Philippines – Last Thursday, Darren Manaog Penaredondo, 28, took an evening trip to buy drinking water in the city of General Trias, a part of Cavite province. This late-night excursion would turn into his last. As the harmless trip to buy drinking water would put him in violation of the countries strict COVID protocols.
Following the disappearance of Sarah Everard, authorities in England arrested a police officer on suspicion for kidnap Tuesday. Later, the suspicion raised to murder.
Officer Rodney Vicknair had an established history of misconduct over his years of his service; from harassment to stalking. The latest allegations against him are shaping out to be the most horrific yet. When the teenage girl was released from the hospital, Vicknair allegedly began the next four months gaining her trust, sexually harassing her, and eventually progressing to sexually abusing her.
Indian police named Disha Ravi as a “key conspirator” in the “formulation and dissemination” of literature inciting insurrection against the government. For her contribution to a “toolkit”, a document meant to assist farmers in their protest against the latest agricultural laws, the 22-year-old was arrested.
Sister Abhaya’s publicized murder is shedding light on a long history of corruption that runs deep in some of the most modern religious institutions. Allegations of sexual crimes are often the ones that go unanswered. Along with corroboration with even the highest law enforcement, many of these crimes go unpunished.
The founder of Wondery is facing federal corruption charges.