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05 March 2024

Cab driver rapes teen for not paying taxi fare and flees

By Staff

A Yemeni taxi driver raped a 14-year-old girl in the Arab country after she refused to pay him fare for the lift, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.

The driver was about to drop the girl near a bus station in the eastern Yemeni province of Mahra of when she told him she could not afford paying.

“He got mad and drove on to an isolated place behind the station, where he raped her.

“Police later found the girl and are searching for the driver,” Yemen Today said.
Student upset by exams result shoots self
A Jordanian school boy shot himself in the leg after he was upset by his result in the examination, newspapers reported on Tuesday.

The boy was rushed to hospital with leg injury as police opened an investigation into the incident near the boy’s house south of the capital Amman.

Newspapers quoted police as saying the unnamed boy in the secondary class shot himself after he was notified of a “disappointing” examinations result.