Tag Archives: Arrested

Two Suspected Sumatran Tiger Skin Sellers Arrested in Aceh

FLY — Head of the Balai Gakkum Sumatra Region Section I Medan, Haluanto Ginting, said that two suspects, namely MAS (47) and SH (30), sellers of Sumatran tiger skins were arrested on Jalan Raya Bireun-Takengon, Gegerung Village, Wih Pesam District, Regency of North Sumatra. Bener Meriah, Aceh Province, Monday (25/10). …

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150 People Arrested in US-European Drug Sales Investigation

US federal law enforcement agencies and the European Union’s law enforcement agency, Europol, announced arrests to stop a global operation selling illegal drugs over the internet. Officials at the US Department of Justice said they arrested 150 people accused of selling illegal drugs, including counterfeit opioids (painkillers) and cocaine, through …

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US-Europe ‘Darknet’ drug raid, at least 150 arrested

After a 10-month investigation, law enforcement in America and Europe arrested at least 150 people suspected of trafficking drugs through the dark network, the US Justice Department said Tuesday. Officers also confiscated more than $31 million in cash and cryptocurrencies as well as 45 firearms. Darknet is an internet network …

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Government Officials Arrested, Internet Cut Off, and Airports Closed

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is under house arrest in what appears to be a military coup, according to local TV reports. Citing family sources, news agencies Reuters reported that military forces raided the prime minister’s residence Monday morning. Four cabinet ministers and a civilian member of the ruling sovereign …

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Due to Old Job, US Journalist Arrested in Myanmar

An American journalist, who has been detained for nearly five months in military-controlled Myanmar, is being prosecuted for alleged abuses by the news agency where he once worked. He was charged more than six months after leaving the media, the journalist’s lawyer said Friday. Danny Fenster was detained at Yangon …

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Iraq Claims to Have Arrested Top ISIS Leader

Iraq said Monday it had detained a top ISIS leader and al-Qaida member who worked in cross-border operations. Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi broke the news, referring to the man as Sami Jassem, who oversaw ISIS’s financial operations and was the deputy leader of ISIS under the late Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. …

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