October 8, 2019

Three boats set on fire

Initial investigations revealed that the boats were set on fire over a private dispute.All three boats were anchored near the shore with no one onboard when they were set on fire. The police are investigating an incident where three fishing boats and fishing equipment had been set on fire last night in Tangalle.A complaint over the incident had been lodged with the police early this morning, the police media unit said.

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September 25, 2019

Soham murders Why did Ian Huntley kill Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman

first_imgIt’s 15 years since Ian Huntley murdered Soham schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman in a crime that shocked the nation. After killing the two girls in August 2002, Huntley repeatedly lied to the media – alongside his fiancee Maxine Carr – before being arrested two weeks after the ten year-olds were reported missing. What happened to Holly and Jessica? Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. While Huntley was sentenced to 40 years behind bars for the murders in 2002 and is not eligible for parole until 2042, Carr was released in 2004. After slipping out unnoticed of the Wells home after a Sunday barbecue on 4 August 2002, Holly and Jessica went wandering around the streets of Soham, the small Cambridgeshire town where they lived….last_img read more

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