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FRASER:BANKER BATTERED ESCORT TO DEATH IN HER HIGH HEELS


cnl_m_duque_tunjano.jpgEARLS COURT, WEST LONDON

A banker battered a escort to death in her black corset and high heels because he hated women, a court heard.

Robert Fraser, 40, killed Colombian national Maria Duque-Tunjano at her flat in Earls Court, west London.

The former Lloyds TSB employee left her to die on under her duvet, the Old Bailey heard.

He also attacked a 27-year-old prostitute in a terrifying assault ten days earlier in Hermitage Street, Paddington.

Police launched a manhunt for the killer after friends found 48-year-old Ms Duque-Tunjano's body at her home two days after she died.

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Feuding Turks have been turning parts of London into the Wild West. Here,they are involved in a gunfight with officers from the National Crime Agency in Edmonton. Bizarrely the cops were out to protect one of the gunmen after hearing his life was under threat - and caught him opening fire on a pool hall The gunman, Sedat Meric, 25, and Oktay Ayanoglu, 22, will be sentenced later.

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December 19, 2014

GANG MASTERS WHO PAID MIGRANTS £1 A WEEK TO PICK BROCCOLI JAILED


cnl_ivars_mezals_web.jpg READING, BERKS; KING'S LYNN, NORFOLK;

Two gang masters who paid migrants as little as £1 per week for back-breaking work picking broccoli were jailed for a total of just 32 months today (fri).

Latvian nationals Ivars Mezals, 28, and Juris Valujevs, 36, refused to employ labourers until they built up a 'rent debt' from crowded accommodation provided by the pair.

Workers who complained at the conditions were threatened with violence and one was told: 'If you don't pay your life will be ended like Alisa's'.

Alisa Dmitrijeva, a 17-year-old Latvian woman, was found dead on New Year's Day 2012 on the Queen's Sandringham Estate.


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  December 19, 2014

BAIG:£6.5M DRUGS HAUL PAIR JAILED FOR 19 YEARS


baig.jpgMANCHESTER; ISLEWORTH, WEST LONDON

A £6.5 million drugs haul was seized after a dealer was caught in a cab during a £400 taxi ride between London and Manchester, a court heard.

Joseph Salmon, 37, and Billal Baig, 32, were jailed for a total of 19 years today (Fri) at Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court.

Salmon was caught with 22 wrapped parcels of heroin in a large laundry style bag and a bin bag when police stopped the Mercedes E270 private hire taxi he was travelling in.

The taxi driver – later released without charge – told officers his friend Baig, had asked him to take a fare from Abbey Road Studios, in London to Manchester and back.


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December 19, 2014

HENDERSON: TRIAL OF ACCUSED SHELTERBOX FRAUDSTERS STAYS IN LONDON


TRURO, CORNWALL

The trial of a charity boss will stay in London after an application to have the hearing moved to Cornwall was thrown out today (fri).

Thomas Henderson, 63, is the former chief executive officer of ShelterBox, a charity fronted by the Duchess of Cornwall.

He was sacked after allegedly carrying out a five year scam on the disaster relief organisation between 2007 and 2012.

Henderson also tried to steal 1,000 tents from the charity, which provides emergency shelter and supplies to communities hit by humanitarian crisis, it is claimed.


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  December 19, 2014

ASHMORE: JAIL FOR THE YOUTH CLUB PERVERT


LIVERPOOL

A youth club worker who ruined the life of a vulnerable teenager after sexually abusing him in the 1970s was jailed for just 15 months today (FRI).

Michael Ashmore, 68, met his victim while he was employed by Newham Council at the Shipman Youth Club on Prince Regent Lane in Beckton, east London.

The 14-year-old had only recently moved to London and was befriended by Ashmore who regularly took children on holidays or day trips out of the city.

Ashmore molested the boy while the two of them shared a tent at a campsite in Epping Forest, and on another occasion while the two were sharing a tent in Cornwall.


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