London ‘slavery’ case: CPS charges Aravindan Balakrishnan – The Guardian

Posted December 11th, 2014 in child cruelty, false imprisonment, news, rape, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘A Maoist activist accused of keeping three women in domestic servitude for 30 years has been charged with 25 offences including rape and child cruelty.’

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The Guardian, 11th December 2014

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Child abduction changes – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted December 4th, 2014 in child abduction, detention, false imprisonment, kidnapping, news, reports, sentencing by sally

‘Proposed amendments to child abduction legislation will have a far-reaching impact on family law, write Joanna Farrands and Helen Habershon.’

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Law Society’s Gazette, 1st December 2014

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Simplification of Criminal Law: Kidnapping and Related Offences – Law Commission

Posted November 20th, 2014 in child abduction, false imprisonment, kidnapping, Law Commission, reports by tracey

‘A report recommending reforms to the law relating to kidnapping, false imprisonment and child abduction.’

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Law Commission, 20th November 2014

Source: www.justice.gov.uk/lawcommission

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Connah Smith jailed for nurses murder bid – BBC News

Posted November 11th, 2014 in attempts, false imprisonment, murder, news, nurses, sentencing, threatening behaviour, wounding by tracey

‘A man found guilty of attempting to murder two trainee nurses who were stabbed, doused with petrol and almost set on fire has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 11th November 2014

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Metropolitan police agrees payout over alleged race-discrimination case – The Guardian

‘The Metropolitan police has agreed to pay £120,000 in damages in an alleged race-discrimination case where seven officers were accused of assaulting a black motorist.’

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The Guardian, 18th September 2014

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Walker v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis – WLR Daily

Walker v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis: [2014] EWCA Civ 897; [2014] WLR (D) 289

‘The triviality of a person’s detention by a police officer who was not exercising the power of arrest did not prevent that detention from being unlawful and amounting to false imprisonment.’

WLR Daily, 1st July 2014

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Man awarded just £5 damages against police after court rules detention breached his rights – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 2nd, 2014 in appeals, costs, damages, detention, false imprisonment, news, police by sally

‘Court of Appeal said ‘aggressive and truculent’ man’s initial detention was unlawful and amounted to false imprisonment.’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st July 2014

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Regina (Francis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Bail for Immigration Detainees intervening) – WLR Daily

Regina (Francis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Bail for Immigration Detainees intervening):[2014] EWCA Civ 718; [2014] WLR (D) 240

‘The statutory authority deriving from paragraph 2(1) and (3) of Schedule 3 to the Immigration Act 1971 for detention pending removal of a person against whom a deportation order had been made in pursuance of a recommendation by a court was not unlimited and did not continue when there was no longer any prospect of deportation within a reasonable time.’

WLR Daily, 23rd May 2014

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Traveller family jailed over kidnap and torture – BBC News

‘Eleven members of the same family who kidnapped and tortured a couple they falsely accused of murdering a widow have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd April 2014

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Christian preacher wins £13,000 in compensation after being held for ’15 hours without food or water’ – The Independent

‘A Christian preacher who was held by police for 15 hours without water or food has won £13,000 in compensation for wrongful imprisonment.’

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The Independent, 31st March 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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Woman who lured man to ‘inhuman’ torture by offering sex is spared jail – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 21st, 2014 in false imprisonment, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, torture by sally

‘Chantelle McCluney, 23, watched on as her boyfriend and another lover tortured and humiliated their victim’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th January 2014

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Ice cream man jailed for keeping ‘slave’ in garage – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 7th, 2014 in assault, false imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘David Rooke forced Craig Kinsella, 34, to live in a garage where he suffered regular beatings and ended up scavenging for food in bins, Sheffield Crown Court heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th January 2014

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Man who held woman and boy in ‘armed’ Lincoln siege is jailed – BBC News

‘A man who pointed a pistol at police before carrying out a four-hour siege, trapping his estranged wife and a young boy in a flat, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd December 2013

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Slavery – then and, yes, now – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted December 3rd, 2013 in false imprisonment, human rights, news, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘The recent story of three women being freed after an alleged 30 years held captive in a South London house has aroused enormous public interest. It is a shocking example of modern day slavery. Perhaps it is so shocking because we assume that the very practice of slavery no longer exists here; that it lives on only in the history books.’

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 2nd December 2013

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Men who trafficked Slovakian slave bride to Burnley jailed – BBC News

Posted October 11th, 2013 in assault, false imprisonment, news, rape, sentencing, trafficking in human beings by sally

“A man who assaulted, raped and held a woman prisoner after she was snatched from Slovakia and trafficked to Lancashire has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 10th October 2013

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‘Skins’ actor sues Met for false arrest claiming he was racially stereotyped – The Independent

Posted October 11th, 2013 in assault, false imprisonment, news, police, race discrimination, stop and search by sally

“An award-winning actor is suing the Metropolitan Police for assault and false imprisonment after he was wrongly suspected of drug dealing.”

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The Independent, 10th October 2013

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Rachel Manning murder: Barri White and Keith Hyatt’s compensation fight – BBC News

Posted September 16th, 2013 in compensation, false imprisonment, murder, news, perverting the course of justice by tracey

“The two men wrongly convicted over the murder of a 19-year-old woman from Milton Keynes in 2000 have renewed their battle for compensation.”

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BBC News, 16th September 2013

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‘Kettled’ protester loses High Court compensation case – BBC News

Posted September 12th, 2013 in compensation, demonstrations, false imprisonment, news, police, proportionality by tracey

“A man who was ‘kettled’ during a protest in central London has lost his damages claim against the Met.”

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BBC News, 11th September 2013

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Cardiff Three police corruption case collapsed ‘due to disclosure failures’ – The Guardian

“Prosecutors and police were overwhelmed by more than 1 million pages of evidence during the trial of eight former South Wales police officers that eventually collapsed, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.”

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The Guardian, 16th July 2013

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