CPS defends handling of case against cricketer Ben Stokes – The Guardian

Posted August 16th, 2018 in affray, alcohol abuse, assault, Crown Prosecution Service, news, prosecutions, sport by sally

‘The Crown Prosecution Service has defended its handling of the high-profile case against the England cricketer Ben Stokes after a jury unanimously cleared him of affray.’

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The Guardian, 15th August 2018

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Man who tried to gouge baby’s eyes out is jailed – The Guardian

Posted August 6th, 2018 in assault, attempts, child abuse, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “very dangerous” man who threw a baby out of a window after trying to gouge its eyes out has been jailed for life. Sean Ziemelis, 31, also tried to strangle the baby boy before throwing him from a second-storey window in the early hours of 1 August 2017, Luton crown court heard.’

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2018

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Man who threw baby out of window in Luton jailed – BBC News

‘A man who threw a seven-month-old baby and its mother out of a window has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 2nd August 2018

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Suspension for solicitor convicted of ABH against ex-boyfriend – Legal Futures

Posted July 27th, 2018 in assault, disciplinary procedures, news, solicitors by sally

‘A family law solicitor convicted of actual bodily harm after she hit her former boyfriend in the face with a glass has been suspended from practice for 15 months.’

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Legal Futures, 27th July 2018

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Stephen Lawrence killer David Norris to get damages – BBC News

Posted July 6th, 2018 in assault, compensation, Ministry of Justice, news, personal injuries, prisons by tracey

‘One of Stephen Lawrence’s killers has settled a claim with the Ministry of Justice after he was attacked in prison. David Norris suffered a broken nose and ribs at HMP Belmarsh in 2011 where he was being held on remand ahead of his trial for murder. He sued for damages, reported to be £10,000, after the assault.’

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BBC News, 6th July 2018

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Chilwell serial rapist found guilty of 24 sex attacks – BBC News

Posted June 25th, 2018 in assault, child abuse, news, rape by sally

‘A serial rapist has been found guilty of 24 sex attacks, including four counts of rape on a child.’

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BBC News, 25th June 2018

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Abusive Birmingham husband ‘beat wife and locked her indoors’ – BBC News

‘A husband who regularly beat his wife and kept her locked indoors during their 16-year marriage has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 19th June 2018

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Teacher once teased for ‘looking like Chuckle brother’ struck off after attack on schoolboy – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 14th, 2018 in assault, disqualification, fines, harassment, news, teachers by tracey

‘A teacher who lost his temper when a pupil told him he looked like a Chuckle brother has been struck off after flying into rage at another boy who threw a sweet at him.’

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Daily Telegraph, 13th June 2018

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Brook House: High Court rules immigration detainees abused by G4S staff can seek public inquiry – The Independent

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in assault, BBC, detention, immigration, inquiries, news by tracey

‘The High Court has ruled immigration detainees allegedly abused at the hands of staff at Brook House removal centre are allowed to seek an independent inquiry from the Home Office.’

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The Independent, 22nd May 2019

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Police officer who Tasered force’s race relations adviser is cleared by a judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 21st, 2018 in assault, news, police, weapons by sally

‘A police officer has been found not guilty of assault after Tasering a police race relations adviser in the face having mistaken him for a suspect.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th May 2018

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Man who attacked his children with hammer has jail term increased – The Guardian

Posted May 10th, 2018 in appeals, assault, child abuse, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who attacked his four children with a hammer and drove them into a wall at 92mph has had his sentence increased from 14 to 24 years by appeal court judges.’

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The Guardian, 9th May 2018

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Bedford barber jailed for head-shave ‘punishment’ – BBC News

Posted April 20th, 2018 in assault, news, sentencing by sally

‘A barber who shaved a 10-year-old boy’s head as a “punishment” has been jailed for eight months.’

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BBC News, 19th April 2018

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Sheffield man jailed for longer for disability hate crime after Solicitor General’s action – Attorney General’s Office

Posted March 29th, 2018 in assault, gangs, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘Shakaiyah Swindells, who was part of a Sheffield trio who assaulted and imprisoned a vulnerable victim has had his sentence increased.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 28th March 2018

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Richard Frost: 117mph double death crash driver jailed – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2018 in assault, dangerous driving, drug abuse, homicide, money laundering, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A motorist who hit speeds of 117mph before killing two pedestrians when he drove along the verge on the wrong side of the road has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 26th March 2018

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Grandfather jailed for attacking his son in a bitter row over their rival flower businesses – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 16th, 2018 in assault, news, restraining orders, sentencing by tracey

‘An 82-year-old grandfather has been jailed for attacking his own son – in a bitter row over their rival flower businesses. Raymond Hill shoved his son Paul, 49, as he took a delivery of flowers and plants at his garden centre. The outburst breached an earlier restraining order given to Hill for harassing his son, who lives next door.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th March 2018

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Mother who murdered baby attacked another child years earlier – The Guardian

Posted February 15th, 2018 in assault, child cruelty, murder, news, social services by sally

‘A mother jailed for murdering her seven-month-old baby had confessed to attacking another child years earlier.’

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The Guardian, 14th February 2018

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Cambridgeshire blackmailer jailed for punching toddler – BBC News

Posted February 13th, 2018 in assault, blackmail, child abuse, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who punched a toddler in the face in a bid to blackmail the child’s grandparents has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 12th February 2018

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Curry house chef not guilty of Tonypandy chilli powder attack – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2018 in assault, news, self-defence by tracey

‘A curry house chef who threw chilli powder into a customer’s eyes after he complained about “rubbery” chicken, has been found not guilty of assault.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2018

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Four men jailed for ‘brutal’ attack on dog walker who put pet’s poo in their bin – The Independent

Posted February 8th, 2018 in assault, conspiracy, gangs, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Four men have been jailed over a “vicious and brutal” assault on a dog walker who used their bin to dispose of his pet’s poo.’

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The Independent, 7th February 2018

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More than 30,000 instances of abuse in sheltered housing over last three years, finds investigation – The Independent

Posted January 24th, 2018 in assault, care workers, disabled persons, elderly, news, statistics by tracey

‘More than 30,000 instances of abuse have taken place in sheltered housing against elderly or disabled people over the last three years, a BBC File on Four investigation has revealed.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2018

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