A man in UK forced his ex-partner to strip and cut chunks of her hair before shooting her at point-blank range.
According to a Daily Mail report, 50-year-old David Oakes arrived at Christine Chambers' house at midnight while she was wtaching TV with their daughters aged 10 and 2. He had an axe, a bottle of petrol, scissors and a shotgun.
He allegedly yelled, 'If I can't have you, then nobody can', the court heard.
The couple's 10-year-old daughter tried calling for help but he smashed the phone down. She recollected him forcing her mother to kiss him and say she loves him.
Then he allegedly made her take off her top and cut her hair before shooting her and their two-year-old child.
He later shot himself but survived.
The couple met in 2005 and have four children. They split last April.
They were scheduled to appear in court the following morning to settle the custody rights of the child.
Woman in UK watched her lover in India kill himself
A woman in the UK watched in horror her lover slashing his throat and wrist and dying slowly in his New Delhi flat.
According to a Times of India report, 53-year-old Adrian Rowland - a British automobile consultant - had arrived in India looking for business opportunities.
His partner Julie Zalinski's revelations came at the inquest in Oxford, UK. She allegedly watched him commit suicide on November 27 and tried her best to dissuade him for over 10 hours.
She said that she saw him on Skype bashing things up and sweating profusely saying 'they are going to get me'. He then walked into the kitched, grabbed a glass, "smashed it on the table and then stuck it into his neck", she added.
When her attempts to help him failed, she finally called British Police who in turn alerted the British Commission in New Delhi who informed Indian police. However, he could not be saved.
Maid raped by family driver
A Saudi driver hired temporarily by a local woman while her husband was away took advantage of the absence of all family members from home and raped the Asian housemaid. He then stole some mobile phones and pictures of the woman and her daughters to extort them.
The woman told police she trusted the man as he served the family for nearly eight months, newspaper reported.
“One day we went on a picnic and I asked him to return home and get me some items I forgot…the maid later told me he used force to rape her,” the woman said, quoted by Kabar Arabic language daily.
“He also stole mobile phones and photos of me and my daughters…he started to blackmail us and threatened to publicize the pictures.”The paper said police arrested the man and seized the stolen mobiles. They also found “blackmail” texts he sent to that woman.
Man held after trying to rape child
Saudi police arrested a local man who kidnapped an eight-year-old boy and tried to rape him before the child was saved by residents.
The boy was walking to a nearby grocery in the capital Riyadh when the man snatched him and took him to a building under construction.
“He stole the boy’s I-Phone mobile and then tried to rape him….but he fled after residents rushed to the site when the boy started to scream,” the Arabic language daily Kabar said, adding the man was later seized by police.
Teen killed for urinating on neighbour's wall
A teenager was beaten to death for urinating on his neighbour's wall.
The 19-year-old was beaten by two of his neighbours who confronted him and questioned him of his act.
The face-off soon turned into a heated argument and the duo beat him to death. The men are on the run, reported 'Times of India'.
8-year-old domestic help beaten by employers
An eight-year-old domestic help was beaten p by her employers because she called her mother.
According to a NDTV report, the girl was hired by the Indian couple in South Delhi to take care of their three-year-old child.
The couple allegedly tortured her regularly and the child called her mother to inform her of the misfortune. A neighbour alerted a NGO who took the child with them.