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November 08, 2013

MILLER: RETIRED POLICE OFFICE DENIES HISTORIC SEX ABUSE

ONGAR, ESSEX A retired police officer denied sexually abusing a four-year-old girl more than 45 years ago when he appeared at the Old Bailey today (FRI). Former Sergeant James Miller, 84, allegedly molested his young victim at an accommodation block attached to Bishopsgate Police Station in central London. He is charged with two counts of indecent assault on the girl, between January 1966 and December 1968, when she was aged between four and six-years-old. Miller, who spent 30 years with the City of London Police between 1955 and 1985, stood in the dock to plead not guilty to both counts.

 
November 08, 2013
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TAXPAYER FACES YET MORE COSTS AS FRAUD DINNER LADY LAUCHES APPEAL

HORNSEY A mother-of-13 who claimed to be crippled after tripping outside one of her two council houses was today (Fri) allowed to walk free after she launched a last-ditch appeal. Former dinner lady Barbara Fari, 59, pretended to be almost totally disabled and in constant agony after falling over a slab of pavement in May 2008. The unemployed Jamaican claimed the only way she could get up and down the stairs was by dragging herself on her buttocks and demanded £750,000 in compensation. Undercover surveillance revealed that she could walk unaided.

 



 
November 08, 2013
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MOHAMMED: ARREST THE BURKA MAN!

IPSWICH A High Court judge issued a warrant today (FRI) for the arrest of the terror suspect who went on the run after disguising himself with a burka. Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, 27, failed to appear at the Old Bailey for a hearing ahead of his trial for breaching monitoring orders on 20 separate occasions. Mohamed, also known as CC, is accused of breaching a Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measure (TPIM) by failing to report to Acton Police Station on six occasions between 22 and 28 December 2012.

 
November 08, 2013
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AFIZ-KHAN: TRIAL COP ACCUSED OF HELPING OUT RACE HATE PREACHER

KEIGHLEY A police officer accused of leaking plans to arrest hate preacher Anjem Choudary to his wife while she worked for Respect MP George Galloway will stand trial next year. Detective Inspector Mohammed Afiz Khan, 46, allegedly passed confidential information to Aisha Ali-Khan while he was in charge of the Muslim contact unit in the Met’s Counter Terrorism Unit. Ali-Khan, 33, who served as Mr Galloway's Parliamentary Secretary, is said to have asked her husband to use his position to investigate the source of string of emails and obtain personal details of those believed to be responsible. In addition to the allegations concerning Choudary, Khan also faces further charges of obtaining CCTV from South Yorkshire Police without a valid reason.

 
November 08, 2013

SCOTT: HIGH END MOTORS LED TO KIDNAP TERROR

HACKNEY A man was abducted and beaten by a gang of kidnappers who targeted him after spotting expensive cars parked outside his home. Janead Scott was beaten to the ground and forced into a car by men demanding jewellery after returning home from a night out. Mr Scott, who had a broken leg at the time, said he may have been abducted because smart motors including Bentleys, Audis and BMWs had been parked outside his home in east London. The gang set upon Mr Scott in the early hours of June 30 last year in Kenilworth Avenue, Walthamstow, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard.

 
November 08, 2013

MUSE: CREDIT CARD SCAMMERS SPENT A FORTUNE ON DESIGNER WATCHES

LIMEHOUSE Two men used a stolen credit card to spend £20,000 on designer watches in one day, a court heard. Saeed Abdi, 25, and Sakeriye Muse, 22, allegedly bought Rolex watches and iPads from stores on the Strand and Bond Street in central London, Westminster Magistrates Court was told. The pair used a stolen credit card belonging to Mustafe Suleiman to fund the spree on April 15, is it claimed. They are both facing nine charges of fraud.

 
November 08, 2013

PAMPOSA: NURSE LIED ABOUT INFECTIOUS DISEASE

EXETER/NEWTON ABBOT A nurse lied to get a prison job by not disclosing that he had previously suffered from an infectious disease, a hearing was told. Agency worker Ian Pamposa was hoping to earn a full time nursing position at HMP Exeter when he deliberately ticked the wrong box on a health declaration form, it was said. Despite previously suffering from Tuberculosis, which can be lethal, he was more concerned with securing the role, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Tope Adeyemi, for the NMC, said: 'The allegations relate to the registrant dishonestly completing an application form.

 
November 08, 2013
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SMITH: WAR MEMORIAL VANDAL WILL WALK FREE

SALFORD A vandal who wrote 'Lee Rigby's killers should hang' on a war memorial in central London is set to avoid jail. Daniel Smith, 21, admitted scrawling the graffiti about Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder on the RAF Bomber Command War Memorial. He also daubed 'EDL' and 'f*ck the police,' causing almost £1,000 of damage. The memorial was vandalised twice in just over a week after the murder of Fusilier Rigby in Woolwich, southeast London, on May 22. Smith was released on bail after spending a week in custody and is due to be sentenced in three weeks' time at Westminster Magistrates Court.

 
November 07, 2013

KHEIR:BOY MAY HAVE BEEN KILLED BECAUSE HE'S ON OTHER SIDE OF ROAD

PIMLICO, MAIDA VALE, WEST LONDON; KENTISH TOWN, NORTH LONDON; CAMBERWELL, SOUTH LONDON A schoolboy may have been knifed to death by ten masked youths simply because he lived on the other side of the street, the Old Bailey heard. Hani Hicham Abou El Kheir, 16, died after he was stabbed 20 times near his home in Pimlico, sw London, after he was chased by a gang armed with a 'formidable' array of weapons. 'On an evening at the end of January this year, ten young men set out together on foot from an estate in Pimlico,' said prosecutor Aftab Jafferjee, QC, prosecuting. 'They wore a variety of items of clothing from hats to scarves and balaclavas - these ten carried a formidable array of concealed weapons.

 
November 07, 2013

MALIK: DOCTOR CLEARED OF MISCONDUCT

SUNDERLAND A hospital doctor who performed an intimate examination on a teenager without a chaperone was cleared of misconduct today (thurs). The patient who was 18 at the time, claimed Dr Sarfaraz Malik pulled down her jeans and knickers and performed the procedure without explaining why after her friend left the room. She told a tribunal she was so scared she just stared at the treatment room wall while Dr Malik prodded her and then broke down in tears to a friend. Dr Malik admitted performing the procedure at the Sunderland Royal Hospital, Tyne and Wear in November, 2010, but said he simply wanted to make sure she didn't have a pelvic infection.

 
November 07, 2013

BOYCE: TEENAGER KILLED BECAUSE HE LIVED ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD

PIMLICO A schoolboy may have been knifed to death by ten masked youths simply because he lived on the other side of the street, the Old Bailey heard. Hani Hicham Abou El Kheir, 16, died after he was stabbed 20 times near his home in Pimlico, sw London, after he was chased by a gang armed with a 'formidable' array of weapons. 'On an evening at the end of January this year, ten young men set out together on foot from an estate in Pimlico,' said prosecutor Aftab Jafferjee, QC, prosecuting. 'They wore a variety of items of clothing from hats to scarves and balaclavas - these ten carried a formidable array of concealed weapons.


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