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December 17, 2014

O'BRIEN: DRUNK NURSE WHO SMASHED INTO BROKEN DOWN CAR CAUSING DRIVER TO HAVE HIS LEG AMPUTATED IS STRUCK OFF

ASHTON-UNDER-LYME, CHESTER A nurse who drunkenly ploughed her car into a stationery car causing a man to have his leg amputated has been struck off. Helen O'Brien was driving along a country lane on the wrong side of the road late when she smashed into a parked vehicle. The victim was helping change the tyre when O'Brien smashed into the car on the evening of 15 July last year, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. He suffered such severe injuries his leg had to be amputated.

 
December 17, 2014

BALAKRISHNAN: MAOIST CULT LEADER IN COURT ACCUSED OF IMPRISONING AND RAPING THREE FOLLOWERS

BRIXTON, SOUTHWEST LONDON An alleged Maoist cult leader accused of raping and imprisoning three female followers appeared in court today (WED). Aravindan Balakrishnan, 74, faces 25 charges including indecent assault and cruelty to a child under 16, Westminster Magistrates Court. He was arrested after a police raid on a house in Brixton, where he allegedly kept his followers as 'slaves'. The offences are said to have taken place between January 1980 and October 2013.

 



 
December 17, 2014
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BURLEY: GP FOUGHT OVER BY HIS WIFE AND MISTRESS IS BACK IN THE JOB

PETERBOROUGH A suspended GP whose stormy six-year affair with a patient ended in a catfight between his wife and mistress can return to work, a tribunal has ruled. Dr Terence Burley, 65, continued to treat Christine Turner and her family after the romance began in 2003 and even cared for her dying estranged husband Richard during his battle with stomach cancer. He left wife Jane and their four children to be with his lover, but when their relationship broke down in early 2009, Christine, 63, was arrested following a public spat with the medic's wife. Mrs Burley forgave her errant husband and they renewed their wedding vows after 38 years of marriage in May 2009, but his professional regulator was less understanding.

 
December 16, 2014

CASHMAN: LOCKSMITH FACES JAIL AFTER DRUNKEN BREAKFAST ATTACK

ILFORD A woman screamed: 'How would you feel if someone did this to your little sister?' as her boyfriend attacked her during a drunken row at breakfast, a court heard. Nicholas Cashman, 28, repeatedly punched and allegedly also head-butted Michelle Mitelman and covered her mouth to assault her again when she tried to call for help from a window. When she tried to stop him by mentioning his family he yelled: 'Don't you dare talk about my little sister'. She was left with cuts and bruises to her face and body but Cashman denied ever laying a hand on her and was convicted of common assault after trial at magistrates' court in November.

 
December 16, 2014

ARADOUR: KILLER FACES JAIL FOR DRUG DEALER SLAYING

ISLEWORTH A gangster is facing at least a decade in jail after he helped plot the slaying of a drug dealer whose car was tracked with high tech bug. Darryl McClymont, 23, who wore Rolexes on both wrists had a dispute with Jermaine Reid, 22, and his associates. Mohamed Aradour, 24, was one of the killers who helped plant the bug under McClymont's Mazda and follow him in the days before he was killed. Aradour, Reid, 22, Ange Desie Akapea, 22, and a third gang member, Richard Reis-Relvas, 24, stalked McClymont in the days before he died.

 
December 16, 2014

ABEYEWICKREME:SURGEON BLAMED CUTS FOR BUNGLED HERNIA OP

RHYL, NORTH WALES A bungling surgeon blamed NHS cuts after he mistakenly severed a patient's colon during a routine hernia operation, a tribunal heard. Nihal Abeyewickreme admits operating on the man's bowel, which he wrongly thought was a hernia sac, during a procedure at the Glan Clwyd Hospital, in north Wales. An experienced nurse had to feign illness to get help after the locum consultant ignored her concerns, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard. When another surgeon arrived he had to take over the operation to stop Abeyewickreme's 'potentially lethal' botched repair job, the hearing was told.

 
December 16, 2014
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HUGHES:G4S GUARDS CLEARED OF KILLING ASYLUM SEEKER ON PLANE

PORTSMOUTH, HANTS; KEMPSTON, BEDS; HORLEY, SURREY Three G4S custody officers were cleared of killing an Angolan asylum seeker on board a plane at Heathrow Airport today (TUES). Terence Hughes, 53, Colin Kaler, 52, and Stuart Tribelnig, 39, were accused of holding down 46-year-old deportee Jimmy Mubenga for up to 35 minutes. Mr Mubenga, a father-of-five, suffered a cardiac arrest and died on board the British Airways plane on 12 October 2010. The jury were not told about racist texts found on the phones of both Hughes and Tribelnig after Mr Justice Spencer ruled that the content of the messages was inadmissible.

 
December 16, 2014

HOWELL:CARE HOME MANAGER STRUCK OFF AFTER RESIDET'S HIP INJURY

WALLASEY, MERSEYSIDE A care home manager who failed to provide appropriate bedding for a dementia sufferer who ended up fracturing his hip has been struck off. Belita Howell took no action despite numerous warnings from staff about the hazards posed by the resident's makeshift bed at Mother Red Caps Home, Wallasey, Merseyside. The resident fell when getting out of the bed, suffering a fractured hip and leg in the process in April 2012. Howell then pressurised a maintenance man to include an entry that repair works had been carried out on the bed, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard.

 
December 16, 2014

HADDON:COMMUTER RACIALLY ABUSED CLEANER AND URINATED ON FLOOR

SLOUGH, BERKS A drunken commuter launched a racist rant at a cleaner - while urinating on the floor at a train station lavatory, a court heard. Peter Haddon, 57, branded the man a 'foolish alien' and told him to 'go back to his own country' in the outburst at London's Waterloo Station on November 18. Boozed up Haddon had clambered over the toilet turnstile, entered a cubicle and dropped his trousers, Westminster Magistrates' Court heard. The security supervisor then 'made a mess all over the floor' as he turned around to abuse his hardworking victim, said prosecutor Kate Shilton.

 
December 16, 2014
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DENNING:FOUNDING RADIO 1 DJ SET TO DIE BEHIND BARS FOR MOLESTING BOYS

BRANKSOME, DORSET; BASILDON, ESSEX One of the founding DJs of BBC Radio 1 could die behind bars after he is sentenced for a 20 year campaign of sexual abuse on 24 boys as young as nine today (tues). Chris Denning, 73, enticed schoolboys into his company by boasting about his celebrity status and molested one lad at Jimmy Savile's home. Denning cynically used his print shop in Branksome, Dorset - where he kept a double bed - and a computer shop in Parkstone to tempt boys through the doors with flash new video games. The paedophile also lured boys to his home on the promise of doing odd-jobs and plied his victims with booze and drugs before molesting them.

 
December 16, 2014

RAHMAN: BAIL REFUSED FOR STUDENT

CARDIFF; CIRENCESTER, GLOUCS A student accused of helping a 17 year-old boy leave the UK to join terrorists in Syria was refused bail today (TUES). Forhad Rahman, 20, allegedly assisted Aseel Muthana to get a replacement passport and bus tickets from Cardiff to the airport. Muthana, from Cardiff, left the UK in February 2014. The following month Rahman was caught with two lists of equipment to take to Syria, including binoculars and multi-tools, when he was stopped at an airport on his return from Saudi Arabia.


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