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April 21, 2015

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JEFFREY OKAFOR:KILLER FLED TO NIGERIA AFTER NIGHTCLUB KILLING

VAUXHALL/EAST DULWICH A teenager confessed to stabbing a DJ and children's television presenter to death outside a nightclub before he fled to Nigeria, a court heard. Jeffrey Okafor was just 18 when he murdered 19-year-old Carl Beatson-Asiedu after he finished a set at Club Life in Goding Street, Vauxhall in 2009, it is claimed. Okafor, now 24, was allegedly the knifeman who stabbed Mr Beatson-Asiedu as two gangs of clubbers battled outside venue. Within an hour of the attack Okafor phoned girlfriend Merissa Anderson to say he had been involved in a 'madness', Woolwich Crown Court heard. A few days later he confessed to stabbing Mr Beatson, who was known as 'Charmz' and had had appeared in CBBC's 'MI High.'
  April 21, 2015

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KHOORBAN:SOLDIER RAPED GIRL CELEBRATING END OF GCSEs

GREENWICH, WOOLWICH, SOUTHEAST LONDON; EAST HAM, EAST LONDON A 'violent sexual predator' raped one of his two victims in the VIP area of West End nightclub as she celebrated the end of her GSCEs, a court heard. Former soldier Solomon Khoorban, 33, attacked the 16-year-old girl at the Equinox nightclub in Leicester Square edging up to her on the dance floor. He asked her to go upstairs to talk and the girl agreed because her feet were hurting after dancing in high heels. Khoorban got into the empty VIP area and punched the teenager in the face so hard she lost consciousness before he raped her.
 
April 20, 2015

BENSAFI: ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FORGED PAPERS FOR CONCIERGE JOBS

STRATFORD, WOOLWICH Two illegal overstayers who used forged documents to get jobs as concierges with a leading property management firm were spared jail today (MON). Algerian Hamid Bensafi, 45, and Ugandan Kivumbi Kimbowa, 39, were caught out after the human resources manager at Rendall & Rittner went on a training course with City of London police. Checks on all the staff revealed Bensafi supplied a false French identity card while Kimbowa had a forged visa stamp on his genuine passport. The Old Bailey heard Bensafi came to the UK in 2002 on a six month visa but remained in the country illegally.
  April 20, 2015

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ISLAM:JIHADIST GROOMED PAL TO CARRY OUT RIGBY STYLE ATTACK

MANOR PARK, EAST LONDON A teenage jihadist tried to manipulate his mentally disabled friend into carrying out a Lee Rigby-style murder of a British soldier, the Old Bailey heard today (Mon). Kazi Islam, 18, allegedly praised the killers of Fusilier Rigby and urged his impressionable pal to prepare for another attack, telling him: 'When I give the order I want you to kill a soldier'. Islam groomed the 19-year-old, who has learning difficulties, with a combination of threats, bullying, and propaganda about British soldiers 'murdering innocent children', the court heard. Prosecutor Annabel Darlow QC said Islam also used his friend to assemble parts for a pipe bomb, including fireworks, hydrogen peroxide, pipes, metal end caps and glue.
 
April 13, 2015

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HASSAN:TEEN SHOT DEAD IN TURF WAR BETWEEN DRUG BARONS

GREENWICH, BROCKLEY, ELTHAM, SOUTHEAST LONDON A carpentry student was shot in the head in the latest part of a murderous turf war between drug barons, the Old Bailey heard today (mon). Charlie Wright, 17, was shot in the face at close range in a flat in Greenwich, southeast London. Mohammed Ibrahim, 26, Hassan Hassan, 33, Colin Anderson, 48, are accused of murdering the teenager in the early hours of 23 April 2010 in Calvert Road, Greenwich. Jurors heard Charlie had been recruited into the 'dark world' of drug dealing by a Somalian man Ibrahim Aden, known as 'Double D'.
  March 27, 2015

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HANA KHAN: WANNABE JIHADI BRIDE SPARED JAIL FOR FUNDING TERROR

WILLESDEN, WOOLWICH A would-be Jihadi bride who sent £1,000 to fund her cheating boyfriend's bloody terrorist crusade in Syria was spared jail today (Fri) after he dumped her for another woman. Naive Hana Khan, 23, was infatuated with bad boy lover Jafar Turay, 28, who fled the country in July 2012. She transferred funds to him after he sent her sickening pictures of Syrian children holding AK47 machine guns, which she told him were 'beautiful'. Khan, who is from a 'sheltered background' believed she would marry the runaway Jihadi, previously known as Joel Kelvin Daley.
 
March 26, 2015

MAJEED: GUN CHARGES CONFESSION

PADDINGTON, KENSINGTON, NOTTING HILL A terror suspect accused of a plot to murder British citizens today (Thurs) admitted possessing a semi-automatic pistol and ammunition. Suhaib Majeed, 20, pleaded guilty to one charge of possessing a firearm and another charge of possessing ammunition at a hearing at the Old Bailey. He is due to stand trial alongside Tarik Hassane, 21, Nyall Hamlett, 24, Momen Motasim, 21, and Nathan Cuffy, 25, for preparation of a terrorist act. The group are alleged to have planned to attack people within the UK by researching, planning and sourcing weapons and ammunition.
  March 26, 2015

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HASSAN:COMATOSE TEENAGER WAS FILMED BEING RAPED

WALWORTH, SOUTH LONDON; BIRMINGHAM A teenager was filmed being raped by one man and sexually assaulted by another when she passed out after drinking and smoking pot. The 19-year-old victim had no idea what had happened to her until her friend saw the footage of her on Yahye Mohammed Mohamud's phone. Mohammed Hassan, 22, had been drinking and smoking cannabis when he abused the 19-year-old as she lay comatose on a bed on 5 May 2011. His friend Mohammed Nur Isse, 22, raped her while Mohamud, 25, recorded it on his mobile.
 
March 20, 2015

ELCOCK:SIX FACING FALSE IMPRISONMENT CHARGE

CROYDON, WOOLWICH, SOUTH LONDON; TOTTENHAM, NORTH LONDON Six men accused of falsely imprisoning a Croydon man appeared in court today (fri). The alleged victim, 21, was located and safely released by Met police officers on March 4 this year. Leon Elcock, 21, Jordan Walker-Brown, 18, Jamal Parris, 18, Harry Levett, 20, Damilola Oiejobi, 21, and Spencer Musika, 18, are all charged with false imprisonment. They appeared briefly at Southwark Crown Crown ahead of a plea and case management hearing on June 5.
  March 20, 2015

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ZIAMANI:MUSLIM CONVERT JAILED FOR PLANNING LEE RIGBY STYLE ATTACK

SOUTHWARK A teenage Muslim convert who was arrested on his way to behead a British soldier in a copycat Lee Rigby style terror attack was jailed for 22 years today (FRI). Brustholm Ziamani, 19, planned to emulate his heroes Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale by decapitating a member of the armed forces and posing for a photograph with the severed head. His mission was foiled when an anti-terrorist officer spotted him in the street in east London carrying his 'toolkit for terror' - a 12-inch knife, a hammer and a black Islamic flag - in his rucksack. Ziamani, who wanted to install sharia law in the UK under the Islamic State of Ireland and Britain, was on police bail for suspected terror offences at the time.
 
March 05, 2015

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OYENEYE:NIGERIANS USED NAMES OF DEAD KIDS IN £1M TAX STING

HITHER GREEN, SYDENHAM, WOOLWICH, SOUTHEAST LONDON Three Nigerians who used the names of more than 200 dead children to launder the profits from an attempted £1m VAT fraud were jailed for 16 and a half years today (thurs). Saheed Oyebanji Oyeneye, 35, Rasaq Omotunde, 38, and Oluwakemi Adesaogun, 38, set up scores of bogus online HMRC accounts to 'get rich quick' off the public purse. They adopted false identities, including details of sports personalities and dead children, in the fraud similar to the passport scam in the best selling novel 'The Day of the Jackal.' They received around £250,000 but had attempted to swindle £1m using the fake accounts to apply for VAT repayments.
  March 05, 2015

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JAVEED:SIX YEARS FOR TEACHER WHO PLANNED TO JOIN ISIS IN SYRIA

MANCHESTER; BOLTON; LIVERPOOL A chemistry teacher who planned to commit mass murder with ISIS in Syria was jailed for six years today (thurs). Jamshed Javeed, 30, who befriended former Guantanamo suspect Moazzam Begg in Belmarsh jail, quit his job teaching secondary school children to fight Jihad. Javeed was among a group of young Muslim men from Manchester who became radicalised and determined to join the terrorist group in Syria. He helped his younger brother Mohammed, 21, and two other men by providing money for flights as well as clothing and equipment, Woolwich Crown Court heard.

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