Hollywood’s Sean Penn lied about ‘Chapo’ trafficking claim-lawyer

By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY, Jan 13 : Hollywood star Sean Penn lied when he reported that Mexican kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman told him he is the world’s foremost drugs trafficker, and he should be called to testify, one of Guzman’s lawyers said today. Guzman was recaptured on Friday, six months after staging a […]

Colombian drug lord gets 11 years prison in New Jersey

By Jonathan Stempel Undated, Jan 13 : A septuagenarian Colombian drug lord who has admitted to conspiring to traffic cocaine sold in the United States was ordered on Wednesday to spend 11 years in a US prison, federal prosecutors in New Jersey said. Salomon Camacho Mora, 71, was sentenced by US District Judge William Walls […]

Arrest, bail, arrest: TV comedian Kiku Sharda faces tough act

Chandigarh, Jan 13 : Actor Kiku Sharda, known for his comic role in popular TV show “Comedy Nights with Kapil”, was on Wednesday arrested, granted bail, released and arrested again for the same offence by Haryana Police. Booked and arrested by Haryana Police following a complaint that he spoofed controversial godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh […]

Three travel agents under probe for visa fraud

Bengaluru, Jan 13 : Three Bengaluru-based travel agents are being investigated by the crime branch for producing fake documents and counterfeit immigration stamps to secure British visas for their customers, police said on Wednesday. “As our investigation is at the initial stage, we are not in a position to share more details. We are yet […]

Man charged with vandalism at Los Angeles gurdwara

Washington, Jan 13 : A 21-year-old man has been accused of vandalising a Sikh temple property in California in December, and will be arraigned next month, according to a media report. Brodie Durazo of Buena Park, about 30 km from Los Angeles, has been charged with one felony count of vandalism of a religious property […]

HC reserves order on Pachauri’s bail cancellation

New Delhi, Jan 13 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a plea filed by a woman research analyst who has accused environmentalist R.K. Pachauri of sexual harassment to cancel the bail granted to him. Justice S.P. Garg posted the matter for order on January 28. Pachauri was “influencing” the witnesses […]