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December 19, 2014

ESAYED::IRAQI ACCUSED OF POSTING TWEETS GLORIFYING JIHAD

KENSINGTON, SOUTHWEST LONDON An Iraqi woman accused of posting tens of thousands of Twitter messages glorifying violent jihad appeared at the Old Bailey today (fri). Alaa Abdullah Esayed, 22, is accused of uploading 45,600 Tweets in just under a year encouraging children to use weapons and embrace extremism. Esayed also used photo-sharing site Instragram to further her fanaticism, it is said. She allegedly posted pictures of corpses felled in battle and poems entitled 'Mother of the Martyr, it is said.

 
December 19, 2014
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FRASER:BANKER BATTERED ESCORT TO DEATH IN HER HIGH HEELS

EARLS COURT, WEST LONDON A banker battered a escort to death in her black corset and high heels because he hated women, a court heard. Robert Fraser, 40, killed Colombian national Maria Duque-Tunjano at her flat in Earls Court, west London. The former Lloyds TSB employee left her to die on under her duvet, the Old Bailey heard. He also attacked a 27-year-old prostitute in a terrifying assault ten days earlier in Hermitage Street, Paddington. Police launched a manhunt for the killer after friends found 48-year-old Ms Duque-Tunjano's body at her home two days after she died.

 



 
December 19, 2014
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GANG MASTERS WHO PAID MIGRANTS £1 A WEEK TO PICK BROCCOLI JAILED

READING, BERKS; KING'S LYNN, NORFOLK; Two gang masters who paid migrants as little as £1 per week for back-breaking work picking broccoli were jailed for a total of just 32 months today (fri). Latvian nationals Ivars Mezals, 28, and Juris Valujevs, 36, refused to employ labourers until they built up a 'rent debt' from crowded accommodation provided by the pair. Workers who complained at the conditions were threatened with violence and one was told: 'If you don't pay your life will be ended like Alisa's'. Alisa Dmitrijeva, a 17-year-old Latvian woman, was found dead on New Year's Day 2012 on the Queen's Sandringham Estate.

 
December 19, 2014

HENDERSON: TRIAL OF ACCUSED SHELTERBOX FRAUDSTERS STAYS IN LONDON

TRURO, CORNWALL The trial of a charity boss will stay in London after an application to have the hearing moved to Cornwall was thrown out today (fri). Thomas Henderson, 63, is the former chief executive officer of ShelterBox, a charity fronted by the Duchess of Cornwall. He was sacked after allegedly carrying out a five year scam on the disaster relief organisation between 2007 and 2012. Henderson also tried to steal 1,000 tents from the charity, which provides emergency shelter and supplies to communities hit by humanitarian crisis, it is claimed.

 
December 19, 2014

ASHMORE: JAIL FOR THE YOUTH CLUB PERVERT

LIVERPOOL A youth club worker who ruined the life of a vulnerable teenager after sexually abusing him in the 1970s was jailed for just 15 months today (FRI). Michael Ashmore, 68, met his victim while he was employed by Newham Council at the Shipman Youth Club on Prince Regent Lane in Beckton, east London. The 14-year-old had only recently moved to London and was befriended by Ashmore who regularly took children on holidays or day trips out of the city. Ashmore molested the boy while the two of them shared a tent at a campsite in Epping Forest, and on another occasion while the two were sharing a tent in Cornwall.

 
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 19, 2014

FRASER; KILLER BANKER HID PROSTITUTE'S BODY UNDER THE DUVET

EARLS COURT A banker who battered an escort to death and robbed another in a vicious attack because of voices in his head has been locked up indefinitely today (fri). Robert Fraser, 40, killed Colombian national Maria Duque-Tunjano at her flat in Earls Court, West, London. The former Lloyds TSB employee beat his defenceless victim and left her half-naked body under a duvet in bed on 28 January this year. He also attacked a 27-year-old sex worker in a terrifying assault ten days earlier in Hermitage Street, Paddington.

 
December 19, 2014

FLETT:BAN FOR NURSE WHO FLEW INTO RAGE IN A&E

YORK A nurse has been suspended after she flew into a rage in A&E because she believed other patients were being treated before her. Joan Flett tore up an A&E appointment card and threw it at her colleague before storming off. The incident happened months after she blew her fuse at another colleague who said told her she was not needed on a ward. On 18 March 2013 Flett, a nurse at York Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, tried helping two colleagues who were handing out patient dinners.

 
December 19, 2014
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BAIG:£6.5M DRUGS HAUL PAIR JAILED FOR 19 YEARS

MANCHESTER; ISLEWORTH, WEST LONDON A £6.5 million drugs haul was seized after a dealer was caught in a cab during a £400 taxi ride between London and Manchester, a court heard. Joseph Salmon, 37, and Billal Baig, 32, were jailed for a total of 19 years today (Fri) at Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court. Salmon was caught with 22 wrapped parcels of heroin in a large laundry style bag and a bin bag when police stopped the Mercedes E270 private hire taxi he was travelling in. The taxi driver – later released without charge – told officers his friend Baig, had asked him to take a fare from Abbey Road Studios, in London to Manchester and back.

 
December 19, 2014

CHANDLER:DRAMA TEACHER WHO FLIRTED WITH 20 PUPILS STRUCK OFF

BRISTOL A drama teacher kissed a pupil and told another: 'Take it as a compliment that a 28-year-old man finds you incredibly attractive.' Robert Chandler, 35, flirted with 20 pupils at Fairfield High School, Bristol, over Facebook, text message and MSN, a hearing was told. Despite warnings not to contact pupils over the internet before and after he was appointed assistant head in 2009, he persisted in this vein. Chandler then kissed a pupil on the lips when she became upset about an exam she flunked, the National College for Teaching and Leadership heard.

 
December 19, 2014

ASIM:ARTIST CLEARED OF MURDERING ROMANIAN SEX WORKER

EDMONTON, NORTH LONDON An artist accused of stabbing a Romanian sex worker to death walked free from court after being cleared of murder. Ayse Asim, 47, was said to have plunged a knife into the stomach of 20 year-old Floarea Nicolae on the street in Upper Edmonton, north London. The prosecution claimed she had a dislike of prostitutes hanging around her area and had made repeated complaints to police over the previous year. After the murder, Asim told her daughter Nurhan she may have been responsible but later claimed she was confused because of her medication.


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