Asia: China: Former Police Official Detained
A former deputy police chief in Chongqing, Tang Jianhua, has been placed under detention for taking nearly $3 million in bribes, according to the online version of People’s Daily.
Asia: Police Quell Protest in Beijing Over Woman’s Death
The 22-year-old woman was said to have jumped to her death at a mall after being raped by private security guards there.
Asia: Pakistan: Prosecutor in Case of Former Ruler Shot Dead
The police said the Pakistani government’s lead prosecutor in a case involving the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been shot to death.
Asia: Myanmar: Order Restored After Sectarian Violence
Hundreds of police officers and troops restored order in central Myanmar on Wednesday after a new outbreak of sectarian violence in which one man was killed.
Asia: Bangladesh Police Arrest Acting Editor of Pro-Opposition Paper
The editor, Mahmudur Rahman, was charged with sedition at a time when strikes by opposition forces have frozen travel and are crippling the country’s economy.