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September 11, 2013

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SEX ATTACKER WALKS FREE AFTER VICTIM URGES JUDGE TO FREE HIM

LEYTON, EAST LONDON A sex attacker who preyed on his victim after she agreed to sleep with him 'in the literal sense' was spared jail today (weds) after she urged a judge not to jail him. Tarik Ghosn, 26, had invited the young woman to stay at his home but she made it clear she did not want a sexual relationship with him. But Ghosn molested her after she agreed to share his bed at his home in Leyton, east London on April 21 last year. He was convicted of sexual assault after a trial at Snaresbrook Crown Court but in a statement the woman urged Judge Simon Wilkinson not to jail him.
  September 11, 2013

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BLAZQUEZ:ACCUSED PINSTRIPE KILLER WILL NOT STAND TRIAL AT OLD BAILEY

HORNCHURCH, SOUTH WOODFORD, ESSEX A former Old Bailey prosecution case worker at the accused of murdering a pensioner in her own home was today (weds) told he will not be standing trial at the court where he once worked. Thomas Blazquez, 50, allegedly smothered 77-year-old Rosemary Shearman, whose lifeless body was found at her home in Platford Green, Hornchurch, Essex, last Tuesday (September 3). Mrs Shearman had been preparing to go on a Saga Cruise around the Canary Islands when she was bound, gagged and knifed by an assailant dressed in a blue pinstripe suit, say detectives. Neighbours raised the alarm after the grandmother-of-five failed to answer the door of her £500,000 detached property.
 
September 05, 2013

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LEVETT: SHRINK 'CONFESSED HER LOVE' TO ANOREXIC TEEN

HOVE An eminent psychologist told an anorexic teenager she loved her on a trip to the Royal Albert Hall, a tribunal heard today (Weds). Gillian Levett, 65, first met the part-time model, known only as Miss A, when she was 16, diagnosing her with OCD and an eating disorder, the hearing was told. The relationship developed, with Levett acting both as counsellor and family member, She allowed the former public schoolgirl to live at her house in Hove and offered to become her legal guardian, it is claimed.
  September 04, 2013

PARKIN: INMATE GAVE GUARD ORAL SEX - THEN HID DRUGS IN HER VAGINA

GUERNSEY A prison nurse who gave pills to an inmate after she performed oral sex on him had also injected her with unprescribed drugs, a tribunal heard today (Weds). Andrew Parkin allegedly began a sexual relationship with the woman, known only as Patient A, while he was her mental health nurse at Guernsey Prison. He gave the woman 50 benzodiazpine tablets in a condom after she had performed oral sex and she hid them in her vagina, Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. Parkin also downed a tot of liquid valium and confided in the prisoner that he was a cocaine user, the hearing was told.
 
September 04, 2013

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SCOTT:FLOWERPOT ATTACKER WALKS FREE

SOUTH WOODFORD, EAST LONDON A woman who attacked a paralysed man with a flowerpot escaped jail today (Weds). Amy Scott, 44, laid into friend Lee Coupland twice in a matter of days after drinking too much booze. Scott first beat Mr Coupland round the head with a pebble-encrusted flowerpot following a row at her home in Churchfields, South Woodford last October 7. Two days later she jumped on Mr Coupland's back in a local supermarket, knocked him to the ground and kicked him in the ribs.
  September 04, 2013

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SRI LANKAN THUG FACES LIFE TERM FOR MURDERING FELLOW TAMIL

LEWISHAM, LEE, BELLINGHAM, BLACKHEATH, NEW MALDEN, SOUTH LONDON A Sri Lankan killer who beat a fellow Tamil to death in a savage gang slaying is facing life behind bars today (weds). Kohulan Podiappuhamey, 24, was part of mob likened to a 'pack of animals' who hunted down Thierry Christian-Gnanakumar in Lewisham High Street, southeast London. The 22-year-old, who had been out celebrating a friend's birthday, was the slowest to flee when he and pals were confronted by more than a dozen attackers armed with cricket bats, hockey sticks and metal poles. The third year biomedical science student, who had been studying at the University of East London, suffered devastating injuries in the attack on the steps of Lewisham Library.
 
September 04, 2013

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SWAIN: BULLY BROKE GIRLFRIEND'S COLLAR BONE AFTER RUDE AWAKENING

BASINGSTOKE An IT expert who savagely beat his girlfriend after she splashed him with water to wake him for breakfast at a luxury hotel walked free from court today. (Weds) Richard Swain, 39, half strangled pretty Carly Norman before throwing her to the floor and repeatedly punching her. The bully lost his temper when Ms Norman, 32, urged him to get up so they could go Christmas shopping. In September 2009 he had pushed her over a wall and into a window after she threw salad at him. Ms Norman was left with a broken collarbone protruding through her skin after the latest incident at the £250-a-night Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Bridge Street, City of London. She had to have steel pins put into the bone and is still off work and in pain from her injury.
  September 04, 2013

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ARM:PARAMEDIC FACES HEARING FOR DOWNING PINT IN HIS NHS SLACKS

WATERLOO, SOUTH LONDON A paramedic who downed a pint of cider while off-duty was hauled before a misconduct tribunal today (Weds) because he was wearing his NHS-issue trousers at the time. Alan Arm met colleagues for lunch at the Stage Door pub in Waterloo in his distinctive green slacks, in violation of trust policy, the Health and Care Professionc Council heard. The paramedic was working for the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust as part of the Motorcyle Response Unit at the time. Arm went back to work that afternoon, cruising the streets for potential emergencies.
 
September 04, 2013

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MCSWEENEY:CATHOLIC PRIEST IN COURT ACCUSED OF EIGHTIES SEX ABUSE

HOUNSLOW, WEST LONDON; PEASE POTTAGE, WEST SUSSEX; ST LEONARDS ON SEA, EAST SUSSEX; NORWICH A Catholic priest appeared in court today (weds) with the wheelchair-bound former manager of a children's home accused of sexually abusing boys in the 1980s. Father Tony McSweeney, 66, and John Stingemore, 71, allegedly molested children as young as nine from the now closed Grafton Close Children's Home in Hounslow, west London. They are accused of abusing the children between 1980 and 1981 while Stingemore was in charge of the council-run home and McSweeney was a local trainee priest. McSweeney, who officiated at the 1990 wedding of boxer Frank Bruno and his former wife Laura, and was once the 'part-time' chaplain at Norwich City Football Club, is facing three counts of indecent assault on young boys.
  September 04, 2013

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EVANS:REPORTER HACKED PHONES WHILE WORKING FOR TWO NEWSPAPERS

KILBURN, NORTHWEST LONDON A former News of the World and Sunday Mirror reporter appeared in court today (weds) accused of phone hacking and corruption spanning seven years. Dan Evans, 37, allegedly intercepted the voicemails of celebrities and high-profile public figures while working for the two tabloid newspapers. It is said he made corrupt payments to public officials, and is also accused of lying to the High Court in a witness statement. Evans is the first journalist to be charged with phone hacking from a newspaper outside the News of the World.
 
August 28, 2013

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'FIVER ROW' KILLING ACCUSED IN COURT

CLAPTON, HOMERTON, EAST LONDON A 17-year-old accused of stabbing a rival to death in a busy high street following a row over a £5 note appeared at the Old Bailey today (Weds). The teenager, who cannot be named, allegedly knifed Lamarni Hylton-Reid, 20, in front of terrified shoppers in Homerton, east London. Mr Hylton-Reid, from nearby Clapton, collapsed at the scene in Homerton High Street on August 21 and died in hospital later the same day. A post-mortem gave the cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.
  August 21, 2013

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SADISTIC 'BLADE OF DOOM' MOUSE SLAYER ESCAPES JAIL

PADDINGTON A sadistic teenager who tried to impress a girl with a homemade horror movie showing him butchering a mouse escaped jail today (Weds). Andre Yankey, 19, dubbed himself a 'mouse killer' as he used a power tool to slice the poor animal open and drill into its eye. The personal trainer said on camera the mouse would be 'terminated with The Blade of Doom' as he tortured and eventually killed it. During the 90 second clip Yankey boasted: 'This is what happens when a mouse comes into my house.’ But Yankey landed himself in trouble by sending the snuff film to a friend, who was so traumatised by what she saw that she called the RSCPA.

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