Topic / Crime

Pastor’s wife was treated as a ‘sex slave’ and frequently raped

In a harrowing TV interview, Australian Joy Harris, 63, above, spoke for the first time this week about the horrific treatment she suffered for years at the hands of her abusive husband, an fanatical Baptist pastor who is currently serving a five year jail term for raping her. Speaking in a 60 Minutes exclusive, the […]

Sadistic Muslim teacher caged for 13 years for child sex abuse

Mohammed Haji Sadiq, 81, who taught Koran studies at a mosque in Wales, was sentenced yesterday (Friday) to 13 years in jail for sexually assaulting young girls. Sadiq, who worked at the Madina Mosque for more than 30 years, denied 15 counts of indecent and sexual assault, but was found guilty of all but one […]

Rabbi among those arrested in NJ benefits fraud investigation

Rabbi Zalmen Sorotzkin, 39, who runs the Congregation Lutzk synagogue in Lakewood, New Jersey, was caught up today (Monday) in a series of raids by federal and state authorities investigating welfare fraud. His wife and three other couples were arrested. According to this report, federal prosecutors said the arrests stemmed from a massive joint investigation […]

UK mum forces investigation into son’s circumcision

A British mother has set up a petition calling on the authorities to prevent an NHS doctor in Nottingham – Balvinder Mehat, 61 above – from circumcising minors. Her action follows an incident in which her three-month-old son was circumcised without her permission for religious reasons in July 2013. The petition says: Circumcision is a […]

Flaming June proves a harsh month for Church of England

First, came an accusation in mid-June from two Anglican churches in the UK that an ‘an unholy trinity’ – Justin Welby, left, the Archbishop of Canterbury, John Sentamu, centre, the Archbishop of York, and Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford – were all guilty of ‘ false teaching and practice’ with regard to homosexuality. The news […]

Ex-pastor lived high on the hog in Australia on stolen cash

David Owen Parkinson’s lavish lifestyle, funded by $3-million (£1.7-million) stolen in property investment scams, came to an abrupt end today when he was jailed for seven years and eight months.  According to this report, Parkinson, 63 is a former Adelaide real estate agent who used his position as a trusted pastor to steal the money […]

Terror attack was UK’s ‘worst example of Islamophobia’

Following a terrorist attack in London that targeted Muslims near a mosque in the early hours of this morning, Harun Khan, of the Muslim Council of Britain, said on Twitter: The Financial Times reports that this latest attack in the capital occurred near a Muslim community centre in north London. The Muslim Council of Britain […]

Woman arrested over beach exorcism of her daughter, 11

Police in Ferndale, California, have commended the actions of a man who intervened when Kimberly Felder, 45, attacked her daughter on a beach. According to this report, Felder stripped her child naked on Centreville Beach yesterday and shoved handfuls of sand in the child’s eyes and mouth. Officials said Felder stated she was trying to free […]

Connecticut pastor charged with stealing a $1.5-m church

‘Bishop’ Franklin L Fountain, 55, above, has been charged with first-degree larceny and second-degree forgery in connection with the theft of the Fountain of Youth Cathedral in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Fountain allegedly altered the deed documents of the property at 324 Madison Ave and sold it to himself for just $1.00. According to this report, Fountain […]

Vicious Christian jailed for exorcism assault on daughter

William Ellis Watt, above, a Michigan man with a long history of violence, has been sent to prison for assaulting his daughter during the course of an exorcism. According to this report, Watt of Gregory was sentenced to one to 10 years in prison for an incident that occurred last September. A police report, filed […]