karaglanova has recently started a new relationship and was on a plan to visit The Netherlands for a vacation and to celebrate her birthday on 30 July.

No symptoms of struggle had been found out from her apartment, said the police after a primary investigation. Also, no weapons were found out from the spot.

Her parents tried contacting her, but failed. This lead to the doubts regarding her missing. They had requested her landlord to check her apartment, and then he found a suitcase containing her body in the hallway.

Her father requested for an ambulance, but she was already dead, reports said.

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The photo of a blindfolded American teen, who is accused of killing an officer in Rome has been leaked recently, on which the Italian police are investigating.

An Italian media revealed the photo of the murder suspect Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth (18), on Sunday.

The boy, along with his friend Finnegan Lee Elder (19) were arrested on Friday, suspected for killing a police officer named Mario Cerciello Rega.

Reports said that Mario Cerciello Rega (35) was stabbed to death in the Prati neighbourhood of Rome.

The Rome Provincial Cmdr. Francesco Gargaro told media that the teen was blindfolded “for a very few minutes, four or five” just before he taken to the interrogation in a police station about the fatal stabbing, on Friday.

The teens allegedly attacked the officer with a knife eight times, after he investigated a drug deal gone wrong involving the teen suspects.

The murdered police officer Mario Cerciello Rega, had been reportedly returned to duty on the Carabinieri paramilitary police force after a honeymoon, recently.

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Three Islamic State group supporters,Abdessamad Ejjoud, Younes Ouaziyad and Rachid Afatti, have been sentenced to death for murdering two Scandinavian hikers in Morocco.

The three follow petitions on social media calling for their execution. The murder has been done since these men wanted to impress Islamic State. They confessed to the murder at a court in Salé, near Rabat.

The 25-year-old street vendor, Abdessamad Ejjoud told the court, “I beheaded one of them… I regret it”

Abdessamad Ejjoud, Younes Ouaziyad and Rachid Afatti

Maren Ueland (28) from Norway and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen (24) from Denmark were found beheaded in the High Atlas mountains in December.

This will be the first in Morocco since 1993, if the executions go ahead.

Maren Ueland and Vesterager Jespersen

“The most just thing would be to give these beasts the death penalty they deserve”, reads a letter from Jespersen’s mother.

The bodies of tourists were found on 17 December in an isolated area near Mount Toubkal, Morocco’s highest peak, and a popular destination for hikers.

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The Romanian police are on massive search along the country’s Black Sea coast after 130kg (286lb) of cocaine was found washed ashore. A large group containing around 300 officers and 14 coastguard ships are patrolling the coastline after finding packets of cocaine along several parts of the seashore.

Police warned the public not to open the packets of narcotics if found. The drug thus found are said to be dangerous to the human health. As per police reports, the cocaine is worth hundreds of millions of euros. The police had arrested two Serbian men in connection with the case. Prosecutors said that the cocaine’s purity is 90%.

The packets are expected to be a part of a cargo of an estimated tonne of cocaine that was present in a deserted ship over two weeks in the past.

The natives who found these packets of cocaine are found to be using these. Police spokesman Georgian Dragan warned the people not to use these drug as it may cause sever damage to health. “These medicine have a excessive focus, greater than 90%, and will pose a menace to life”, he said.

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