Topic / Crime

South Korean woman jailed in Germany for exorcism death

A court in Frankfurt this week sentenced a 44-year-old woman to six years in prison for her role in an exorcism that led to the death of her 41-year-old South Korean cousin. The trial, according to this report, also involved four other South Korean nationals who were all related to the female victim, including her […]

Cathedral cops will soon regain the power to arrest wrongdoers

At a ceremony due to take place later this year, York Minster’s police force will be given full police powers. According to this report, although it is a private police force, the Minster’s eight-strong squad of officers has undergone specialist training and that, for the first time almost 80 years, will have the power to […]

Deacon arrested for plotting to poison top Georgian cleric

Deacon Giorgi Mamaladze, left, Director of the Property Department of the Georgian Orthodox Church, has been charged with conspiracy to murder a top cleric. Officials, according to the Guardian, suspect him of planning to kill Georgian patriarch, Ilia II, right, who is recuperating from gall-bladder surgery in Berlin. Mamaladze, who is also the Director General […]

Fatal church beating: dead teen’s parents jailed in NY

Bruce Leonard, 66,  and his wife Deborah, 60. above, were sentenced this week to 10 and five years in prison following the death of 19-year-old Lucas Leonard who received fatal injuries at the Word of Life Christian Church in New Hartford. Lucas’s brother Christopher, who was 17 at the time of the beating was severely […]

RCC spokesman in tears over Australian abuse revelations

The enormity of child sexual abuse within the Australian Catholic Church has been revealed after years of investigations – and prompted a tearful senior Church official say today (Monday): These numbers are shocking. They are tragic and they are indefensible. According to this report, between 1950 and 2015, seven percent of Australian priests were accused […]

Court hears ‘vile’ Muslim child abusers shout ‘God is great’

Tayab Dad, above left, and Amjad Ali, right, shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ (‘God is great’) when they were sentenced in Sheffield Crown Court this week for their involvement in the sexual abuse of two girls in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, nearly 20 years ago. According to this report, they were among six men who were jailed this […]

Sadistic Christian ‘morality campaigner’ accused of abuse

In a programme scheduled to be screened tonight (Friday) Channel 4 News will report that John Smyth QC, above, a former friend of the Archbishop of Canterbury now living in South Africa, had forced young men to endure savage beatings after grooming them at Christian holiday camps in the late Seventies. An Ungodly Crime? will […]

Devout Ten Commandments sheriff faces jail in Tennessee

A few years back, the County Sheriff in Rutherford, Tennessee – Robert Arnold, above –  posted a framed copy of the Ten Commandments inside the lobby of the sheriff’s department, which also serves as a jail. He also adorned the premises with the Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights. At least one resident  – […]

Teacher’s sex offences blamed on strict Muslim upbringing

Linda Hardan, 22, a former substitute teacher in New Jersey, has been sentenced to a three-years in prison for sending raunchy nude photos and  engaging in oral sex with three different male teen students. According to this report, Hardan’s defence attorney, Alissa Hascup, told judge Miguel de la Carrera that Hardan’s strict Muslim upbringing had […]