Dad Attacks Man at Target; Latest Update on New Mexico Compound; Indonesian Shaman Kept Girl in Captive; Toddler Killed By Freight Train; Hans Solo Jacket Could Be Worth $1 Million
Hi there! My name is Renca Dunn. I will be taking Alex’s place for today. Today is Wednesday, August 8. Ready for some top news?
Dad Attacks Man at Target
A man named Jorge Ibarra was taking photos, with his phone, of women wearing skirts at a Target store in Cypress, California. Target’s surveillance video shows Jorge following some women with skirts and taking pictures underneath them as he kneels down. Ismael Duarte, a father of a 15 years old daughter noticed Jorge’s behavior immediately. Ismael followed him and caught him taking photos of his own daughter since Ismael’s daughter was wearing a skirt too. Ismael attacked Jorge and kicked the phone out of his hands. He chased Jorge out of Target to his car. Ismael took a photo of Jorge’s car and of Jorge’s face sitting inside the car. He reported to the police which they were able to track down Jorge and arrest him. It seems that this is not the first time that Jorge has done that. Ismael, the father, said he was disappointed with Target’s security because they just watched Ismael attack Jorge and did not help at all. Angelica Duarte, the mother, said it is very disgusting that Jorge has been doing this for a while and how many Targets did he go to? How many other women are also victims of this? Ismael mentioned to KTLA, a local news station, that “if anyone is watching this right now, just know that you are messing with the wrong family.” Target made a response saying that they do not accept this kind of behavior that Jorge did. Target said that they will help the law enforcement in any way they can for this recent situation. Jorge is now at the Orange County jail and his bail is $25,000.
Latest Update on New Mexico Compound
Last Monday I shared news related with a long search of a 3 years old boy that led to a discovery of 11 children and 3 adults in Taos, New Mexico. Just now, there are new updates with some new information about the dirty compound in Taos. I am going to list out the new information found. One, the police found remains of a young boy in the compound. It is possible that this body is Abdul-Ghani, the 3 years old boy that the police was originally searching for. Right now it is under investigation to see if it is him or not. Two, it seems that before Abdul-Ghani went missing, the father Siraj Ibn Wahhaj wanted to perform exorcism on Abdul-Ghani because he had seizures and was believed that he was possessed by the devil. However, the mother of Abdul-Ghani clarified to CNN that Wahhaj wanted to perform ruqya, a prayer ritual to help the boy’s illness, not exorcism. Abdul-Ghani’s mother did share when she reported he was missing that she was mostly concerned about her son’s health issues since he has severe health issues. Three, apparently the other three women along with the 11 children, two of them are are Wahhaj’s sisters and the 3rdone seems to be a friend. The women were arrested too after the investigation. Four, Wahhaj is the son of the father Siraj Wahhaj. They have the same name. The elder Siraj Wahhaj is an imam, this means a person who leads prayer in a Muslim mosque. He was the first Muslim to lead a prayer before the US House of Representatives. So, Siraj Wahhaj, the son had a father with a very important role. Five, the 11 children found were turned over to New Mexico Children Youth and Families Department to take care of them. Right now, the remains of a young body is being inspected to see if it is Abdul-Ghani or not. Very sad. We will find out more soon.
Indonesian Shaman Kept Girl in Captive
An 83 years old shaman, named Jago, in Indonesia kept a girl with him for 15 years. She lived in a cave by day then went in the hut with Jago by night. The girl, but now a woman, whose name is “H”, that is how the police identified her, H disappeared in 2003. She was 13 at that time. What happened was that the family went to see this shaman (that is Jago) for some guidance and healing. Later that year, Jago told the family that H went to Jakarta to find work there. What really happened was that Jago told H that he was spiritually possessed by Amrin, H’s boyfriend. H believed that. Jago brainwashed H into thinking that Jago was Amrin himself. Jago raped and sexually abused H since she was 13. He told her that if she ran away, spirit “jin” will come after her. That was for 15 years until a report was made to the police recently that a woman was seen in a cave so that made the police visit the village. They found that woman H, who is now 28 years old, in that cave. Jago got arrested and there will be a trial soon. If Jago is found guilty, he will face up to 15 years in prison. What do you think about Jago’s consequence if he is found guilty? Agree or disagree?
Toddler Killed By Freight Train
Yesterday a 3 years old boy was killed by a freight train in Indiana. He was with his sister who is 2 years old and was badly hurt. The police mentioned that it seems that the 3 years old boy, Caleb, snuck out with his sister, Ellie, who is 2 years old through the back screen door. There is a railroad near the Woodland Village Mobile Home Park. They went to the railroad and that was when the train was coming. The train conductor said that he tried blowing the horn and pulling on the brakes, but it was too late. The train hit Caleb. Caleb’s step-grandmother said that Caleb loved trains and Ellie followed him everywhere. The train struck Caleb at 10:30am. The police is still investigating this matter on how the two kids got to the tracks.
Hans Solo Jacket Could Be Worth $1 Million
Any one of you a Star Wars fan? Well this is good news for you! Hans Solo’s jacket, the specific one that Harrison Ford wore for the Star Wars film “Empire Strikes Back” will be up for auction this September in London. The bid for the jacket is expected to go up to 1 million dollars. This auction will be filled with many cinematic artifacts such as Marty McFly’s hoverboard from “Back to the Future II” which is expected to go up to $66,000, Edward Scissorhands’ costume worn by Johnny Depp from “Edward Scissorhands” which is expected to go up to $105,000, and even Olivander Wand boxes from “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is expected to go up to $530. Hans Solo’s jacket is expected to be the most expensive item for the auction and the 2nd most expensive item following is another item worn by Harrison Ford too! It will be Indiana Jones’ fedora from “Raiders of the Lost Ark” which is expected to go up to $397,000. This auction will be at the BFI Imax in London, England from September 6 to 20. This will be next month! Any of you Star Wars fans tempted to purchase a plane ticket to England now?
That’s all for today! See you tomorrow! Stay with the light.