BANGALORE, India (CMC) - Chris Gayle’s Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) remained in contention for play-off berth beating Chennai Super Kings by 24 runs in their final league game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Saturday.
Gayle hit four sixes in a knock of 28 before he was caught by Mike Hussey of a delivery ...more »
LONDON, England (AP) -- British police say a 16-year-old boy who used prosthetics and dreadlocks to conduct armed robberies in disguise has been jailed for five years.
Police say Miles Alura pretended to be an elderly man with facial prosthetics, make-up and a hair piece to steal 50,000 pounds (US$79,500) of jewellery from a shop in Kent in July. They say he produced two handguns and tied up employees before fleeing.
That robbery was linked to one in London a month earlier when Alura wore fake dreadlocks to rob a jeweller of 100,000 pounds (US$159,000) worth of stock.
Alura was jailed Friday at Kingston Crown Crown Court.
Two teenage accomplices who cannot be named for legal reasons were sentenced to three years in jail and a 12-month detention order.
POST A COMMENT
1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper – email addresses will not be published.
2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.
3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.
4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.