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Fijian perve caught with mosque video jailed

Josevata Raikoti was jailed for 15 months and ordered to pay the victim $200. Photo / ODT A Fijian home-stay student stole his host’s underwear and secretly filmed her in the bathroom at least 40 times, a court has heard. When police arrested 23-year-old Josevata Hamilton Turagakula Raikoti they seized his cellphone to collect evidence… Continue reading Fijian perve caught with mosque video jailed

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Fake psychiatrist who forged US degree says he was qualified for Waikato Hospital job.

Mohammed Shakeel Siddiqui puported to have an American degree in psychiatry and neurology and was earning more than $165,000 a year. Photo / David Kerr A man who masqueraded as an American-educated psychiatrist before working at one of New Zealand’s biggest hospitals, earning more than $165,000 per year, says he was qualified for the job.… Continue reading Fake psychiatrist who forged US degree says he was qualified for Waikato Hospital job.

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Who did evicted mufti really threaten?

Javed Khan. Expelled preacher Ishak Koshiya’s conservative brand of Islam clashed with the modern form espoused by many of New Zealand’s Muslim leaders. But was he a threat to society, or to their power? Tony Wall investigates. It began with a wedding. The daughter of Javed Khan, a leading figure in New Zealand’s Muslim community,… Continue reading Who did evicted mufti really threaten?

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Expelled Saudi knew two 911 hijackers.

Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali The Saudi student expelled from New Zealand as a national security threat knew not one but two September 11 hijackers, according to Government papers. An Immigration Service analysis mentions a “direct association” between the student, Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali, and Nawaf al-Hazmi, a hijacker on American Airlines Flight 77, which flew… Continue reading Expelled Saudi knew two 911 hijackers.

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Transcript: Parliamentary questions on Rayed Ali.

Immigration Minister David Cunliffe responds to Parliamentary written questions submitted by Green MP Keith Locke: 07637 Question: Why, if Rayed Mohammed Abdullah Ali has a Yemeni passport, was he not returned to Yemen? Portfolio: Immigration Minister: Hon David Cunliffe Date Lodged:21/06/2006 Answer Text: Mr Ali has never lived in Yemen. He was born in Saudi… Continue reading Transcript: Parliamentary questions on Rayed Ali.

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Deported pilot ‘in good condition’ in Saudi prison.

Rayed Ali, the Saudi student pilot deported from New Zealand on national security grounds, is reportedly in good condition in a Saudi Arabian prison, easing fears that he would be tortured. Saudi authorities told his family a week ago they were holding Ali, and family members have been allowed to visit him. Ali’s United States-based… Continue reading Deported pilot ‘in good condition’ in Saudi prison.