Milad Rouf: Student jailed for Brighton acid attack – BBC News

Posted October 8th, 2021 in assault, domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A medical student who threw sulphuric acid over his former girlfriend while disguised as a woman has been jailed for 11 years.’

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BBC News, 8th October 2021

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Northampton man guilty of attempted murder of stranger – BBC News

Posted September 21st, 2021 in attempted murder, grievous bodily harm, news by sally

‘A man who strangled a woman in a random attack after she left a supermarket has been convicted of attempted murder.’

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BBC News, 20th September 2021

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Solicitor jailed for GBH avoids being struck off – Legal Futures

Posted July 1st, 2021 in disciplinary procedures, grievous bodily harm, news, solicitors by sally

‘A young solicitor jailed for grievous bodily harm (GBH) has escaped being struck off because of his genuine remorse and low likelihood of reoffending.’

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Legal Futures, 30th June 2021

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Man sentenced for blinding motorcyclist with egg in Wigston – BBC News

Posted April 29th, 2021 in grievous bodily harm, guilty pleas, motorcycles, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced after blinding a motorcyclist in one eye by throwing an egg at him from a car.’

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BBC News, 28th April 2021

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Met officer faces dismissal after ‘clear case of racial profiling’ – The Guardian

‘A police officer jailed for picking on a black father because of his colour and attacking him in front of his children is facing dismissal.’

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The Guardian, 13th April 2021

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Coronavirus: Boy sentenced for racist street attack – BBC News

‘A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced for racially attacking a Singapore student who was told “we don’t want your coronavirus in our country”.’

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BBC News, 27th January 2021

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Boy guilty over Oxford Street racist coronavirus attack – BBC News

Posted January 5th, 2021 in coronavirus, grievous bodily harm, hate crime, news, racism, young offenders by sally

‘A 15-year-old boy has been found guilty of racially attacking a Singaporean student who was told “I don’t want your coronavirus in our country”.’

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BBC News, 4th January 2021

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Man pleads guilty to setting police officer on fire – BBC News

Posted October 14th, 2020 in assault, grievous bodily harm, guilty pleas, news, police, wounding by sally

‘A man has pleaded guilty to setting fire to a policeman as he tried to evict him from land owned by Prince Charles.’

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BBC News, 13th October 2020

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Aydin Altun found guilty of driving into PC with car – BBC News

‘A man has been convicted of trying to injure a Met Police officer by driving a car at him in north London.’

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BBC News, 12th October 2020

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‘Evil witch’ David Lake jailed for ‘sadistic’ sex attack – BBC News

Posted August 3rd, 2020 in assault, grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A self-styled “evil black witch” has been jailed for life for a violent sex attack on a shopkeeper in his 70s.’

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BBC News, 31st July 2020

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Cardiff barking dog row attacker guilty of murder – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2020 in dogs, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, noise by sally

‘A man who attacked his neighbour in a row over a barking dog has been convicted of murdering him.’

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BBC News, 27th July 2020

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London-born twins face deportation to different countries – The Guardian

‘Twins who were born in London and have never left the UK face deportation to different countries in the Caribbean where they have no close relatives, their families have told the Guardian.’

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The Guardian, 7th July 2020

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‘Rough sex’ defence will be banned, says justice minister – BBC News

‘The so-called “rough sex gone wrong” defence will be outlawed in new domestic abuse legislation, a justice minister has told MPs.’

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BBC News, 16th June 2020

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Ben Ashman: Man who ran over stepmother at wedding jailed – BBC News

‘A man who repeatedly drove over his stepmother in a drunken rage at a wedding has been jailed for six years.’

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BBC News, 11th June 2020

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Interpretation of category 1 factors for offences of causing GBH or wounding with intent – R v Xue [2020] EWCA Crim 587 – Park Square Barristers

Posted May 12th, 2020 in grievous bodily harm, interpretation, news, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘This comment notes the recent Court of Appeal decision which focused upon the interpretation of two category 1 factors indicating greater harm under the Sentencing Guideline for causing GBH or wounding with intent under section 18 OAPA 1861 (‘section 18’):

– Injury (which includes disease transmission and/or psychological harm) which is serious in the context of the offence (must normally be present);
– Sustained or repeated assault on the same victim.’

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Park Square Barristers, 5th May 2020

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Van driver who launched ‘frenzied’ machete attack on police officer cleared of attempted murder – The Independent

‘A van driver who launched a “frenzied attack” on a police officer with a machete has been cleared of attempted murder after claiming he acted in self-defence.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2020

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Enraged mother threw her own baby at police officer causing spinal injury – Daily Telegraph

‘A police officer suffered a life-changing spinal injury after a mother threw her own child at them in a rage, a court heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd December 2019

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Levitt v Euro Building & Maintenance Contractors Limited (1) Dual Oliva Limited (2) [2019] EWHC 2926 (QB) – 12 King’s Bench Walk

‘A claim relating to an unlawful trespass to the Claimant’s person that occurred on 26 October 2014. During the course of their work, three sub-contractors engaged on a construction site by First Defendant, namely the Claimant, Kieran Fowler and Alan Fowler, became involved in an argument concerning their work. The incident started as verbal argument on a scaffold and culminated a few minutes later (off the scaffold) with Kieran Fowler striking the Claimant violently over the head with a scaffolding pole. As a result, the Claimant sustained a right-sided subdural haemorrhage, a subarachnoid haemorrhage, and extensive skull fractures. Following the incident Kieran Fowler was convicted of causing Grievous Bodily Harm and sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Claimant’s case was that the First Defendant were vicariously liable for the actions of Kieran Fowler. The Second Defendant was the insurer of the First Defendant.’

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12 King's Bench Walk, 20th November 2019

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Police officer who was attacked by suspect has been ‘completely let down’ by justice system, police chief say – Daily Telegraph

‘A female police constable who was attacked by a suspect has been “completely let down” by the justice system after prosecutors pursued a lower charge, the chair of the Police Federation has said.’

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Daily Telegraph, 25th November 2019

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Two Northumberland men sentenced for physical and mental torture of captive – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Two Northumberland men who subjected a captive man to a night of physical and mental torture have been sentenced to a total of 34 years at Newcastle Crown Court today (20 Nov).’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 20th November 2019

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