Beheading

  • Man arrested for beheading boy over superstition June 23, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly beheading a boy out of superstition for well being of his own ailing children even as his accomplice surrendered before a court in Bihar's Patna district in this connection, a police officer said on Monday. The accused Tuntun Mahto was arrested from the Badi...
  • Beheaded soldier's family hits out at UPA, SP; says will vote for BJP April 16, 2014

    Mathura: In the election season, the disgruntled family of beheaded Indian soldier Hemraj Singh has hit out at the Central and the Uttar Pradesh government, blaming them for making promises and not keeping them. The family now says that it will vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party this time. It's...
  • Pakistani Taliban claims beheading 23 soldiers February 17, 2014

    A faction of Pakistani Taliban has claimed that they have beheaded 23 soldiers kidnapped by them in 2010, an incident that could affect the fledgling peace talks with the government. In a statement sent to media outlets late Sunday night, the Mohmand Agency Taliban chief Umar Khalid Khurasani said that they...
  • Two brothers, who went missing, found beheaded February 17, 2014

    The beheaded bodies of two children, who are brothers, was found on Sunday in an Uttar Pradesh village, police said on Monday. The incident occurred in Lakhimpur Kheri district's Pasgawan village, about 120 km from Lucknow. The brothers, Mohit Dixit (10) and Rochak (8), went missing last week. After searching for them...
  • Beheaded body of man found January 10, 2014

    A beheaded body of a man was on Friday found in Sirsaganj area in the district. The body was recovered from Girdhari Lal Inter College on Friday morning, station officer Dheeraj Pal said. He said efforts are being made to identify the victim. ...
  • West Bengal: Now, Trinamool MLA threatens to behead Congress leader July 21, 2013

    Kolkata: As a controversy rages over a ruling Trinamool Congress leader asking party workers to attack houses of Independent candidates in the ongoing panchayat polls, a Trinamool legislator on Sunday publicly threatened to decapitate a Congress leader. The threat was directed at Bapi Dutta, a Congress leader of Birbhum district. "Bapi...
  • Suspect in British soldier murder blows kisses in dock June 4, 2013

    London: One of two men charged with murdering a British soldier on a busy London street appeared in court for the first time on Monday, blowing kisses to a supporter in the public gallery and clutching what appeared to be a Koran. Michael Adebolajo, 28, was remanded in custody until a...
  • Suspected attacker of French soldier under investigation June 1, 2013

    Paris: A Muslim convert suspected of stabbing a French soldier in a religiously motivated attack was placed under formal investigation on Friday over an apparent act of terrorism, prosecutors said, a move that could lead to a trial. Alexandre Dhaussy, 22, was brought before an anti-terrorism judge who determined there was...
  • UK soldier beheading: Suspect appears in court May 30, 2013

    London: One of the two main suspects, charged with murdering a British soldier in a terror attack on a busy London street last week, on Thursday appeared in handcuffs in a court here to confirm his name and address. Michael Adebowale, a 22-year-old Londoner of Nigerian descent, spoke only to...
  • Protesters rally in London over beheading of soldier May 28, 2013

    London: Supporters of the far right English Defence League rallied in Central London shouting anti-Islamic slogans in protest over the beheading of a soldier last week. Two war memorials have also been vandalised in the city. Three men arrested in London were on Monday released on bail while the two main...
  • UK: 1 more person stabbed on London street near Woolwich May 27, 2013

    London: A 20-year-old man has been stabbed in Woolwich here, days after British Drummer Lee Rigby was butchered and beheaded near the same spot, police said on Monday. The victim was stabbed on Sunday evening just 300 metres from where Drummer Rigby was struck by a car and hacked to...
  • Soldier's stabbing could be act of terrorism: Minister May 27, 2013

    Paris: The stabbing of a French soldier near Paris by a man who is still on the run bore the hallmarks of Islamist terrorism, the interior minister said on Sunday, and police said it may have been inspired by the murder of a British serviceman in London. Anti-terrorism investigators are hunting...
  • British government to target radical Muslim preachers May 27, 2013

    London: The British government, facing criticism over the killing of a soldier by suspected Islamists in a London street, is to set up a new group to combat radical Muslim preachers and others whose words could encourage violence. Prime Minister David Cameron's office said on Sunday the group aimed to fight...
  • French police search for man who stabbed soldier May 27, 2013

    Paris: French anti-terrorism investigators were combing video surveillance tapes on Sunday as they continued their manhunt for a suspect who stabbed a soldier in the throat in the commercial district of La Defense outside Paris. The 23-year-old soldier, Cedric Cordier, was in uniform patrolling the busy underground corridors where shops and...
  • Suspected killer of British soldier was arrested in Kenya May 27, 2013

    London: One of two men arrested over the murder of a British soldier in a London street was detained in Kenya in 2010 on suspicion of seeking to train with an al Qaeda-linked group in Somalia, Kenyan police said on Sunday. Confirmation that Michael Adebolajo was held in Kenya and deported...
  • France: Soldier stabbed on the outskirts of Paris May 26, 2013

    Paris: A French soldier was stabbed in the throat in a busy commercial district on the outskirts of Paris on Saturday, and France's President said authorities are investigating any possible links with the recent slaying of a British soldier. President Francois Hollande said the identity of the attacker was unknown...
  • UK soldier beheading: Three more arrested May 26, 2013

    London: British police arrested three more suspects in connection with the savage killing of an off-duty soldier that has raised fresh concerns about terrorism. Scotland Yard said counter-terrorism officers arrested two men, aged 24 and 28, at a residential address in southeast London on Saturday. A third man, 21, was arrested...
  • World View: What links known Islamist groups with Woolwich killing? May 25, 2013

    In this episode of World View, CNN-IBN's Suhasini Haidar brings you the latest in Woolwich killing in London and links there are to known Islamic groups. ...
  • Lee was due to come home: Wife of slain UK soldier May 25, 2013

    London: The family of the British soldier who was beheaded by two armed men outside a military barrack in Woolwich in London have expressed their sorrow and grief on the soldier's death. Lee Rigby was due to travel home from London to see them this weekend, his family informed. "I just...
  • There are signs of new conservatism among the young in UK: Sanjay Suri May 24, 2013

    The beheading of Lee Rigby in broad daylight in Woolwich, London, has got authorities in the UK, Europe and the US brainstorming over the possibility of 'homegrown' terror groups taking over the mantle of jehadi terror from trans-national entities like al-Qaeda. With groups like al-Muhajiroun, led by Anjem Choudhary, operating...
  • UK: Woman who confronted soldier's killers becomes a national hero May 24, 2013

    London: A brave scout leader 48-year-old Ingrid Loyau-Kennett has become an unlikely star after confronting two alleged attackers who beheaded a British soldier outside military barracks in Woolwich in London. Kennett arrived at the spot soon after the soldier Drummer Lee Rigby was beheaded and tried to convince one of...
  • UK soldier beheading could spark reprisal attacks against Muslims May 24, 2013

    Many fear that the soldier beheading incident in London would spark reprisal attacks against Muslims. England's far-right protest groups called for a protest shortly after the attack in Woolwich. The English Defense League used social media to rally its supporters. ...
  • London attack: Scotland Yard arrests two more people May 24, 2013

    London: The Scotland Yard on Thursday arrested two more people, including a woman, in connection with the murder of a soldier on a busy London street by two suspected Islamist extremists, as Prime Minister David Cameron vowed the country would remain resolute in its opposition to terrorism. A man...
  • Soldier beheaded: UK police raids house in Lancashire May 23, 2013

    London is in shock after a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich. ...
  • UK will never give in to terror: British PM David Cameron May 23, 2013

    London: British Police on Thursday carried out raids to probe the murder of a soldier who was butchered and beheaded on a busy London street by two suspected Islamist extremists, as Prime Minister David Cameron vowed the country would remain resolute in its opposition to terrorism. After chairing an emergency...
  • London attackers are British of Nigerian origin: Source May 23, 2013

    London: British authorities believe that two men accused of hacking a soldier to death on a London street in revenge for wars in Muslim countries are British of Nigerian descent, a source close to the investigation said on Thursday. Local media named one of the two suspects as British-born, 28-year-old Londoner...
  • UK soldier beheading: Emergency committee to meet May 23, 2013

    London: The British government's emergency committee is going to meet after two attackers butchered a man in a brutal daylight attack in London amid fears that terrorism has returned to the capital. Prime Minister David Cameron says there are strong indications it was an act of terrorism and his top advisers...
  • UK: Woman onlooker told the London attacker that he will lose May 23, 2013

    Islamabad: "You're going to lose," a brave woman told one of the two machete-wielding London attackers who killed a soldier. "You're going to lose. It's only you versus many," said Ingrid Loyau-Kennett as she tried keep the attacker talking so he would not kill anyone else. Two men carrying weapons brutally...
  • UK: Cameron calls beheading of soldier 'an appalling murder' May 23, 2013

    London: Two men with butcher knives hacked another to death on Wednesday near a London military barracks and one then went on video to explain the crime - shouting political statements, gesturing with bloodied hands and waving a meat cleaver. Soon after, arriving police shot and wounded the unidentified assailants...
  • Beheading soldier was revenge for UK army crimes abroad: Attacker May 23, 2013

    London: In a shocking attack, a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich in London. The two men were shot by police as they arrived on the scene minutes later. One of the suspects was recorded going on a rant brandishing bloody meat cleavers...