TV producer found guilty of trying to hire hitman to kill his wealthy partner – The Independent

Posted May 19th, 2017 in news, soliciting to murder by tracey

‘A retired producer of TV drama The Bill has been convicted of trying to hire three men to kill his partner of 27 years after becoming besotted with a woman 40 years his junior.’

Full story

The Independent, 18th May 2017

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Husband jailed over wife poisoning – The Independent

Posted October 31st, 2011 in news, poisoning, sentencing, soliciting to murder by sally

“A window cleaner was jailed for six years today for poisoning his wife’s hot chocolate and trying to hire a hitman to kill her.”

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The Independent, 28th October 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

CPS statement on R v Farooqi and others – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted September 12th, 2011 in press releases, prosecutions, soliciting to murder, terrorism by tracey

“Rose-Marie Franton, Unit Head and senior lawyer in the Crown Prosecution Service’s Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, said: “This was a very serious case where these men used their Manchester market stall as a front to lure young men into ostensibly becoming converts to Islam, but with the ultimate aim of recruiting them to attend terrorist training camps and fight overseas.”

Full press release

Crown Prosecution Service, 9th September 2011

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

Munir Farooqi given four life sentences for terror charges – BBC News

Posted September 9th, 2011 in news, sentencing, soliciting to murder, terrorism by tracey

“A former Taliban fighter has been given four life sentences after being found guilty of trying to recruit undercover officers to fight in Afghanistan.”

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BBC News, 9th September 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

CPS statement on Bilal Ahmad – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted August 1st, 2011 in internet, press releases, sentencing, soliciting to murder by tracey

“Bilal Ahmad was today sentenced for encouraging violent extremism and attempting to stir up hatred on the internet.”

Full press release

Crown Prosecution Service, 29th July 2011

Source: www.cps.gov.uk

‘Viper in our midst’ jailed for threatening MPs – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 1st, 2011 in news, sentencing, soliciting to murder by tracey

“A Muslim extremist who posted a call for attacks on MPs who supported the Iraq war on a radical website, along with where to buy a knife, has been jailed for 12 years.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th July 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Man guilty of arranging estranged wife’s machete murder – The Guardian

Posted December 3rd, 2010 in domestic violence, murder, news, soliciting to murder by sally

“A man was today found guilty of ordering the murder of his estranged wife, who was hacked to death with a machete in a suburban street as she walked to collect the couple’s children.”

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The Guardian, 2nd December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Husband death plotter wife jailed – BBC News

Posted June 10th, 2008 in news, sentencing, soliciting to murder by sally

“A care worker who planned to have her husband killed so she could claim insurance money has been jailed for seven years.”

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BBC News, 10th June 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Hamza challenges US extradition – BBC News

Posted May 12th, 2008 in extradition, news, soliciting to murder, terrorism by sally

“Jailed Muslim Cleric Abu Hamza has begun a High Court bid to block his extradition to the USA.”

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BBC News, 12th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Regina v Winter – Times Law Reports

Posted December 20th, 2007 in law reports, soliciting to murder by sally

Regina v Winter

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“A person who solicited another to commit murder as a secondary, as opposed to principal party was none the less guilty of the offence of soliciting another to murder.”

The Times, 20th December 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

R v Winter – WLR Daily

Posted November 29th, 2007 in law reports, soliciting to murder by sally

R v Winter 

“Where a person solicited another to commit murder as a secondary, as opposed to principal, party, he was guilty of an offence of soliciting another to murder, contrary to s 4 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.”

WLR Daily, 29th November 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk
 

Please note: once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.