Senior Taliban commander killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

Mullah Abdul Manan was killed with 32 others by an airstrike on Saturday as he met local commanders and fighters in Nawzad district in Helmand province, provincial governor Mohammad Yasin Khan said. He was the “shadow governor” of Helmand province – the largest supplier of Afghanistan’s opium crop – for the insurgent group and headed up the Taliban’s southern Afghanistan […]

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Drink-drive student, 21, killed herself in her cell after she was 'forced to parade naked in front of prison staff'

The devastated parents of tragic Katie Allan claim their 21-year-old daughter was targeted for strip searches because of her compliant nature and bullied and terrorised by other inmates. Her mum Linda, 51, told the Daily Record that Katie was "strip-searched after almost every visit". "The searches were supposed to be random or intelligence-led but it always seemed to be her," she […]

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Teacher killed herself after being told she was ‘emotionally immature’

‘Perfectionist’ textiles teacher, 27, hanged herself after she was ‘changed completely’ by occupational therapist who called her ’emotionally immature’ Chelsey Peart, 27, told she was ’emotionally immature’ by occupational therapist Her mother told coroner’s court that she ‘changed’ after seeing the report Husband Mark came home to find Chelsey hanged herself – she died at scene  Coroner said the report […]

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