Gulf Times - crime
Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Drug 'godfathers' surrender to Bangladesh police

Some 102 Bangladeshi meth dealers have surrendered to authorities at a pre-scheduled ceremony in a coastal town, officials said Saturday, as a Philippines-style anti-narcotics crackdown sows fear among kingpins.

Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

Jail term, fine upheld for illicit drug trading

The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict of the Criminal Court to sentence two Asian men to five years in prison and impose a fine of QR200,000 after being convicted of involvement in the illicit drug trade ...

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

South Korean prosecutor jailed in #MeToo case

A former senior South Korean prosecutor was convicted of abuse of power and jailed for two years Wednesday in connection with a high-profile case that triggered the country's #MeToo movement.

Italy says still hunting 30 'terrorists' abroad

Italy says still hunting 30 'terrorists' abroad

Italian authorities are still hunting 30 ‘terrorists’ on the run abroad, the interior ministry said Saturday, days after far-left activist Cesare Battisti was jailed ending 37 years as a fugitive.

Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US: embassy

Bulgaria extradites Russian hacker to US: embassy

Bulgaria has extradited a Russian indicted by a US court for mounting a complex hacking scheme to the United States, the Russian embassy in Washington said Saturday.

Disgraced Indian guru gets life for killing journalist

Disgraced Indian guru gets life for killing journalist

A disgraced religious sect leader was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday for murdering a journalist who exposed rampant sexual abuses by the powerful guru.

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghanaian police on Thursday opened an investigation after an undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football was shot dead.

Suriname police make record drug bust

Suriname police make record drug bust

Suriname police have made the biggest drug seizure in the tiny South American country's history, authorities said on Wednesday after more than 2,000 kilograms of cocaine were reportedly found.

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

Two Asian men sentenced to death for killing employer

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced two Asian men to death for the premeditated murder of their employer, and a third man to six months in jail for being aware of the crime and not reporting it.

Three central Asians charged in Sweden with plotting terror crime

Three central Asians charged in Sweden with plotting terror crime

Three Central Asian men have been charged in Sweden with plotting to commit terrorist crimes as well as - along with three others - financing the Islamic State militant group, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Taiwan searches for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

Taiwan searches for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

A search was underway for 152 Vietnamese who arrived in Taiwan on tourist visas, authorities said Wednesday, as local media reported they may have come to the island to work illegally.

Five killed in China as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians

Five killed in China as hijacked bus crashes into pedestrians

At least five people were killed and 21 injured after a hijacked bus crashed into pedestrians in east China's Fujian province on Tuesday afternoon, state media reported.