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December 19, 2014

GRAY: FORMER RAF REGIMENT SOLDIER ACCUSED OF TERRORISM

MOSS SIDE A Muslim convert who served in the RAF Regiment a decade ago appeared at the Old Bailey today (fri) charged with terror offences. Stephen Gray, 31, who also uses then name Mustafa, and Abdalraouf Abdullah, 21, are both accused of funding and preparing acts of terror. Abdullah is accused of arranging to provide guns to four men, including Gray, and facilitating the travel of extremists to Syria. He is also accused of providing £2,000 to associate Mohammed Abdullah for terrorist purposes.
  December 12, 2014

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ASH-SMITH: 21 YEARS FOR THE KILLER 'TREKKIE.'

DARTFORD, KENT Killer 'Trekkie' Colin Ash-Smith was today ordered to serve a minimum of 21 years in jail for the murder of schoolgirl Claire Tiltman. The mayor's son stabbed the 16-year-old to death in an alleyway in Greenhithe, Kent, in a 'motiveless attack' almost 22 years ago. The Dartford Grammar School pupil was knifed at least nine times when she was on her way to a friend's house on 18 January 1993, just four days after her birthday. Ash-Smith, 46, was a serial attacker who had already carried out a horrific sexual assault on another local woman in 1988. She was knifed five times in the back in a quarry and left for dead - an incident described by Ash-Smith as a 'masterpiece.'
 
December 11, 2014

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ASH-SMITH: 'TREKKIE KILLER' FACES WHOLE LIFE SENTENCE FOR CLAIRE TILTMAN MURDER

DARTFORD, KENT The son of a former mayor who took warped pleasure in attacking women is facing the rest of his life in jail after he was convicted of murdering schoolgirl Claire Tiltman. Milkman Colin Ash-Smith, 46, stabbed the 16-year-old to death in an alleyway in Greenhithe, Kent, in a 'motiveless attack' almost 22 years ago. The Dartford Grammar School pupil was knifed at least nine times when she was on her way to a friend's house on 18 January 1993, just four days after her birthday. Ash-Smith was a serial attacker and 'Trekkie' who had already carried out a horrific sexual assault on another local woman in 1988.
  December 10, 2014

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IBRAHIM: THIRD MAN IN COURT ACCUSED OF SHOOTING TEENAGE STUDENT DEAD IN BOTCHED ROBBERY

BROCKLEY, WOOLWICH, GREENWICH, SOUTHEAST LONDON A third man has appeared in court today (weds) accused of shooting a teenage student dead in a botched robbery four years ago. Charlie Wright, 17, was gunned down at a flat in Greenwich, south London, on 23 April 2010. Police were called to reports of gunfire at a flat in Park Mews, Calvert Road, at around 2.05am. Charlie, a carpentry student from Eltham, was discovered with a fatal gunshot wound to his face and was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
December 05, 2014

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CHOUDHURY: FOUR YEARS FOR WOULD-BE MARTYR WHO WENT TO SYRIA FOR TERROR TRAINING AFTER WIFE TOLD HIM 'GO DIE IN THE BATTLEFIELD'

PORTSMOUTH A would-be martyr who travelled to Syria to join a terrorist training camp after his wife told him to 'go die in the battlefield' was jailed for four years today (fri). Mashudur Choudhury, 31, suggested the group he was travelling with should be called the 'Britani Brigade Bangladeshi Bad Boys'. The father-of-two was in contact via Skype with 'celebrity jihadi' Ifthekar Jaman who was killed in Syria last year after doing interviews with BBC Newsnight. Former Portsmouth council worker Choudhury claimed he went to Syria to 'help' and do some charity work but he was held at gunpoint and made to do wash the jihadi's dirty underwear,
  December 04, 2014

COLBORNE: CYANIDE TRIAL OF NEO-NAZI DELAYED UNTIL MAY

SOUTHAMPTON The trial of a suspected neo-Nazi accused of plotting a cyanide attack against ethnic minorities had been delayed until the middle of next year. Student Mark Colborne, 36, was arrested after police were tipped off about chemicals being kept at his home in Southampton. He had charcoal and other materials and equipment required for the production of cyanide and its delivery by contact with the skin, it is claimed. Colborne also allegedly had notes taken from The Terrorist Handbook, The Complete Improvised Kitchen and The Jolly Roger Cookbook as well as copies of The Poor Man's James Bond, Assorted Nasties and Silent Death.
 
December 04, 2014

ZIAMANI:MUSLIM DENIES PLOTTING 'LEE RIGBY STYLE ATTACK'

CAMBERWELL, SOUTHEAST LONDON A Muslim denied plotting a 'Lee Rigby style attack' against a UK military base when he appeared at the Old Bailey today (Thurs). Brustchom Ziamani, 29, was allegedly found with a hammer and knife wrapped in an Islamic flag and threatened to carry out an assault on British 'troops or the government'. He also said he wanted to go and fight with Islamic State forces in Syria, it is claimed. Ziamani was arrested near his home on the Samuel Lewis Trust estate on Warner Road, Camberwell, southeast London on Tuesday, August 19.
  November 26, 2014

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ASH-SMITH:PLUMSTEAD RIPPER COULD HAVE KILLED CLAIRE

PLUMSTEAD, SOUTHEAST LONDON; DARTFORD, KENT Tragic schoolgirl Claire Tiltman could have been a victim of the sadistic 'Plumstead Ripper' Robert Napper, a court heard today (weds). The 16-year-old was knifed to death in an alleyway in Greenhithe, Kent, as she made her way to friend's house nearly 22 years ago. The Dartford Grammar School pupil was stabbed at least nine times in a 'seemingly motiveless' attack just four days after her 16th birthday. Claire, who had used the passage as a shortcut, staggered to a nearby road where she collapsed and died.
 
November 06, 2014

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ASH-SMITH:PREDATOR MURDERED SCHOOLGIRL FOR HIS WARPED PLEASURE

GREENHITHE, SWANSCOMBE, KENT A 'predatory armed killer' who kept a record of his chilling attacks on women knifed a schoolgirl to death for his own warped pleasure, a court heard today (thurs). Colin Ash-Smith, 46, murdered 16-year-old Claire Tiltman in an alleyway in Greenhithe, Kent, as she made her way to friend's house nearly 22 years ago, Inner London Crown Court heard. The Dartford Grammar School pupil was stabbed at least nine times in a 'seemingly motiveless' attack, just four days after her 16th birthday. Claire, who had used the passage as a shortcut, staggered to a nearby road where she collapsed and died.
  October 30, 2014

MURRAY: 'LET INMATES VIEW PORN' SAYS BROADMOOR BOSS

WAPPING, BRENTWOOD, WINDSOR A former clinical director at Broadmoor Hospital said today (thurs) its notorious inmates have a right to watch soft pornography. Dr Kevin Murray said it would be a waste of public money if the high security psychiatric hospital tried to restrict what its patients watched. He told jurors Broadmoor was like Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital - not a prison like Belmarsh or Dartmoor. Dr Murray criticised a number of 'pejorative' articles The Sun had published about inmates at the high security prison.
 
October 27, 2014

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CUFFY:ISLAMIC STATE GANG TO STAND TRIAL IN JUNE

NORTH KENSINGTON, ST JOHN'S WOOD, PADDINGTON, NOTTING HILL, WEST LONDON Four terror suspects accused of plotting to kill police officers or soldiers on the streets of London after swearing allegiance to extremist group Islamic State are to stand trial next June. The gang allegedly carried out 'hostile reconnaissance' on Google Street View of Shepherd's Bush police station and White City Territorial Army Barracks. They are also said to have sourced a Baikal handgun with a silencer and ammunition and stored Instagram images of two Metropolitan Police officers and two Police Community Support Officers. Tarik Hassane, 21, Suhaib Majeed, 20, Nyall Hamlett, 24, and Momen Motasim, 21, are charged with engaging in conduct in preparation for committing acts of terrorism between 8 July and 7 October this year.
  October 03, 2014

BUTLER: REMOVAL MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING SIX-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER DENIES MURDER

SUTTON, SOUTHWEST LONDON A removal man accused of killing his six-year-old daughter has denied murder today (fri). Ben Butler, 34, is said to have caused a fatal head injury to Ellie Butler at the family home in Sutton, southwest London. Paramedics were called to the family home in Westover Close on 28 October last year. The Avenue Primary School pupil was taken to hospital but nothing could be done to save her.

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