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Indian border officials on lookout for fugitive cosmic guru

Indian border officials on lookout for fugitive cosmic guruIndian border officials and embassies have issued an alert for a fugitive guru accused of rape, the government said, days after the holy man announced the creation of his own “cosmic” country. Swami Nithyananda — one of many self-styled Indian “godmen” with thousands of followers and a chequered past — is wanted by police for alleged rape, sexual abuse, and abduction of children. Earlier this week, he announced online that he has created his own new country — reportedly off Ecuador’s coast — complete with cabinet, golden passports, and even a department of homeland security.



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Malaysian police say 1MDB fugitive Low seeking to buy Cyprus properties

Malaysian police say 1MDB fugitive Low seeking to buy Cyprus propertiesMalaysian police said on Wednesday that fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, accused of a multi-billion dollar theft at state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), is attempting to purchase properties in Cyprus under a different name. Low, also known as Jho Low, has been charged in Malaysia and the United States over the alleged theft of $ 4.5 billion from 1MDB, set up by former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. Information on Low’s efforts to buy real estate in Cyprus was gathered after a series arrests, Malaysia’s police chief Abdul Hamid Bador told a news conference, a video of which was posted on the police’s official Facebook page.



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UPDATE 7-In record deal, U.S. to recover $1 bln from Malaysian fugitive Jho Low

UPDATE 7-In record deal, U.S. to recover $  1 bln from Malaysian fugitive Jho LowNEW YORK/KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has struck a deal to recoup $ 1 billion in funds allegedly looted from a Malaysian state investment fund by fugitive financier Jho Low, in a record capture for a U.S. anti-corruption probe. U.S. authorities say about $ 4.5 billion was siphoned from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), founded in 2009 by then- Malaysian prime minister, Najib Razak.



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Police Drone Finds Fugitive Who's Been Living in a Cave for 17 Years

Police Drone Finds Fugitive Who's Been Living in a Cave for 17 YearsThe man lived in the wilderness for the past 17 years.



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A 63-year-old Chinese fugitive was found by a police drone after living in a remote hillside cave for 17 years

A 63-year-old Chinese fugitive was found by a police drone after living in a remote hillside cave for 17 yearsSong Moujiang, who escaped from prison in 2002, lived in the hillside cave for so long that his communication skills had become hindered, police said.



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Chinese fugitive: Police use drone to find man who had been on the run for 17 years

Chinese fugitive: Police use drone to find man who had been on the run for 17 yearsPolice in China have managed to arrest a man they'd been hunting for 17 years, thanks to drone technology.



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Fugitive ex-priest sentenced to 30 years in sex abuse case

Fugitive ex-priest sentenced to 30 years in sex abuse caseA former Roman Catholic priest who fled the country decades ago was sentenced Friday in New Mexico to 30 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually abusing an altar boy at a veterans’ cemetery and military base. In ordering the sentence, U.S. District Judge Martha Vazquez said it was the worst case of child sex abuse she has handled over the course of 26 years. At one point, the judge demanded that 81-year-old defendant Arthur Perrault look a woman in the eyes as she testified about being abused by him.



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Fugitive couple wanted in Arizona murder arrested after weeks-long manhunt

Fugitive couple wanted in Arizona murder arrested after weeks-long manhuntBlane Barksdale, 56, and his wife, Susan, 59, were arrested Wednesday night without incident, authorities said. They had been on the run since August.



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Fugitive lived in isolated bunker for 3 years to evade arrest in Wisconsin

Fugitive lived in isolated bunker for 3 years to evade arrest in WisconsinJeremiah Button was sleeping in a homemade bunker in the woods on the morning of Aug. 9 when his three-year run from the law came to an end.



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Affidavit says fugitive Curtis Ray Watson strangled, sexually assaulted Tennessee corrections employee

Affidavit says fugitive Curtis Ray Watson strangled, sexually assaulted Tennessee corrections employeeAffidavits from the Lauderdale County Clerk's Office details charges against Curtis Watson, a fugitive who escaped at West Tennessee prison.



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