NEWS DIGEST 03.05.2020: UK PM’s struggle with COVID-19, Korea tensions and more

  This morning’s News Digest comes via Google News. British prime minister Boris Johnson, who has recently returned to work after battling coronavirus and welcoming the birth of his baby boy, Wilfred, has revealed that at one point doctors thought … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 03.05.2020: UK PM’s struggle with COVID-19, Korea tensions and more

HANDGUNS SOLD IN WEST HAM: Persistent gun merchant criminal jailed

London – VIJAY SHAH via LORRAINE KING and Newham Recorder A West Ham, east London man who was put on licence by judicial authorities after being charged with selling illegal weapons has been sent to jail after he was caught violating his licence terms… by selling weapons. Lennie St Clare Walters had previously being jailed for ten years for supplying weapons and ammunition, but served half of the sentence before being released on licence, but will now lose his freedom and be recalled to prison after he was caught selling to an associate, local news outlet the Newham Recorder reported … Continue reading HANDGUNS SOLD IN WEST HAM: Persistent gun merchant criminal jailed

GUNS IN DAGENHAM: Four crooks jailed for weapons offences

Dagenham – VIJAY SHAH via MIKE BROOKE and Barking and Dagenham Post Four people have been sent to prison in the United Kingdom for weapon possession offences after guns were discovered at a house in the town of Dagenham, Greater London, local newspaper the Barking and Dagenham Post reported on its website this past Friday. More weapons were discovered secreted away in the boot of a car, the newspaper stated. The four individuals, three men and a woman, were put behind bars for a total of 29 years six months for possessing the firearms, which also came with an unspecified … Continue reading GUNS IN DAGENHAM: Four crooks jailed for weapons offences

TALIBAN PRISON BREAK: Inmates flee prison in Afghanistan, three guards killed.

The Pakistani newspaper Dawn has reported that several Taliban militiamen have broken out of a prison in Afghanistan yesterday. According to a report delivered by the English-language publication via the news agency Associated Press, an official with the Faryab provincial government said that three men escaped from the jail after getting hold of weapons. The weapons had been smuggled into the prison grounds by Taliban sympathisers. The resulting mêlée which lead to the jailbreak saw three prison guards die in the line of duty. The official, Ahmad Jawad Dedar, told media today (Friday 18 April) that the breakout took place yesterday and … Continue reading TALIBAN PRISON BREAK: Inmates flee prison in Afghanistan, three guards killed.