Man and former wife abused their children, court hears – BBC News

Posted July 18th, 2014 in assault, child abuse, families, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘A separated couple have been convicted of sexually and physically abusing their children. The man and his former wife were convicted of sexual and physical assaults on children in the Merthyr Tydfil and Caerphilly areas but cleared of rape. A second man was acquitted.’

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BBC News, 17th July 2014

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Guilty verdict in former N-Dubz singer Dappy slap case – BBC News

Posted June 19th, 2014 in assault, costs, news, victims by sally

‘Magistrates have found the former N-Dubz singer Dappy guilty of slapping a man outside a nightclub.’

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BBC News, 19th June 2014

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MP’s son guilty of using ‘tremendous force’ to attack press photographer – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2014 in assault, criminal damage, media, news, photography by sally

‘The son of MP Mike Hancock has been found guilty of “losing control” and using “tremendous force” to headbutt and punch a press photographer.’


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The Guardian, 13th June 2014

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IPPC say South Wales Police let down woman in hammer attack – BBC News

‘A woman attacked by her partner with a claw hammer was put at “serious risk” by South Wales Police, despite her reporting him to them, the Independent Police Complaints Commission has said.

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BBC News, 11th June 2014

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Art teacher who headbutted pupil was able to keep working despite getting criminal record for attack – The Independent

‘A teacher who violently assaulted a child in the classroom was able to continue working despite being given a criminal record for the attack, The Independent can reveal.’

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The Independent, 8th June 2014

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Stuart Hall jailed for indecent assaults – BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2014 in assault, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Ex-BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall has been sentenced to an extra two years and six months in jail for two counts of indecently assaulting a girl.’

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BBC News, 23rd May 2014

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Judge calls for action to help soldiers sufering PTSD as he spares veteran – Daily Telegraph

‘Judge warns increasing numbers of soldiers suffering post traumatic stress disorder are coming before the courts as he says “I don’t think we give enough credit to the men who are prepared to lay down their lives on a daily basis for us.”‘

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Daily Telegraph, 19th May 2014

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Coventry woman jailed for attack on 80-year-old man – BBC News

Posted May 12th, 2014 in assault, burglary, elderly, news, sentencing, video recordings by sally

‘A woman who carried out a “sickening” unprovoked attack on a pensioner has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’

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BBC News, 9th May 2014

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Chris Grayling orders review of ‘single punch’ killings – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 8th, 2014 in assault, homicide, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary, has ordered a review of the way criminals who kill with a single punch are punished by the courts. The Government’s intervention – which could have a far-reaching impact on the way all types of manslaughter are sentenced – came after judges refused to increase the sentence handed down to an attacker who killed a disabled man.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th May 2014

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Knife crime sentencing – let’s cut the politics – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted May 7th, 2014 in assault, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, recidivists, sentencing by sally

‘Chris Grayling announced an intention to amend the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill to include a provision providing for a six-month minimum sentence for a second knife-related offence. This was met with opposition from Grayling’s Liberal coalition partners (more of which later).’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 6th May 2014

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Man jailed for trying to strangle his wife: ‘Sorry, I need to get rid of you’ – The Independent

Posted April 28th, 2014 in assault, domestic violence, married persons, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attempted to strangle his wife of 10 years while she lay in bed sleeping has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 26th April 2014

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Woman jailed for drunken bite attack while pregnant – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 24th, 2014 in alcohol abuse, assault, news, pregnancy, sentencing by tracey

‘Fiona Leonard, who was 20 weeks pregnant, left her victim with permanent scars following the vicious attack at Royal Ascot.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th April 2014

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CPS defends decision to bring assault and rape charges against Nigel Evans – The Guardian

‘The director of public prosecutions has defended the decision to bring sex assault and rape charges against Tory MP Nigel Evans by saying it would do the same again, despite a warning from its former director Lord Macdonald that it must not “lose perspective” over high-profile cases involving historic allegations.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2014

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Roller skater handed prison sentence for being towed down road at 70mph – Daily Telegraph

‘A man is handed a prison sentence for aiding and abetting dangerous driving after police discovered a video of him being towed along a road at 70mph on roller skates.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th April 2014

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Milly Dowler’s killer Levi Bellfield awarded £4,500 over prison attack – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 4th, 2014 in assault, compensation, news, prisons by sally

‘The Ministry of Justice is ‘hugely disappointed’ that the triple murderer will receive taxpayer funded compensation.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th April 2014

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Former government vet killed man during sadomasochistic sex session – The Guardian

Posted April 3rd, 2014 in assault, homicide, news by tracey

‘A former government vet has been convicted of killing a man during an extreme drug-fuelled sadomasochistic sex session.’

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The Guardian, 2nd April 2014

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Ice cream slavery man David Rooke’s sentence ‘not too lenient’ – BBC News

Posted March 31st, 2014 in appeals, assault, false imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘An ice cream seller who kept a vulnerable man as a slave in his garage was not given a lenient sentence, appeal court judges have ruled.’

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BBC News, 28th March 2014

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John Terry’s father Ted cleared in racial abuse trial – BBC News

Posted March 24th, 2014 in assault, news, racism, sport by sally

‘The father of former England football captain John Terry has been cleared of racially abusing a man in a dispute over a cigarette.’

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BBC News, 21st March 2014

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Sikh man jailed over knife attack on former Indian general Kuldip Singh Brar – The Independent

Posted March 24th, 2014 in armed forces, assault, grievous bodily harm, India, news, sentencing, Sikhism by sally

‘A Sikh man has received a lengthy jail sentence after being convicted of slashing a former Indian military lieutenant general in the neck while he was on holiday in London.’

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The Independent, 21st March 2014

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Mary Konye jailed for 12 years for acid attack on former friend in east London – The Guardian

‘A woman who threw acid in the face of her friend while disguised by a Muslim veil has been jailed for 12 years.’

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The Guardian, 21st March 2014

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