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Man thrashed to death on suspicion of mobile phone theft

KARACHI: The family of man who was severely torturing by several shopkeepers for allegedly stealing a mobile phone have filed a complaint against his death and called for legal action. The incident occurred yesterday in the Cantt Station area when a man, Ghulam Sarwar, was apprehended and severely thrashed on suspicion of stealing a mobile phone. The man was eventually handed over to the police who allegedly subjected him to further torture and he eventually lost his life in police custody. According to the…

Man lodges police complaint over lost wallet and the real culprit turns out to be dog

BEIJING: A man lost his wallet and he subsequently lodged a complaint over alleged theft, but little did he know that the real culprit would be someone beyond his imagination. A man who had complained about losing his wallet was shocked to find out the culprit behind the theft was a dog. According to a Daily Mail report, the man in Anqing city, China, reported to the police that his wallet was missing after he went out to play a card game with his friends. He stated that along with his bank cards and ID, around 2,000 yuan…

Italian man cleared of aubergine theft after nine years

ROME: An Italian man has finally been acquitted of stealing an aubergine nine years after first being charged, ending a legal wrangle over a piece of fruit worth pennies that cost taxpayers thousands. The man, then aged 49, had the incriminating aubergine in his bucket when police caught him trying to escape through a privately owned field near Lecce, in the southern region of Puglia, in 2009. While being taken away, he pleaded with the police that he had tried to steal the nightshade because he was unemployed and…

American Airlines apologizes to pro basketball players

CHICAGO: American Airlines has apologized to two professional basketball players who were kicked off a flight originating from Dallas, Texas, after being falsely accused of theft. The airline said it apologized to Marquis Teague and Trahson Burrell, both members of the National Basketball Association's minor league team Memphis Hustle, for the Christmas Eve incident, which came to light Tuesday. The two men, who are African-American, had boarded a flight operated by American's regional subsidiary Envoy Air. They were…

VIDEO: This bike lock makes thieves vomit ‘non-stop’

WASHINGTON: Have you ever been a victim of bike theft? Well, a new innovative lock is here that wont only deter such thievery but make the mugger pay the price. Many thieves are nowadays equipped with lock-picking equipment, bolt cutters, or power tools. Named SkunkLock, this new device is a hardened medium-carbon steel U-Lock that's as difficult to compromise as the strongest U-Locks, and comes with a surprise, says its inventor Daniel Idzkowski.  “After witnessing first hand, and becoming victims of bike theft…