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SARDARl:BRITON MASTERMINDED MURDEROUS BOMBING CAMPAIGN IN IRAQ


cnl_iraq_ied.jpgWEMBLEY, NORTHWEST LONDON

A British student masterminded a terrorist campaign in Iraq which killed an American soldier with a roadside bomb, a court heard today (tues).

Anis Abid Sardar, 38, allegedly planned to slaughter coalition forces with a series of improvised explosive devices in Baghdad in 2007.

One of the four bombs detonated fully under a US military vehicle and killed Sergeant First Class Randy Johnson, 34, who was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, a jury heard.

The IED bore the fingerprint of Sardar's accomplice Sajjad Adnan, who was arrested and handed over to the Iraqi authorities, it is claimed.

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Andrew Jefferson, 52, repeatedly stabbed his this shopkeeper shouting: "You f*****g foreigners, coming to the UK to poison the British people".' The was lucky to survive the attack.

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April 28, 2015

CONNOR:BOXING FAN THEATENED BOSSES AFTER TICKET SALE FIASCO


cnl_ross_connor.jpg PETERBOROUGH, CAMBS; SPALDING, LINCS

A boxing fanatic vowed to take revenge when Viagogo bosses refused to pay £656,000 compensation over the botched sale of seats for Arsenal's Champions League match with Bayern Munich, the Old Bailey heard.

Ross Connor, 34, threatened the ticket website with 'extreme measures' if it refused to pay up, it is said, and sent a letter warning: 'I would happily go to prison getting revenge'

The kickboxing fan tracked down the firm's UK director, Ed Parkinson, to his home and sent a threatening letter, the court heard.

Among a barrage of texts, letters and emails, Connor allegedly told the company: 'Don't put staff in danger.'


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  April 28, 2015

ADEMILUYI:FRAUDSTER CAN 'GO HOME TO SEE HER BOYS'


cnl_ademiluyi_web.jpgWELWYN GARDEN CITY, HERTS

A fraudster who gave birth to five children in the UK while living here illegally with her bigamist husband was spared jail and told: 'You will be going home to see the boys.'

Nigerian Yemi Ademiluyi, 39, used fake documents to become an NHS nurse while her 43-year-old husband, Solomon Ademiluyi married a French woman to avoid deportation.

Officers found snaps of the happy couple along with a Valentine's Day card to 'my darling husband' when they visited the house they shared in Welwyn Garden City, Herts.

But the pair, who live with their five sons, insisted they had never been married despite the collection of family photos found in their home.


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April 28, 2015

METHOO:HOSPITAL WORKRS CLEARED OVER PATIENT'S SUICIDE


BECKTON, BARKING, EAST LONDON

A senior mental health nurse and a healthcare assistant have been cleared of neglect after a suicidal patient killed herself hours after she was admitted to a psychiatric ward.

Gemma Whitehead, 27, was found with a ligature around her neck in her room at the Hooper Ward at Cygnet Hospital in Beckton, east London.

She was rushed to Newham General, but doctors were unable to resuscitate her.

Senior nurse Rezah Methoo, 49, and healthcare assistant Chifik Achir, 29, allegedly failed to check on Ms Whitehead for nearly two hours after she was admitted to the Cygnet Hospital.


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  April 28, 2015

MOHAMMED:76 YEAR OLD MAN KNIFED OLD FRIEND IN 'CASH IN ATTIC' ROW


WALTHAMSTOW, EAST LONDON

A 76-year-old man repeatedly stabbed an old friend in the stomach after accusing him of stealing £13,000 from his loft, a court heard.

Ahmad Salem Mohammed allegedly attacked Mohammed Nouri Rassol, 61, with two knives after he returned to his bungalow in Walthamstow with his wife.

Mr Rassol's son, who was helping his mother settle in to her bedroom following a knee operation, managed to disarm Mohammed and throw the blade outside, jurors heard.

Mohammed, originally from Iraq, then grabbed another weapon continued stabbing Mr Rassol leaving his intestines 'bulging out' of his stomach, the Old Bailey heard.


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