Ex-paratrooper Anthony Malone jailed over torture – BBC News

Posted April 3rd, 2012 in armed forces, false imprisonment, kidnapping, news, sentencing, torture by sally

“A former paratrooper has been jailed for eight years for taking part in the kidnap and torture of two brothers after a property deal collapsed.”

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BBC News, 3rd April 2012

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Two found guilty of brothers’ kidnap and torture – BBC News

Posted March 8th, 2012 in assault, extradition, kidnapping, news, sentencing by sally

“Two men have been convicted of taking part in the kidnap and torture of two brothers after a business deal went wrong, Scotland Yard has said.”

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BBC News, 8th March 2012

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Mother-of-three loses extradition appeal bid – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 24th, 2012 in extradition, kidnapping, news by tracey

“A mother-of-three who fled to England from America with her three children after her marriage broke down 14 years ago has lost her High Court bid to avoid extradition to face kidnap charges.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd February 2012

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Levi Bellfield loses bid to challenge Milly Dowler conviction – The Guardian

Posted February 8th, 2012 in appeals, kidnapping, murder, news by sally

“The former bouncer Levi Bellfield has lost a bid to challenge his conviction for the kidnap and murder of Milly Dowler.”

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The Guardian, 8th February 2012

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Levi Bellfield seeks leave to appeal against Milly Dowler murder conviction – The Guardian

Posted February 8th, 2012 in appeals, kidnapping, murder, news by sally

“Levi Bellfield is due to seek permission to appeal against his conviction for the kidnap and murder of Milly Dowler.”

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The Guardian, 8th February 2012

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Wayne Fox loses appeal after Tirion Lewis attack – BBC News

Posted December 16th, 2011 in appeals, assault, kidnapping, news, sentencing by tracey

“A man who kidnapped and savagely assaulted his girlfriend, leaving her in a coma, has had an appeal against his indeterminate sentence turned down.”

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BBC News, 15th December 2011

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Regina v Kayani; Regina v Solliman – WLR Daily

Posted December 15th, 2011 in appeals, child abduction, kidnapping, law reports, sentencing by sally

Regina v Kayani; Regina v Solliman [2011] EWCA Crim 2871; [2011] WLR (D) 364

“Where a child had been abducted by a parent it no longer necessarily followed that for policy reasons a charge of kidnapping had always to be deemed inappropriate.”

WLR Daily, 13th December 2011

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Parents who abduct children should face longer in prison, says top judge – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 14th, 2011 in child abduction, kidnapping, news, sentencing by sally

“Parents who abduct their own children could face life sentences because of the ‘unspeakable cruelty’ they cause, the country’s most senior judge said yesterday.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th December 2011

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Chandlers contempt action due against Sky News – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2011 in contempt of court, injunctions, kidnapping, media, news by tracey

“The High Court has allowed a contempt of court action against Sky News over its coverage of kidnapped Britons Paul and Rachel Chandler.”

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BBC News, 21st November 2011

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Simplifying the law of kidnapping – Law Commission

Posted September 28th, 2011 in consultations, fraud, kidnapping, news by sally

“In a consultation opening today, the Law Commission is seeking views on its provisional ideas for reform of the common law offence of kidnapping. The existing definition of kidnapping is unclear and leaves room for confusion. The Commission aims to clarify the definition of kidnapping, rectify the problems associated with the current law and ensure that all types of kidnapping can be dealt with efficiently by the courts.”

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Law Commission, 28th September 2011

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Warning over kidnap legal loophole – BBC News

Posted September 28th, 2011 in consultations, fraud, kidnapping, news by sally

“A loophole means some people guilty of kidnap may not face the full force of the law, the government’s law reform experts have warned.”

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BBC News, 28th September 2011

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Rapist Jonathan Haynes jailed for at least 11 years – BBC News

Posted September 8th, 2011 in kidnapping, news, rape, sentencing by sally

An ex-soldier has been jailed indefinitely for raping three teenagers and trying to abduct two schoolgirls.

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BBC News, 8th September 2011

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Soldier guilty of raping teenagers – The Independent

Posted August 10th, 2011 in kidnapping, news, rape by sally

“A soldier was facing prison today after being convicted of raping three teenagers and trying to abduct two schoolgirls.”

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The Independent, 9th August 2011

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Shrien Dewani ‘unfit to stand trial’, says barrister – The Guardian

“A British man accused of arranging for his wife to be murdered while they were on honeymoon in South Africa would be considered unfit to stand trial if he was facing a British court, his extradition hearing has been told.”

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The Guardian, 18th July 2011

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Levi Bellfield guilty of Milly Dowler murder – BBC News

Posted June 23rd, 2011 in kidnapping, murder, news by sally

“Former nightclub doorman Levi Bellfield has been found guilty of murdering 13-year-old Milly Dowler.”

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BBC News, 23rd June 2011

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Six people jailed in ‘severed thumb’ case – BBC News

Posted March 28th, 2011 in conspiracy, false imprisonment, kidnapping, murder, news, sentencing by sally

“Six people involved in the abduction, torture and murder of a restaurant worker from Hertfordshire have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 28th March 2011

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Man jailed for 1987 rape and kidnap of Slough teenager – BBC News

Posted March 25th, 2011 in kidnapping, news, rape, sentencing by sally

“A man who kidnapped and raped a 17-year-old girl almost 24 years ago has been jailed for life.”

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BBC News, 22nd March 2011

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Gloucester man jailed indefinitely for kidnap of girl – BBC News

Posted February 11th, 2011 in kidnapping, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A man who admitted kidnapping and sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Gloucestershire has been jailed indefinitely.”

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BBC News, 10th February 2011

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Child sex attacker who snatched girl from street jailed – BBC News

Posted January 28th, 2011 in assault, child abuse, kidnapping, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

“A sex attacker snatched a 10-year-old girl from the street and abused her before taking his young son on holiday.”

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BBC News, 24th January 2011

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Ballet teacher sentenced for abducting boy – The Independent

Posted January 10th, 2011 in abuse of position of trust, kidnapping, news, sentencing, teachers by sally

“A ballet teacher who flouted a police order not to continue her inappropriate relationship with a talented and vulnerable 15-year-old boy dancer was handed a suspended jail term today.”

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The Independent, 7th January 2011

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