Aftab Borka, The Oakland Press

Aftab Borka

The Oakland Press

Troy, MI, United States

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Past articles by Aftab:

Southfield enacts ordinance to regulate drilling amid controversy

The controversy surrounding a proposed exploratory oil well at the Word of Faith Church in Southfield has taken a new turn as the City Council adopted and enacted an ordinance on Monday night to regulate drilling the community. → Read More

Pontiac woman found dead in closet; suspect identified

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Pontiac man in connection with the killing of his 30-year-old girlfriend who was found dead Friday in her apartment closet by her parents. → Read More

Report: New residential building permits up 7 percent in southeast Michigan

A new report says there was a seven percent increase in new residential building permits issued by communities in southeast Michigan in 2015 compared to the previous year. → Read More

Pontiac’s renovated Strand Theatre to open to public this fall

The wait might be over this fall as owners and the community expect the historic Strand Theatre in Pontiac to open to public. → Read More

Bloomfield Township approves Muslim center’s parking lot expansion

The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees approved the final site plan for the expansion of the parking lot at the Muslim Unity Center on Square Lake Road during Monday night’s meeting. → Read More

Bloomfield Township police investigating iPhone theft at Tim Horton’s

Police in Bloomfield Township are investigating an incident where a woman reported that her Apple iPhone 6 was stolen from a Tim Horton’s location at the BP gas station on Maple and Telegraph. → Read More

Proposed parking expansion at Muslim center in Bloomfield Township irks residents

A group of concerned residents in Bloomfield Township has started a campaign to stop the proposed expansion of the parking lot at the Muslim Unity Center on Square Lake Road. → Read More

Troy police invite residents to become their ‘Extra Eyes’

The Troy Police Department is launching a new, voluntary security camera registry this week, to strengthen neighborhood security and improve the department’s ability to investigate crimes. → Read More

After decades of silence, victim comes forward with allegations against local priest

For nearly six decades, 68-year-old Judy Larson has kept a secret to herself, her sister and husband. → Read More

Troy police advise residents to ignore ‘IRS’ scam calls

The tax season might be approaching its end, by April 15, but the so called IRS scams are continuing as usual. → Read More

Statewide campaign launched to fight distracted driving

“Don’t Juggle Your Attention.”That’s the message motorists in Michigan will be seeing through 16 million billboard impressions during the National Distracted Driving Awareness Month taking place in April. → Read More

Former priest, 85, accused of sexually abusing minors decades ago in Detroit area

The Archdiocese of Detroit says it has received complaints of sexual abuse of minors by a former priest. The allegations stem from the time the priest was in ministry. → Read More

Missing woman behind Cuban Chamber shows up at TV station

The woman who founded the Cuban Chamber of Commerce in Troy last year and had been reported missing amid fraud all → Read More

Woman behind Cuban Chamber in Troy reported missing amid fraud allegation

An Oakland County woman who started the Cuban Chamber of Commerce in Troy last year has been reported missing as allegation → Read More

Local producers release ‘Marked’ documentary on persecution of Iraqi Christians

After working on the project for over a year, a group of local producers have released a documentary film on the plight of Christians in Iraq. → Read More

Ex OU player, injured in Brussels, was thinking about daughters after attacks

In his first TV appearance since being injured in the Brussels bomb explosions, former Oakland University basketball player Sebastien Bellin said while be was thinking about his family all the time. → Read More

Rochester-area students perform Passion of Christ

As Good Friday and Easter approach, sixth-grade students at Holy Family Regional School performed the Passion of Christ at two churches on Wednesday, March 23. → Read More

Former Oakland University basketball player injured in Brussels bombing

A former Oakland University basketball player is among the injured in Tuesday’s bombing at a Brussels airport that killed → Read More

Local Muslim group to hold vigil for victims of Brussels attacks

The Metro Detroit Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA has condemned the terror attacks in Brussels and will offer prayers and sympathies to those affected during its Wednesday night’s ‘Muhammad: Messenger of Peace’ confe → Read More

Farmington Hills police officers get 106 life-saving drug kits

Farmington Hills has become the first Oakland County community to receive free life-saving drug kits for its police officers from the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority. → Read More