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Daily Mail
Fraudster who posed as the Pope’s banker jailed for 14 yearsLong-haired fraudster who posed as the Pope’s banker to fleece a Dutch shipping
Fraudster who posed as the Pope’s banker jailed for 14 years
Daily Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
Long-haired fraudster who posed as the Pope’s banker to fleece a Dutch shipping firm out of £73million is jailed for 14 years Luis Nobre, 49, said he could turn Allseas 100m euros into 1.2bn in 2 years Lived at five-star London hotel and splurged... Read more
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Evening Standard
Fraudster who posed as the Pope's banker jailed for 14 yearsA jetsetting conman who claimed to be the Pope's banker to swindle a shipping f
Fraudster who posed as the Pope's banker jailed for 14 years
Evening Standard / Posted 11 hours ago
A jetsetting conman who claimed to be the Pope's banker to swindle a shipping firm out of £73million was jailed for 14 years today. Luis Nobre, 49, protested his innocence to the end despite "overwhelming" evidence he was a key player in the... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
SFO convicts trio of £45m Ponzi fraudstersAuthorities have secured a trio of convictions over a conspiracy to defraud inv
SFO convicts trio of £45m Ponzi fraudsters
Money Marketing Online / Posted 19 hours ago
Authorities have secured a trio of convictions over a conspiracy to defraud investors as part of a London-based Ponzi scheme. Two men were convicted at Southwark Crown Court yesterday, while a third plead guilty ahead of the trial. The three men... Read more
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Evening Standard
Conman faces jail for posing as the Pope’s banker in £73m fraudA flamboyant fraudster is facing jail for posing as the Pope’s banker to fleece
Conman faces jail for posing as the Pope’s banker in £73m fraud
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
A flamboyant fraudster is facing jail for posing as the Pope’s banker to fleece a shipping firm out of £73 million. Luis Nobre, 49, duped Dutch shipping company Allseas Group Ltd into handing over vast sums by claiming he could get returns of 1,200... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Business Insider: Aussie media sensation makes NZ moveMotor company executive at the centre of high-profile court case makes good on
Business Insider: Aussie media sensation makes NZ move
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Motor company executive at the centre of high-profile court case makes good on his plan to set up a New Zealand company. Clyde Campbell is contesting claims that he mis-spent Fiat Chrysler Australia's money. Photo / News Corp The former boss of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Randy police officer secretly filmed himself having sex with prostitutesIrshad Kamal, 47, made dozens of films between 2010 and 2012 without informing
Randy police officer secretly filmed himself having sex with prostitutes
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Irshad Kamal, 47, made dozens of films between 2010 and 2012 without informing the women involved. His video library was discovered when a prostitute accused him of attacking her by tearing her clothes off and grabbing her by the throat after... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Disgraced Wimbledon police officer admits secretly filming himself with prostitutesA police officer charged has admitted secretly filming his intimate encounters
Disgraced Wimbledon police officer admits secretly filming himself with prostitutes
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
A police officer charged has admitted secretly filming his intimate encounters with sex workers. He made his guilty plea to voyeurism just two weeks after being cleared of sexually assaulting a prostitute PC Irshad Kamal is the second former Merton... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Forest Gate gang member jailed for role in car ringing operation Amir Rashid, from Forest Gate, has been sentenced to five years and four mont
Forest Gate gang member jailed for role in car ringing operation
Newham Recorder / Posted 6 days ago
Amir Rashid, from Forest Gate, has been sentenced to five years and four months in prison A man from Forest Gate has been jailed for his part in a major car ringing operation... Read more
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Evening Standard
‘Keyless’ car theft victims praise police operation as gang are jailedVictims of a “car-hacking” crimewave today hailed a police operation which resu
‘Keyless’ car theft victims praise police operation as gang are jailed
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
Victims of a “car-hacking” crimewave today hailed a police operation which resulted in lengthy jail terms for 11 members of a gang that stole expensive vehicles to order. The thieves used hand-held devices to bypass keyless security systems and... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Camden gang leader jailed for £1.5million car ringing scam Shiraz Khan was jailed for eight years A Camden man who led a gang which sto
Camden gang leader jailed for £1.5million car ringing scam
The Ham&High Network / Posted 7 days ago
Shiraz Khan was jailed for eight years A Camden man who led a gang which stole high-end cars across London and them made them appear legitimate has been jailed. Shiraz Khan co-ordinated... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Hampstead man ‘swindled 100-year-old woman out of more than £400,000’ A man “pillaged” more than £400,000 from the bank accounts of a 100-year-old
Hampstead man ‘swindled 100-year-old woman out of more than £400,000’
The Ham&High Network / Posted 8 days ago
A man “pillaged” more than £400,000 from the bank accounts of a 100-year-old cousin and sold her house, transferring the proceeds to himself, a court has heard. Edmund Fenton... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Hampstead fraudster ‘swindled 100-year-old woman out of more than £400,000’ A man “pillaged” more than £400,000 from the bank accounts of a 100-year-old
Hampstead fraudster ‘swindled 100-year-old woman out of more than £400,000’
The Ham&High Network / Posted 8 days ago
A man “pillaged” more than £400,000 from the bank accounts of a 100-year-old cousin and sold her house, transferring the proceeds to himself, a court has heard. Edmund... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Three men from Redbridge jailed for stealing high-value vehicles in a criminal gang Three men from Redbridge along with eight other gang members were jailed for
Three men from Redbridge jailed for stealing high-value vehicles in a criminal gang
Ilford Recorder / Posted 8 days ago
Three men from Redbridge along with eight other gang members were jailed for a total of 48 years for their involvement in stealing high-value vehicles across... Read more
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guardian-series
'Sophisticated' gang which stole expensive Range Rovers and BMWs jailedGangsters who stole millions of pounds worth of BMWs and Range Rovers from acro
'Sophisticated' gang which stole expensive Range Rovers and BMWs jailed
guardian-series / Posted 8 days ago
Gangsters who stole millions of pounds worth of BMWs and Range Rovers from across London have been jailed. 11 men, including four from Walthamstow and one from Leyton, were sentenced at Southwark Crown Court on Friday (January 29). Police launched... Read more
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Brisbane Times
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'London: Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has reportedly told friends and famil
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
London: Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has reportedly told friends and family he plans to release a comeback album called Justice For All featuring songs he's penned in England's Stafford Prison. The British newspaper The Sun has reported that... Read more
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The Age
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cel
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cell. Photo: PA London: Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has reportedly told friends and family he plans to release a comeback album called Justice For All featuring songs... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cel
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cell. Photo: PA London: Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has reportedly told friends and family he plans to release a comeback album called Justice For All featuring songs... Read more
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Canberra Times
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cel
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cell. Photo: PA London: Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has reportedly told friends and family he plans to release a comeback album called Justice For All featuring songs... Read more
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WA Today
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cel
New Rolf Harris album reportedly includes song called 'Can't Keep That Dingo Down'
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Reports suggest Rolf Harris is set to release an album penned in his London cell. Photo: PA London: Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has reportedly told friends and family he plans to release a comeback album called Justice For All featuring songs... Read more
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express
Extra £4billion for victims of PPI sends industry bill through the roof Barclays, HSBC and Lloyds Banking Group are expected to set aside an addition
Extra £4billion for victims of PPI sends industry bill through the roof
express / Posted 10 days ago
Barclays, HSBC and Lloyds Banking Group are expected to set aside an additional £4billion to compensate victims of payment protection insurance mis-selling, taking the industry... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
International News - WPMI Local 15UK: Cult leader sentenced to 23 years for abuse, rape January 30, 2016 16:25 G
International News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 10 days ago
UK: Cult leader sentenced to 23 years for abuse, rape January 30, 2016 16:25 GMT LONDON (AP) -- A cult leader in Britain has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for raping and sexually assaulting his female followers and keeping his daughter... Read more
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Daily Mail
Maoist cult leader Comrade Bala jailed for 23 YEARS'He deprived me of my family, childhood, friends and love... but I FORGIVE him'
Maoist cult leader Comrade Bala jailed for 23 YEARS
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
'He deprived me of my family, childhood, friends and love... but I FORGIVE him': Daughter of cult leader who kept her as a slave for THIRTY YEARS describes her ordeal as her 'narcissist psychopath' father is sentenced to die in jail Aravindan... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Cult leader who held Malaysian woman jailed 23 years for decades of abuse Published: 30 January 2016 12:23 PM Aravindan Balakrishnan arrives at Southw
Cult leader who held Malaysian woman jailed 23 years for decades of abuse
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 30 January 2016 12:23 PM Aravindan Balakrishnan arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London on November 25, 2015. Balakrishnan, 75, is jailed yesterday for 23 years... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 yearsA Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "sl
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "slave" for 30 years has been jailed for 23 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, brainwashed his cult into thinking he had God-like powers and could... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 yearsA Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "sl
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "slave" for 30 years has been jailed for 23 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, brainwashed his cult into thinking he had God-like powers and could... Read more
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The Hindu
23-year jail for Indian-origin Maoist cult leader in U.K.Aravindan Balakrishnan, a 75-year-old Indian-origin man who ran a secretive ext
23-year jail for Indian-origin Maoist cult leader in U.K.
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
Aravindan Balakrishnan, a 75-year-old Indian-origin man who ran a secretive extremist Maoist cult here, was on Friday sentenced to 23 years in jail by a U.K. court for a string of sexual assaults. Balakrishnan, known to his followers as Comrade... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 yearsA Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "sl
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "slave" for 30 years has been jailed for 23 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, brainwashed his cult into thinking he had God-like powers and could... Read more
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Bolton News
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 yearsA Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "sl
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "slave" for 30 years has been jailed for 23 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, brainwashed his cult into thinking he had God-like powers and could... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cult leader's daughter: 'A dehumanising psychopath - but I forgive him'But Katy, 33, added she had forgiven the diminutive despot who was jailed ytost
Cult leader's daughter: 'A dehumanising psychopath - but I forgive him'
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
But Katy, 33, added she had forgiven the diminutive despot who was jailed ytosterday for 23 years. She said her dad, 75, was a “narcissist and a psychopath”, adding: “Everybody else worshipping him, loving him, praising him, obeying him – he was... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 yearsA Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "sl
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years
Kingston Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a "slave" for 30 years has been jailed for 23 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, brainwashed his cult into thinking he had God-like powers and could... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Cult leader jailed after years of abuseA Maoist cult leader who raped followers and held his daughter captive for thre
Cult leader jailed after years of abuse
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader who raped followers and held his daughter captive for three decades has been jailed for 23 years. Judge Deborah Taylor told 75-year-old Aravindan Balakrishnan he had 'shown no remorse whatsoever' for his 'grave and serious... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Maoist cult leader who kept his daughter as SLAVE for 30 years is jailedControlling Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, brainwashed his followers into believin
Maoist cult leader who kept his daughter as SLAVE for 30 years is jailed
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
Controlling Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, brainwashed his followers into believing he had God-like powers and could read their mind. Known as 'Comrade Bala' he abused his daughter Katy Morgan-Davies, 33, formerly known in the press as Fran, who has... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UK Maoist cult leader jailed for 23 years for raping followersLONDON: A Maoist cult leader, convicted of raping and beating his brainwashed B
UK Maoist cult leader jailed for 23 years for raping followers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
LONDON: A Maoist cult leader, convicted of raping and beating his brainwashed British female followers and keeping his own daughter a fearful prisoner for more than three decades, was jailed for 23 years on Friday. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years | Irish Examiner Friday, January 29, 2016 - 04:29 pm A Maoist cult leader
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, January 29, 2016 - 04:29 pm A Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his... Read more
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London24
Jailed: Maoist cult leader who raped followers and ‘enslaved’ daughter Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan has been jailed for 23 years (Pictu
Jailed: Maoist cult leader who raped followers and ‘enslaved’ daughter
London24 / Posted 11 days ago
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan has been jailed for 23 years (Picture: PA Images) Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan, who raped two of his followers and kept... Read more
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Swissinfo
UK Maoist cult leader jailed for 23 years for raping followersLONDON (Reuters) - A Maoist cult leader, convicted of raping and beating his br
UK Maoist cult leader jailed for 23 years for raping followers
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A Maoist cult leader, convicted of raping and beating his brainwashed British female followers and keeping his own daughter a fearful prisoner for more than three decades, was jailed for 23 years on Friday. Aravindan Balakrishnan,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years Cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan is to be sentenced for raping two follower
Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan jailed for 23 years
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan is to be sentenced for raping two followers and imprisoning his daughter for 30 years A Maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his... Read more
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walesonline
Maoist cult leader who kept his daughter a 'slave' is jailed for 23 yearsA maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a “sl
Maoist cult leader who kept his daughter a 'slave' is jailed for 23 years
walesonline / Posted 11 days ago
A maoist cult leader who raped two of his followers and kept his daughter a “slave” for 30 years has been jailed for 23 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, brainwashed his cult into thinking he had God-like powers and could... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
UK: Cult leader sentenced to 23 years for abuse, rapeFILE - This is a Nov. 30, 2015 file photo of of Maoist cult leader Aravindan Ba
UK: Cult leader sentenced to 23 years for abuse, rape
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
FILE - This is a Nov. 30, 2015 file photo of of Maoist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan, arriving at Southwark Crown Court in London. Cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan, Friday Jan. 29, 2016 was sentenced to 23 years in prison for raping and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cult leader jailed for raping followers and 'enslaving' daughterA Maoist cult leader who raped his followers and kept his daughter a "slave" fo
Cult leader jailed for raping followers and 'enslaving' daughter
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader who raped his followers and kept his daughter a "slave" for decades has been jailed for 23 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, brainwashed his cult into thinking he had God-like powers and could read their... Read more
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International Business Times
Maoist cult leader jailed for 23 years for abusing followers and imprisoning daughter Aravindan Balakrishnan, the leader of a South London-based Maoist cult, has bee
Maoist cult leader jailed for 23 years for abusing followers and imprisoning daughter
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
Aravindan Balakrishnan, the leader of a South London-based Maoist cult, has been sentenced to 23 years in jail. The 75-year-old was convicted last year of the rape and sexual assault of his followers as well as the imprisonment of his daughter for... Read more
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Daily Star
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter jailed for 23 yearsCAGED: Cult leader raped followers and imprisoned daughter Aravindan Balakrish
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter jailed for 23 years
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
CAGED: Cult leader raped followers and imprisoned daughter Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual degradation" against the women over several decades. He brainwashed his followers... Read more
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express
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughters to be sentenced A MAOIST cult leader who raped his followers and kept his daughter a prisoner
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughters to be sentenced
express / Posted 11 days ago
A MAOIST cult leader who raped his followers and kept his daughter a prisoner for 30 years will be sentenced today. Aravindan Balakrishnan carried out a "brutal" campaign... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced « Shropshire StarAravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campa
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 11 days ago
Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual degradation" against the women over several decades. He brainwashed his followers into thinking he had God-like powers, and invented a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentencedA Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers an
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers and keeping his daughter a prisoner in the commune for 30 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentencedA Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers an
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced
Kingston Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers and keeping his daughter a prisoner in the commune for 30 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentencedA Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers an
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced
Oxford Mail / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers and keeping his daughter a prisoner in the commune for 30 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentencedA Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers an
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced
Streatham Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers and keeping his daughter a prisoner in the commune for 30 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual... Read more
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Bury Times
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentencedA Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers an
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced
Bury Times / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers and keeping his daughter a prisoner in the commune for 30 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual... Read more
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Gazette
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentencedA Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers an
Cult leader who raped followers and imprisoned daughter to be sentenced
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
A Maoist cult leader will be sentenced today for raping two of his followers and keeping his daughter a prisoner in the commune for 30 years. Aravindan Balakrishnan, 75, known as Comrade Bala, carried out a "brutal" campaign of violence and "sexual... Read more
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