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Manfred Genditzki waits for the pronouncement of his judgement at court in Munich, southern Germany, on July 7, 2023. - After more than 13 years in prison, the accused in the so-called bathtub case was finally acquitted. The regional court in Munich overturned a previous verdict in which former caretaker Manfred Genditzki had been sentenced to life imprisonment in the year 2012. (Photo by Karl-Josef Hildenbrand / POOL / AFP)

German cleared of ‘bathtub murder’ after 13 years in jail

A German court on Friday exonerated a former custodian who had spent more than 13 years in prison for the suspected murder of an elderly woman found in a bathtub.
1 year ago
Managing Director/CEO of LAWMA, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni (Third left) with officials of the agency during recent crushing of carts in Ogudu, Lagos

LAWMA secures jail terms for environmental offenders

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has secured jail terms of two months for three persons over various environmental offences, while a judgment for another person who patronised a cart pusher
2 years ago
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 04, 2021 Former South African president Jacob Zuma addresses the media in his home in Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal. - South Africa's ex-president Jacob Zuma handed himself in to police late on July 7, 2021 to begin serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of court, his foundation said. (Photo by Emmanuel Croset / AFP)

Zuma slams ‘dictatorship’ South Africa after jail sentence upheld

Jacob Zuma on Monday said South Africa was becoming a "constitutional dictatorship" after the country's highest court upheld its decision
3 years ago
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