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February 12, 2016

AVDYLI: MAN DENIES BAR MURDER

LEYTON A man accused of stabbing a drinker to death at a restaurant bar denied murder today (FRI). Hysni Avdyli, 43, allegedly knifed Asim Marku, 34, at the Dolce Vita in Leyton, east London, on 16 April last year. Mr Marku was pronounced dead at the scene in Lea Bridge Road at around 10.38pm. Avdyli pleaded not guilty to a single count of murder when he appeared at the Old Bailey.

 
February 12, 2016
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HOPE: KING POPPER'S VICTIMS TO BE REFUNDED £2.5M

CANARY WHARF Victims of notorious Ponzi fraudster dubbed 'King Popper' are to be refunded with £2.5 million from his personal bank account, a court heard today. Alex Hope, 26, was jailed for seven years in January for swindling millions from investors to fund a playboy lifestyle of gambling and exclusive nightclubs. He once splashed £32,000 in one evening at a Champagne Spray event earning him the title 'King Popper,' Southwark Crown Court heard. Judge Deborah Taylor accepted the advice from the Financial Conduct Authority that all of Hope's investors should receive some money.

 



 
February 12, 2016

MARU: DOCTOR FACES TRIAL FOR HARASSING RESIDENTS

LADBROKE GROVE; KENSINGTON A doctor accused of harassing residents with a series of abusive and unwanted letters is to stand trial in June. Leena Maru allegedly sent a large number of abusive letters to people living in Kensington Park Gardens in Ladbroke Grove, west London. Maru also sent letters to dentist Daniel Peter in Battersea despite previously receiving a harassment warning, Hammersmith Magistrates court was told. She appeared at court today (FRI) but the hearing was delayed until June to give the prosecution time to review witness statements.

 
February 12, 2016
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TAJ: TAXI DRIVER CONVICTED OF PLANNING TO FIGHT FOR ISIS IN SYRIA

BEDFORD A taxi driver who planned to travel to Syria to join Islamic State and live with a jihadi bride he met online is facing jail today (FRI). Married Naseer Taj, 26, posted his support of ISIS brutality on his twitter feed and made plans to travel to the war-torn state just days after the caliphate was declared. He bought equipment including factor 50 sun cream, a rucksack, tactical utility belt and a mosquito net in preparation for his journey. Taj admitted planning to travel to Syria but claimed he was not interested in fighting and just wanted to live there with his new internet bride Umm Jibreel Niqabista.

 
February 12, 2016

PRICHARD: DENTIST STRUCK OFF FOR HYGIENE FAILURES

COVENTRY A dentist who used the same towel to wipe his hands and his patients' faces has been struck off. Steven Prichard failed to wash his hands or change his gloves between appointments at his practice in Baginton Road, Coventry. Prichard also failed to diagnose cavities and charged excessive fees to three of his patients. A panel of the General Dental Council found his fitness to practise was impaired because of his misconduct.

 
February 12, 2016

TELFER: TRIAL FIXED OVER LAWYER CRUSH DEATH

COBHAM; SLOUGH; LEEDS; SAWBRIDGEWORTH; RICHMOND Four people and three companies will stand trial next January over the death of a lawyer who was crushed by a half-tonne window as she walked to work. Amanda Telfer, 44, was killed by a falling 13ft-by-13ft wooden frame, which had been propped up against a wall at a building site in Hanover Street, central London. The window was so heavy it took ten bystanders to lift it off and despite their efforts to resuscitate her before paramedics arrived Ms Telfer was pronounced dead at the scene just before midday on 30 August 2012. Ms Telfer, an intellectual property and media law specialist, had been on the way to work at Keystone Law, in Davies Street, near Oxford Street.

 
February 12, 2016

GRIFFITHS: NURSE STRUCK OFF FOR FALSE RECORDS

TROWBRIDGE A nurse has been struck off for claiming she visited a patient a month after he died. Caroline Griffiths incorrectly recorded appointments and meetings for several patients while working in Greater London for Nutricia Limited, which is based in Trowbridge, Wilts. In one case she falsely wrote down she had visited the patient on 24 May 2010, despite them passing away in February. Another patient's feeding tube button was also left unchanged or its change unrecorded between June 2008 and February 2010.

 
February 12, 2016
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HASSANE: MEDICAL STUDENT ADMITS UK TERROR PLOT

NORTH KENSINGTON A medical student has today (Fri) admitted taking part in a terrorist plot to kill British civilians. Tarik Hassane, 22, dramatically changed his pleas as he was due to give evidence at the Old Bailey. He admitted conspiracy to murder between 8th July 2014 and 25th September 2014 and preparation of terrorist acts between 8th July 2014 and the 7th October 2014. The charges state he conspired to murder a person or persons unknown and researched, planned, and/or sourced a weapon and ammunition 'with a view to committing an attack or attacks on a person or persons within the United Kingdom'.

 
February 12, 2016

DALEY: MURDER CASE DROPPED - NO REASON GIVEN

ELEPHANT AND CASTLE A man accused of stabbing a schoolboy to death next to a playground has been released from prison after prosecutors dropped the case. Jordan Daley, 20, was charged with the murder of 16-year-old Mohammed Dura-Ray on the Newington Estate, in Elephant and Castle. Mohammed was stabbed in the heart at about 10.20pm on 14 September last year after he was allegedly surrounded by a mob of up to 30 youths. Daley was due to stand trial at the Old Bailey in May but yesterday a letter was sent to his lawyers announcing the charge was being discontinued administratively.

 
February 12, 2016

LIDDLE: BOGUS GURU BEHIND BARS FOR £20K SCAM

ST ALBANS A phoney lifestyle guru previously spared jail for conning thousands out of premier league footballers is behind bars for stealing £22,000 from an entrepreneur. Claire Liddle, 45, walked free from court in 2014 after pocketing £82,561 from six different clients of her firm Solutions Lifestyle. Her victims included Stoke City Striker Peter Odemwingie and Norwich City's Andre Wisdom, who had used Solutions Lifestyle to organise their holidays. She was handed a two-year suspended sentence and ordered to complete 150 hour of unpaid work after admitting six counts of theft at Stafford Crown Court.

 
February 12, 2016

WOOD: PAIR DENY MURDER OF FATHER-OF-THREE

ERITH Two men accused of stabbing a father-of-three to death at a southeast London flat denied murder today (Fri). Nicholas Wood, 41, and Tim Clark, 50, are accused of killing 34-year-old Terry Wiggins at the Applegarth House tower block in Lincoln Road, Erith. The alleged victim was found with stab wounds at around 10pm on 17 November last year, and despite the efforts of emergency services to save him he died later that night. Wood and Clark are also accused of falsely imprisoning another man on the same date.


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