ORLANDO — Local police sheriff on Wednesday said that searchers had found the body of a 2-year-old kid who was snatched underwater by an alligator near a Disney World resort in the US city of Orlando.
According to the sheriff, the remains of Lane Graves from Nebraska was located at 1:45 p.m. and recovered around 3:30 p.m., more than 16 hours after the boy was pulled away when he was wading water at an artificial lake beach near Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Xinhua news agency reported.
The sheriff said the boy’s body was “completely intact”, and had been turned to the county’s medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.
Search for the boy had begun shortly after 9 p.m. on Tuesday after reports that the boy was attacked. The boy’s father tried to fight to get his son back but failed.
The family of four was on vacation at Disney World, one of the world’s most popular theme parks.Follow @gorkhapost
Man divorces wife just 15 minutes after Islamic marriage in Dubai
A man in Dubai divorced his bride just 15 minutes after their Islamic marriage as he felt ‘insulted’ by her father’s bride price demands.
The man agreed to pay his new father-in-law Dh100,000 for their wedding but the older man became impatient to get the cash, DailyMail reported.
According to Gulf News, family members and friends accompanied the couple to a Sharia judge’s office to witness the marriage contract being signed. The groom then gave Dh 50,000 on the spot as agreed, with the rest to come after the party left the court building, according to Gulf News.
But, the bride’s father demanded the remaining cash as soon as the signing was over, even though the groom didn’t have it on him.
He said it would only take five minutes to walk to his car, which was parked outside, and get the rest of the bride price.
Instead of letting him retrieve it, the father insisted him to pay either right then or send a friend or relative to get the money while he stayed inside.
The groom felt insulted and demeaned by the series of demands and called off the marriage immediately, a lawyer handling the case said.
‘He told the bride’s father that he did not want his daughter as his wife and divorced her in less than 15 minutes from signing the marriage contract,’ he said.Follow @gorkhapost