Day: June 11, 2018

UK Home Secretary In Fresh promises To Halt Senseless Violence on London’s Streets

Sajid Javid today promised urgent action to halt the “senseless” violence on London’s streets as he told of his dismay at the latest attacks.

The Home Secretary said a series of short-term measures — including a further clampdown on offensive weapons — would be implemented immediately.

He was speaking at a meeting of the Government’s serious violence taskforce, with Met Commissioner Cressida Dick, Mayor Sadiq Khan and MPs.

He also backed more action against drugs gangs and early intervention to divert vulnerable young people from crime. It follows a surge in fatal stabbings and shootings, with more than 70 deaths.

“This senseless violence cannot go on and I — along with the police, community partners and cross-party colleagues — am committed to finding an urgent solution.”

The Mayor has blamed cuts for the problems. But Mr Javid rejected this, saying: “There will be those who say the increase in serious violence is solely a police funding issue — but I do not agree.

“We have already identified a range of complex issues, especially changes in the drugs market.”

Meanwhile,

Highly skilled migrants are still being dragged through the courts under threat of deportation from the UK for making minor and legal amendments to their taxes, despite a government promise that cases would be paused.

Opposition MPs have said the continuation of the process “smacks of a government department unjustly and incorrectly misusing a draconian power” and “shamelessly ruining innocent people’s lives”.

Last month, Sajid Javid promised “all applications potentially falling for refusal under the character and conduct provisions of paragraph 322(5) … have been put on hold pending the findings of the current review”.

The review, due to be completed by the end of May, has not yet reported. Applicants refused under 322(5), through which highly skilled migrants who have made minor mistakes in their taxes can be deported, are receiving letters saying it will now not conclude until July at the earliest.

However, despite Javid’s promise the Guardian has learned of a number of cases that are active. Among them are two brothers who came to the UK from Pakistan in 2006, who have been labelled as threats to the UK’s national security – by dint of their cases falling under anti-terror legislation – and told to immediately leave the country because they owed the HMRC £1.60 and £1.20.

Another case is that of Avais Kawos, a specialist NHS physiotherapist with two young children – one born in Britain – who has been forced to leave the UK under paragraph 322(5) for a legal tax amendment so minor that he didn’t owe the HMRC a penny in either fine or penalty.

A Home Office spokesperson said: “The only cases which are on hold are those that have yet to be decided. We are continuing to defend refusals in court where we consider that the decision was correct, and it has been checked under the terms of the review.”

The Home Office’s ongoing use of 322(5) has angered politicians. SNP MP Alison Thewliss has organised a debate about the issue on Wednesday 13 June, which a number of MPs with constituents affected by 322(5) plan to

 

Evening Standard; The Guardian

 

 

Did Exposure of Adulterous Relationship By Lover Who Swindled Her Out Of N10M Cause Suicide Woman To Jump Into Lagoon?

Unconfirmed allegations reaching BaronessJ say the woman who committed suicide  by jumping into the Lagos lagoon on Sunday was the same woman involved with an Otunba with whom she was having adulterous relations.
The allegations claim Otunba had revealed his affair with the Texas based woman and posted nude pictures of them together on social media after she tried to end the relationship.
Allegedly, this public exposure led her husband, a Mr Tunde working in a Lagos bank to carry out DNA tests on the couple’s 3 grown up kids but none of the kids were found to be his.
It is assumed that this compounded shame is what led to her jumping into the lagoon.
Reports obtained by us also allege that the Otunba in a show of vindictiveness, had smeared pictures of the couple in compromising positions all over social media in retaliation of her demanding the repayment of  a N10m loan.

 

An earlier whatsapp video had shown the woman known simply as Toyin, ordering the arrest of the Otunba from a hospital bed
A purported whatsapp exchange between the 2 also hints at a joint killing of an 11 year kid for money rituals.
None of these allegations nor the characters involved this story have yet been confirmed but we shall keep our readers updated

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