A gory act of crime in Egypt came to light when residents saw stray dogs devouring pieces of human body.
According to a report in Al Youm Al Sabea'a newspaper, 13 members of a family allegedly tortured and killed two Egyptian brothers. Later they cut the bodies into pieces, burnt them and dumped the remians in Al Marj canal.
They were avenging the murder of their brother 10 months ago. Six suspects who have been arrested confessed to police that they used the same knife the victims had used to murder their brother.
The incident came to light when residents of the area saw dogs devouring pieces of human body, the paper added.
Recalling the act of crime, the suspects said they tortured the brothers for several hours until they stopped breathing. Then they dragged the bodies to a farm, took their clothes off and handcuffed their hands and feet before severing their heads off and cutting their bodies into pieces with the knife they had used to kill their kin.
Finger ring of one of the victims had the name of his wife, which led the police to their family. The wife said that her husband and his brother disappeared a few days ago and they had informed cops.
Six of the 13 suspects arrested include two brothers 23-year-old Mustafa and 20-year-old Ali, both unemployed; their 60-year-old father Hassan-A, a cement dealer and 25-year-old Mahmoud-Y-S, unemployed, who has drug cases against him.
Teen pregnant after uncle rapes her
The mother of an Egyptian teenager was shocked to learn her 15-year-old daughter was pregnant when she took the girl to a doctor for constant abdominal pains.
Soon the mystery unravelled...the girl's uncle who had moved in to stay with them a couple of months before had raped her!
According to Al Wafd newspaper, the girl from Al Sayda Zainab area near Cairo, was sleeping alone at home one day when her father's younger brother allegedly entered her room and raped her. He apparently threatened to kill her family if she fought his advances.
A few days later, the girl began suffering from abdominal pains. When general medicines proved futile and the teenager began throwing up, her mother took her to a doctor, who confirmed her worst fear.
Meanwhile, on learning about the girl's condition, the uncle packed his bags and moved out of their home. The family has filed a police complaint.
Two seized after stealing $3.2m two years ago
Saudi police seized two local men who robbed about SR12 million ($3.2 million) from a car transporting cash to banks in the oil-rich Gulf Kingdom nearly two years ago, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
The two Saudis, in their 30s and 50s, had stalked the car from one bank to another until it was laden with cash, Okaz said.
After its guards went into the last bank to get the final batch, the two opened the vehicle with a copy of its keys and made away with SR12 million in the eastern town of Khobar nearly two years ago.
“We have got them…our investigation has led us to suspect two men who had formerly worked for a cash transport company….we identified them and succeeded in arresting them…they confessed to carrying out the operation,” police spokesman Lt Colonel Ziad Al Ruqaiti said.
Either marry her or go to jail: lover told
A Pakistani bus driver who had an affair with a Saudi university female student has been told to choose between marrying her or going to jail.
The girl reported the driver to the Gulf Kingdom’s feared Islamic police, saying she feared a scandal unless he marries her.
“The bus driver who takes the girl to university every day was arrested after confessing to the relationship,” Kabar daily said.
“The case is now in the hands of Dammam police….either they will consummate a marriage or punish that driver for having an illegitimate with an unmarried girl,” the paper added in a report from the eastern region.
Two Saudi footballers held for drunkenness
Saudi police arrested two well-known football players for driving under the influence of alcohol and causing a road accident.
The two, identified only as “first-class club” players, were caught heavily drunk and taken to the police station in the capital Riyadh.
"Police arrested them after they rammed into another car and a small restaurant in Riyadh….they were found to be heavily drunk,” the Arabic language daily Sabq said.
Son beats mom...mom forgives son
An elderly Kuwaiti mother who was beaten up by her 27-year-old son reported him to the police who rushed to their house and arrested him. At the police station, she wept like a child and begged them to let him go.
The woman had told police her son had gone “amok” and attacked her and his younger brothers without any reason.
“At the police station, they were about to file charges against him when his mother started to weep like a child,” 'Alanba' daily said.
“She said she had forgiven her son and begged the police officer to let him go…the police consented but decided to send her son to a psychiatry hospital to check whether he is normal.”
Maid hangs herself by scarf
An Ethiopian housemaid committed a suicide by hanging herself by her scarf in her bed room in Saudi Arabia, newspapers reported on Sunday.
Her employer told the police he had gone into the maid’s room in the morning and found her hanged by her scarf at his house in the northern town of Rafha, the papers said.
Police said preliminary investigation showed she committed a suicide by wrapping the scarf around her neck and jumping down from a chair.
Sales girl detained for 'unveiling and make-up'
Saudi Arabia’s feared religious police entered a lingerie shop in the Gulf Kingdom and seized a chief sales girl for unveiling and adding make-up to her face, a newspaper said on Sunday.
Members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice were on a routine patrol inside a shopping mall in the western town of Makkah when they saw the sales supervisor inside the shop.
“They noticed that she had no cover on her face and had much make-make up…they went in and took her to the police station,” Kabar said.
“At the station, they warned her against such practice and made her write a statement not to repeat it."
Man caught using ambulance for liquor trade
Saudi police arrested an Asian ambulance driver for using the car in transporting liquor along with patients.
The unnamed man confessed to trading in alcoholic drinks in the conservative Moslem Gulf Kingdom and said he had succeeded in eluding police by using the ambulance sirens when necessary.
“After receiving a tip off, police watched the ambulance for a while before stopping it on the road,” 'Emarat Al Youm' daily said.
“The driver set the siren off but they still waved him to stop…when they searched the car, they found liquor bottles instead of a patient inside.”
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