Tag Archives: Police

3 vans linked to Barcelona terror attack suspect located, Spanish police say

Three rental vans linked to the suspected driver in the deadly Barcelona terror attack were located Sunday, prompting a massive manhunt in northeastern Spain for members of an extremist cell who police believe had planned to carry out “one or more attacks with explosives” in the Spanish city. The vans were rented using a credit card bearing the name of ... Read More »

Modern radio, communication gadgets for police in Kisumu, Eldoret

President Uhuru Kenyatta is shown a police communication equipment when he visited Beijing, China, on Saturday/PSCU Police in Nakuru, Kisumu and Eldoret will be equipped with modern radio communication systems like those in Nairobi and Mombasa. Chinese tech group Huawei Technologies announced the donations at a meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta at their headquarters in Beijing yesterday. The equipment includes ... Read More »

Canadian Police Investigate Facebook Beating Video in Murder Case

Canadian police said on Wednesday they were investigating whether a beating captured on video, reported to have been distributed through social networking site Facebook, may be connected to a young woman’s murder. The video is the latest example of Facebook being used to document violent crimes, a pattern that has led the company to re-evaluate some of its policies. “This ... Read More »

Dubai Police for banning social media in schools

Dubai: Dubai Police will launch an awareness campaign in schools urging pupils to avoid surfing and chatting on social media sites when they are in school following complaints from parents about the practice. They would also coordinate with the Ministry of Education to address the issue and recommend banning online engagement by pupils while at schools. Brigadier Dr Mohammad Al ... Read More »

Facebook and Google Begin to Police Fake News

The 2016 U.S. Presidential election cycle won’t be soon forgotten. It shattered old conventions and introduced a completely new way of running a campaign, including fake news. No doubt some of that content was generated for political purposes. But, for better worse, some fake news was created simply for profit. For social media giants Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL), this ... Read More »

German Police Launch Mass Raids Over Online Hate Speech

German police on Wednesday launched nationwide raids targeting social media users who posted racial hatred on Facebook and other online networks. Police swooped on the homes of some 60 suspects across 14 of Germany’s 16 states, the BKA federal crime bureau said, in a crackdown on “verbal radicalism” and related criminal offences. No arrests were made but computer equipment, cameras ... Read More »

Mumbai Police Asks YouTube, facebook to block Tanmay Bhat Video

Mumbai Police said Monday they’d asked YouTube and fb to block a video poking amusing at cricketoutstanding Sachin Tendulkar, sparking the united states‘s today’s row over freedom of expression. comic Tanmay Bhat posted the clip, which additionally mocked well-known Indian movie singer Lata Mangeshkar, on his fb page remaining week, angering right-wing politicians in Mumbai who complained to police. Police ... Read More »

Punjabi Singer Goes Missing In Canada: Police

Peel Regional Police has issued a public notice to describe Punjabi singer. (Representational Image) TORONTO:  A 30-year-old Punjabi singer, who visited Canada for a music performance, has gone missing, prompting authorities to seek the public’s help in locating him. Lehmber Singh missed his return flight to India on November 5 at 6:30pm at the Person International Airport and his whereabouts ... Read More »