Wife dies after alleged beating by husband

first_imgA man is in custody assisting with investigations into the death of his wife, who died four days after she was allegedly beaten.Dead is Janette Tahal, 58, of Smithfield, New Amsterdam. Tahal died at the Georgetown Hospital on Thursday.Reports are that the now dead woman and her 60-year-old husband had an argument on Sunday at their Lot 95 Smithfield home when he allegedly lashed her with a piece of wood several times. In a semi-conscious state, the woman was picked by a friend who was visiting the home, and taken to the New Amsterdam Hospital, where she was stabilized and transferred to the Georgetown Public Hospital.The couple was involved in mobile vegetable vending, and, according to neighbours, had had frequent fights.On Tuesday, Police arrested her husband as he was on his way to the Georgetown Hospital. On Friday, Police were granted permission by the High Court to further detain him as the investigation continues.Tahal has reportedly been cooperating with the Police. (Andrew Carmichael)last_img read more

Former Rangers hierarchal members arrested

first_imggetty images Craig Whyte had a controversial spell as owner of Rangers Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte and ex-chief executive Charles Green have been arrested as part of an investigation into the “alleged fraudulent acquisition” of the club in 2012.Mr Green, 62, arrived at Livingston police station in West Lothian earlier today, where he was understood to have been interviewed by officers about his time at the Glasgow club.The businessman took control at the Ibrox club in 2012 after completing a purchase of Rangers’ assets and business after it went into administration and liquidation earlier that year. He stepped down as chief executive in 2013.Mr Whyte, 44, who took control of Rangers in 2011 before the club entered administration, attended a police station in Glasgow later in the day for questioning.A spokesman said: “Police Scotland can confirm a 44-year-old man has been arrested and is presently detained in police custody in connection with an ongoing investigation into an alleged fraudulent acquisition of Rangers FC in 2012.“A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal.”An earlier police statement said a 62-year-old man had been arrested and detained over the same investigation.A third man, understood to be former Rangers co-administrator David Whitehouse, was also arrested after being detained in England.Police said in a statement: “Following a Police Scotland operation on Tuesday, a 50-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the ongoing investigation into the alleged fraudulent acquisition of Rangers FC in 2012.“Around 6am officers from Police Scotland’s economic crime unit, assisted by officers from Cheshire, attended at an address in England and detained the 50-year-old man.“He has now been arrested and is presently detained in police custody.”All three men are expected to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday.center_img 1last_img read more