Husband ‘tried to murder wife with hammer’


A husband struck his estranged wife over the head with a hammer up to 12 times after their marriage broke down, the Old Bailey heard. Mehmet Ince, 52, tried to kill Melek Tilki in Amhurst Road, Hackney, while subject to a non-molestation order forbidding him from using violence against her, it was said. Prosecutor Andrew Molloy said: ‘The marriage had broken down, clearly there were problems before this as there were family court proceedings including an order he should not…

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