, News reports and pictures on London crown courts, General Medical Council and other courts en-us Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:07:37 GMT BUBI:STUDENT SPARED JAIL OVER IPHONE CON HACKNEY, EAST LONDON; DURHAM A student who conned a man out of £250 by offering two iPhones for sale on Gumtree was spared jail today (TUES). Munzenze Bubi, 18, posted two 'mint condition' iPhone 5s on the classified ads site at £135 each and claimed he was based in Leicester. Patrick Nketia called the number given on 12 January last year, believing he was speaking to someone called Franklin, and negotiated a price of £250 for the two phones. He transferred the cash into Bubi's account the same day, but the phones never arrived. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:35:00 GMT SUKARIA:DENTIST SAID HE COULD CURE NURSE WITH MAGIC TONGUE BARNSLEY, YORKS A dentist joked he could cure a nurse's intimate medical condition with his 'magic tongue', a tribunal was told. Fadi Sukaria allegedly asked his colleague if she had any 'rude' pictures or videos on her phone. He repeatedly groped his colleague and made sexually explicit comments while they were working for Primecare Oral Health Services in Barnsley, the General Dental Council heard. When he heard she was suffering from cystitis, Sukaria allegedly said: 'I have a magic tongue to make it better.' Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:14:00 GMT JOHNSON:CHRISTIAN PSYCHIATRIST APOLOGISES FOR DISTRESSING PATIENT CAMBRIDGE; EALING, WEST LONDON A Christian psychiatrist apologised today (tues) for distressing a vulnerable patient who tried to kill herself after she was directed to a religious website. Dr Antonia Johnson, 58, denies imposing her religious beliefs upon patients while working as a staff grade psychiatrist at the Fulbourn Hospital, in Cambridge. One woman attempted suicide after becoming convinced that God wanted her to die after visiting Christian website, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard. Dr Johnson, a born-again Christian, who worships at the Pentecostal Ealing Christian Centre, in west London said she was sorry for what happened, but had only ever tried to help her patients. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:15:00 GMT CHAPMAN:VENABLES LEAK JAILER TELLS JURY HE 'LOVES PRISON SERVICE' CORBY, NORTHANTS; EAST DULWICH, SOUTHEAST LONDON A jailer accused of selling details about Jamie Bulger's killer Jon Venables to newspapers wept as he told the Old Bailey the prison service cannot play favourites with inmates. Scott Chapman, 42, allegedly sold confidential material from inside the high security men's jail, funnelling the money through his ex-partner Lynn Gaffney, 40. A News of the World journalist, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, and Thomas Savage, 37, the deputy news editor at the Daily Star Sunday, are accused of paying the couple thousands of pounds for the articles. Chapman more than doubled his annual wage of £29,000 selling stories to the News of the World, The Sun, The Daily Mirror, The Sunday Mirror, The People, The Daily Star and The Star on Sunday between March 2010 and June 2011, it is said. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:10:00 GMT MITEVA:NURSE TRIED TO FORCE FEED MEDICATION TO ELDERLY COUPLE BURNHAM-ON-SEA, ESSEX An 'uncaring' nurse tried to shove medication into the mouths of a couple with advanced dementia, a hearing was told. Venetsiya Miteva was seen holding the elderly woman, referred to as Resident A, as she tried to force her to take her medicine, at Burnham Lodge Nursing Home in Burnham-on-Sea, Essex. Miteva was seen attempting to do the same with her husband, Resident D, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Janet Lindsay, who was responsible for breakfast and laundry services at the home, told the panel: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:39:00 GMT SPENCE:HAMMER MANIAC FACING WHOLE LIFE TERM ALPERTON, NORTHWEST LONDON; ISLINGTON, STROUD GREEN, NORTH LONDON A maniac who left three wealthy sisters for dead in a horrific claw hammer attack at a luxury hotel is facing the rest of his life in jail today (tues). Philip Spence, 33, bludgeoned his victims repeatedly in front of their terrified children in their suite at the plush Cumberland Hotel near Marble Arch, central London. Khulood Al-Najjar, 36, and her sisters Ohoud, 34, and Fatima, 31, suffered smashed skulls and life-threatening injuries after the bloodbath in the early hours of 6 April this year. Spence had been smoking crack for two days when he spotted a stash of designer bags through a partially open door as he prowled the corridors on the seventh floor of the hotel. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:25:00 GMT