Men of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a 19-year-old Olufowoke Oladunjiye Emmanuel, a National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos for blackmailing veteran singer, Queen Salawa Abeni with her ”nude photos”. The police launched an investigation into the matter when the […]
Ontario judge says crimes were ‘pure evil,’ but factored guilty plea and age into sentencing decision
Serial killer Bruce McArthur will be eligible to apply for parole after spending at least 25 years in prison for the murders of eight men in Toronto, a judge ordered on Friday.
McArthur, 67, will be 91 when his first chance at parole comes up.
In his sentencing decision, Ontario Superior Court Justice John McMahon noted the gruesomeness of McArthur’s crimes, but said there is a “fine line between retribution and vengeance.”
He also told the packed University Avenue courtroom that there is very little chance the former landscaper will ever be granted parole.