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Squid Game Actor O Yeong-su Charged With Sexual Misconduct

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Squid Game actor O Yeong-su has been charged with sexual misconduct, South Korean judicial officials say.

Fidel Info reports that The 78-year-old is accused of touching a woman inappropriately in 2017, officials said.

Mr O has denied the allegation according to local media.

He became the first South Korean actor to win a Golden Globe award for best supporting actor in a series after his performance in the chart-topping Netflix thriller earlier this year.

The alleged victim first filed a complaint with the police against Mr O in December last year, according to Yonhap news agency. But the case was closed in April without a charge being brought against Mr O.

The prosecution has now reopened the investigation “at the request of the victim.”

Mr O has now been charged without detention, it adds.

Following the charge, Seoul’s culture ministry decided to stop broadcasting a government commercial featuring Mr O, according to local reports cited by AFP news agency.

Squid Game – Netflix’s most popular series of all time – is a thriller series which tells the story of debt-ridden people competing for a huge cash prize in a deadly series of children’s games.

Mr O plays the oldest participant in the survival competition.

Source: BBC

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35-Year-Old Man Charged For Defiling Daughter

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A 35-year-old father, Temitayo Bamiro, has been arraigned before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old daughter.

Fidel Info reports that that on the lone count against him, Bamiro entered a not guilty plea.

Dr. Simon Uche, the prosecution, informed the court that the defendant had violated the law on January 7 at the Iba New Site in Ojo, Lagos.

He claimed that Bamiro had a history of abusing his daughter sexually and had repeatedly forced his anus into her body.

The case was postponed to February 22, 2023, for mention, by the sitting Magistrate, Mr. L.J.K. Layeni, who also submitted the case file to the Directorate of Public Prosecutions for legal counsel.

Additionally, he mandated that Bamiro be detained in the Badagry Custodial Center.

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JUST IN: Bandits Set Cleric Ablaze In Niger

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Reverend Father Isaac Achi of the Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church was burned to death by bandits in an early-morning attack on Kafin Koro Community in the Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State.

Fidel Info reports that the bandits broke into the neighborhood at around one in the morning and started firing randomly as they made their way to the Rev. Father’s hilltop apartment.

Paul, a local resident, said that the bandits split into two groups. While some went to the Catholic priest’s official residence, the others stayed in the town and opened fire to ward off any potential interference.

Paul stated that when the bandits couldn’t assess the late Achi’s residence after a long while, they set the building ablaze and waited until it burnt to ashes with him in it.

The Divisional Police Officer was said to have been reached but couldn’t get to Achi until he died.

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Armed Men Attack NDLEA Operatives In Lagos

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Armed men opened fire on National Drug Law Enforcement Agency agents on Monday night on Awolowo Road in an attempt to stop them from apprehending the driver of a truck carrying several bags of marijuana.

Fidel Info reports that the armed individuals, who are thought to be associated with an unnamed security organization, also broke into one of the anti-drug agency’s working vehicles.

A few military personnel intervened, averting what would have been a bloodbath as the armed men fled the scene with the truck’s driver and abandoned the vehicle.

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