UP jails no more ‘fun’ centres for criminals: Yogi Adityanath

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The chief minister warned that his government will not let mafias have their say.

Jails in Uttar Pradesh are no more “fun” centres for criminals and they have turned into “reform homes” for them, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Sunday.

The chief minister proclaimed it while inaugurating and laying foundation stones for 122 developmental projects worth ₹ 245 crore in Sant Kabir Nagar district.

The projects also included the district prison built at ₹ 126 crore.

“We have converted state jails into reform homes where criminals are being given an opportunity to reform. The UP jails are no more

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Police Ambushed by ‘Violent Career Criminal’ With Automatic Weapon in Newly Released Video

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A newly released video shows Florida sheriff’s deputies being ambushed last month by a suspect described as a “violent career criminal.”

The incident occurred on Aug. 30 near West Melbourne as a routine traffic stop, according to KABC. Deputies with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office had pulled over a vehicle with three adult passengers and a two-month-old infant.

After making some conversation with the two others, the deputies ask the third passenger to exit the vehicle.

As seen in the video, that passenger quickly exits the vehicle and opens fire on the officers with an automatic firearm, forcing them to

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Police Chief: Don’t shoot at criminals, call police – Daily Leader

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Homeowners cannot legally shoot someone who is trespassing on their property or breaking into a vehicle.

Brookhaven Police Chief Kenneth Collins made the statement during Tuesday’s regular meeting of the City’s Board of Aldermen.

“Don’t hurt anybody inside your car or on your property,” Collins said. “Call the police. Let us handle it.”

The question has come up multiple times in recent weeks as property owners are frustrated over burglary and attempted burglaries.

In addition to reporting to law enforcement, several Brookhaven residents have taken to social media to warn their neighbors and air their frustrations over the issue.


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9/11 should have led to a criminal investigation, not a war | Al-Qaeda

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The politics of fear, with its foundation in lies, is an effective way of manipulating any electorate. Perhaps it has never been so effectively applied as it was by consecutive US presidents in the wake of 9/11, when they took al-Qaeda, with its slingshot, and portrayed Osama bin Laden’s motley crew as Goliath.

Later, when bin Laden was assassinated, the US found an annotated list of al-Qaeda members dated from 2002. There were only 170 names. He had identified 20 who were dead – only seven had achieved the bizarre goal of being “martyred” – 11 had been detained by

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As marijuana market disappears criminals turn to alcohol, logging, extortion

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Mexico remains the main international provider of marijuana for the United States, but this has greatly diminished since 2013, forcing certain criminal groups to adapt and look for other funds.

As more U.S. states move towards legalization, “Mexican marijuana has largely been supplanted by domestic-produced marijuana,” according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) 2020 National Drug Threat Assessment.

The report shows marijuana seizures along the southwest U.S.-Mexico border declined by more than 81% between 2013 and 2020, suggesting Mexican crime groups have significantly scaled down their marijuana trafficking operations.

A high-ranking Sinaloa Cartel operative in Sonora state told

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