Sufi Muslim leader hacked to death in Bangladesh

A Sufi Muslim spiritual leader was hacked to death in Bangladesh, the latest in a flurry of similar attacks across the country, police said Saturday. The body of 55-year-old Mohammad Shahidullah was recovered in a mango orchard in Tanore, located in the country’s Rajshahi district, according to Mohammad Nisharul Arif, superintendent of the district police.… Read More Sufi Muslim leader hacked to death in Bangladesh

Ebonyi High Court sentences four to death by hanging for kidnapping, murder

Two people, identified as Onyemachi Oge and Okechukwu Oma were, on Friday, sentenced to death by hanging by a High court sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State for kidnapping a medical doctor, Dr. Chuka Manyike in the state. The duo alongside Chukwuemeka Levi, Idris Oken, Edeke Desmond and Ijeoma Oge were accused of kidnapping Manyinke, a… Read More Ebonyi High Court sentences four to death by hanging for kidnapping, murder

University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh

A Bangladesh university professor was hacked to death by unidentified attackers early on Saturday, police said. The police added that the assault bore the hallmarks of previous killings by Islamist militants of secular and atheist activists. Police said the 58-year-old English professor Rezaul Karim Siddique was hacked from behind with machetes as he walked to… Read More University professor hacked to death in Bangladesh

Intertribal clash in Edo State leads to two deaths, 40 houses torched

The violence is believed to have been sparked when one of four people from Uneme- Ekpedo community, who had gone to the bush to pluck mangoes, was murdered by persons suspected to be members of Bekuma-Opkamere. Following this, young men from Uneme-Ekpedo community reportedly mobilised and at­tacked Bekuma-Okpameri, setting houses ablaze and attacking innocent community… Read More Intertribal clash in Edo State leads to two deaths, 40 houses torched