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January 27, 2016

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JAVEED: CHEMISTRY TEACHER TERRORIST BANNED FROM THE CLASSROOM

BOLTON A chemistry teacher who plotted to commit mass murder with ISIS in Syria has been banned from Britain's classrooms for life. Jamshed Javeed, 31, was among a group of young Muslim men from Manchester who became radicalised and determined to join the terrorist group in the civil war-ravaged state. Javeed, who befriended former Guantanamo suspect Moazzam Begg in Belmarsh jail, quit his job teaching secondary school children to fight Jihad. But the Bolton teacher was stopped from travelling by his wife, who hid the clothes he had prepared, along with his passport. He was jailed for six years last March and has now been banned from the teaching profession following a hearing in Coventry.
  January 15, 2016

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PORT: ACCUSED GAY SERIAL KILLER WILL NOT STAND TRIAL UNTIL OCTOBER

BARKING An alleged serial killer accused of seducing four young men on a gay dating app before spiking their drinks with fatal doses of poison appeared in court today (Friday). Chef Stephen Port, 40, is said to have plied his victims with lethal measures of the party drug GHB, known as liquid ecstasy, after inviting them back to his flat. He dumped the bodies nearby, including in a graveyard at St Margaret's Church, in North Street, Barking, it is claimed. Each of the four men, all in their 20s, died over a 15-month period between June 2014 and September 2015 after meeting Port through gay dating app Grindr.
 
January 14, 2016

HENRY:GUNMAN DENIES ATTEMPTING TO MURDER POLICEMAN

HACKNEY A gunman accused of trying to shoot dead a police officer during an undercover operation denied attempted murder today (thurs). Tyrone Henry, 31, admitted being unlawfully in possession of a 9mm pistol when he appeared at the Old Bailey via a video link from Belmarsh jail.
  January 12, 2016

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SOMAIA:KING CON ORDERED TO REPAY £20MILLION TO HIS VICTIMS

HADLEY WOOD, NORTH LONDON; BAYSWATER, RUISLIP, WEST LONDON A business tycoon dubbed 'King Con' who was snared in one of the largest private prosecutions in British legal history must repay more than £20million to his victims, a judge ruled today (Tues). Ketan Somaia, 54, is likely to die behind bars after being jailed for eight years in July 2014 for masterminding a £13.5million scam on investors. The Kenyan-born fraudster wooed his victims with luxury trips on private Learjets, champagne parties, extravagant dinners and expenses paid trips to Dubai, Kenya and South Africa. He boasted about his connections to the billionaire Hinduja brothers while showing off his plush office in Mayfair and a palatial home in the exclusive north London suburb of Hadley Wood.
 
January 08, 2016

SERTSEL: BELMARSH PRISON GUARD ADMITS INMATE AFFAIR

BOW A female guard at one of Britain’s highest security prisons is facing jail today (Fri) after admitting having an illicit affair with an inmate. Meryam Sertsel, 20, met the prisoner while working at HMP Belmarsh, which houses some of the UK’s most high-profile prisoners. She managed to keep her lover a secret for almost three months between 16 March and 23 June before the two of them were caught. Today, she admitted one count of misconduct in a public office at Southwark Crown Court for striking up a relationship with the prisoner and failing to tell her employers about the affair.
  January 07, 2016

DARBYSHIRE: CARER CLAIMS FATHER'S DEATH WAS SUICIDE PACT

DAGENHAM A carer accused of suffocating her multiple sclerosis suffering father denied murder when she appeared at the Old Bailey today (Thurs). Claire Darbyshire, 36, allegedly murdered her dad Brian, 67, by putting a plastic bag over his head at the home they shared in Dagenham, Essex. She is accused of carrying out the killing between 1 and 11 September, when the body was discovered by police after neighbours reported their concerns. Darbyshire, with shoulder-length greying hair, appeared by videolink from Belmarsh prison wearing a black sweater with white writing and dark trousers.
 
January 05, 2016

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DOYLE:ONE OF GANG RINGLEADERS WAS REAL LIFE ARTHUR DALEY

ISLINGTON, ENFIELD, NORTH LONDON; BENFLEET, ESSEX; DARTFORD, KENT A gas engineer accused of involvement in the Hatton Garden raid admitted he used to drink with three of he gang's ringleaders - and described one as an Arthur Daley character. Hugh Doyle, 48, is accused of allowing the thieves to use his premises to swap loot stolen in the £14m heist. Doyle admitted he was once part of a drinking circle that included 76-year-old mastermind Brian Reader - was was known as 'The Guv'nor or 'Master' by the other gang members. He also drank with convicted robber Terry Perkins, 67, and his wheeler-dealer pal John 'Kenny' Collins, 75, at The Harlequin, in Angel, north London in the early 2000s.
  January 04, 2016

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ERUN:PRISON VAN ESCAPE PLOT GANG TO STAND TRIAL IN MAY

TOTTENHAM, NORTH LONDON Four men accused of a plot to spring two Turkish gangsters from jail whose dramatic arrest led to a father-of-two being shot dead by police will stand trial in May, a court heard. Jermaine Baker, 28, was allegedly part of the plan to free Erwin Amoyaw-Gyamfi, 29, and Izzet Erun, 32, as they were being driven to Wood Green Crown Court for sentencing in a prison van. Baker, from Tottenham, died of a single gunshot wound on 11 December after armed police in unmarked 4x4 vehicles and wearing balaclavas swooped after they were tipped off about the alleged escape attempt. The as yet unnamed police marksmen who fired the fatal shot was suspended, arrested and interviewed under caution after the Independent Police Complaints Commission began a homicide inquiry, but no charges have been brought.
 
December 16, 2015

NYKLON: TV KILLER IN COURT

A prisoner accused of murdering his cellmate by smashing him over the head with a television set has appeared in court. Ukrainian Taras Nykolyn, 46, was being held in HMP Wandsworth for allegedly assaulting stranger Roger Maxwell when he is said to have killed fellow prisoner Wadid Barsoum. Nyklon is accused of causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Mr Maxwell on Wimbledon Common on 19 June 2014. He is said to have murdered Mr Barsoum on May 4 this year. Nyklon appeared at the Old Bailey via videolink from Belmarsh prison, where he complains he is being held in solitary confinement.
  December 14, 2015

DARBYSHIRE: 'DAD KILLER' SUFFERS PANIC ATTACKS AND AGORAPHOBIA

DAGENHAM, ESSEX A carer accused of suffocating her ill father after agreeing to help him die suffers from panic attacks and agoraphobia, the Old Bailey heard today (Mon). Claire Darbyshire, 36, allegedly killed her dad Brian, 67, by putting a plastic bag over his head at their home in Dagenham, Essex. She is accused of carrying out the killing on September 2, but the body was not discovered by police until eight days later when neighbours reported their concerns. Darbyshire appeared in the dock via videolink from HMP Belmarsh for a hearing this morning.
 
December 11, 2015

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MIRE: TUBE SLASHER SUSPECT BACK IN COURT

LEYTONSTONE A terror suspect accused of slashing a Tube passenger's neck and yelling 'This is for Syria' appeared at the Old Bailey this afternoon (Fri). Muhaydin Mire, 29, allegedly tried to kill the 56-year-old commuter at Leytonstone underground station in east London on Saturday, December 5. The victim suffered 'serious' stab wounds to the arm and neck after he was attacked with a long bladed box cutter. Two others were injured in the attack, which was filmed by commuters on their mobile phones.
  December 10, 2015

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JONES:HATTON GARDEN BURGLAR WANTED TO COME CLEAN

ISLINGTON, ENFIELD, NORTH LONDON; DARTFORD, KENT, BENFLEET, ESSEX A Hatton Garden burglar wrote to the press from his high-security prison cell claiming he wanted to come clean and give up his share of the £14m haul, a court heard today (thurs). Daniel Jones, 60, had told police he would lead them to his stash and complained to Sky News reporter Martin Brunt they were doing nothing to get it. But suspicious flying squad officers had launched their own inquiry and discovered bags stuffed with gems buried under the memorial stone of the grandfather of his children in a cemetery in Edmonton, in north London. A week later, on 15 October, Jones was allowed out of Belmarsh prison, where he is awaiting sentence, and police to another plot where he had hidden a smaller stash of gold, jewellery and packets of precious stones.

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