crime in the East

Illegal horns seized in Kazakhstan

Three residents of the Karaganda region were detained by law enforcement officers of Kazakhstan after 274 saiga horns and hunting weapons of various brands were found in their car, the deputy chief of the police department of the region, Abil …

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Drunken thief caught red-handed in Turkestan region

A resident of the Turkestan region was detained red-handed while trying to finish his business being intoxicated, Polisia.kz reports. The call was received by the police yesterday. The caller said that an unknown man was taking a TV set …

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Kazakhstani border guards use UAV to detain suspect

Kazakhstani border guards detained a citizen of Kyrgyzstan who was on the wanted list and tried to illegally enter the country, the press service of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan reported. Yesterday, the border guards of …

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Diesel-fuel ‘garage’ lab exposed in Kazakhstan

An underground artisan diesel production company was liquidated in the Pavlodar region, the press service of the Financial Monitoring Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Finance informs. Specialists of the Department of Economic …

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Shooting renews in Korat

Soldiers and police have launched a joint hunt for Sergeant-Major Jakapan Thomma, who allegedly went on a shooting rampage in Nakhon Ratchasima province, gunning down at least 16 people with some 15 people injured, The Nation …

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Thai soldier opens fire and kills at least 10 people

A soldier in northern Thailand shot multiple people on Saturday, killing at least 10, and was holed up at a popular shopping mall, police said, CBS News reports. A police officer contacted by phone in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima said the …

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Turkey detains 200 servicemen

Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in the breakaway state of Northern Cyprus, France 24 reports with a reference to the Turkish state media. The personnel were arrested over their …

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Yacht hijackers caught in Turkey

Four people, including a Russian citizen, were detained in Turkey. The yacht which they were driving had been hijacked in early April of this year from the Spanish port of Palma. The rest of the detainees are Turkish citizens. …

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About 2 tons of drugs seized over in Iran

Police seized about 2 tons of drugs in southeastern Iran in the provinces of Sistan and Baluchistan, the head of the provincial police, Mohammed Ghanbari, reported. According to him, the criminal group that is engaged in drug …

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France supports  criticism of Saudi Arabia

France condemns the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul and wants an in-depth investigation of the case, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Saturday, Reuters reports.  …

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Group of militants eliminated in Derbent

In Derbent, the officers of the law enforcement agencies eliminated a group of militants in the framework of the counter-terrorism operation. The special operation continues, a source in the law enforcement agencies of Dagestan said. He …

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11 Saudi princes arrested for protesting at ruling palace

Saudi police have arrested 11 princes for protesting at the ruling palace in Riyadh and refusing to leave, sources confirmed to Sabq local online news on Saturday, Xinxua reports. The princes protested over the decision of the Saudi …

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Drug dealers arrested in Istanbul

Police officers in Istanbul neutralized a group of drug traffickers during a special operation conducted this morning, the local law enforcement agency informed. All detainees are the citizens of Turkey. A large consignment of …

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Iranian TV executive shot dead in Istanbul

The Iranian founder of a popular Farsi-language satellite television network has been shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, according to Turkish media, months after reportedly being convicted of spreading …

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