Crime & Court

Thursday, November 20, 2014

These may look like cuttings from a pleasant little garden—but they turn out to be plants seized by police from a suspected cannabis ‘factory’ they stumbled on in London’s East End today.

The brawl broke out in Clare Street, near Old Bethnal Green Road (Pic: Google Street View)

Police converged on a gang fight in London’s East End last night when at least 100 youths clashed in the street.

Ty Padmore

A teenager from Bethnal Green has been jailed for 14 years for attempted murder after stabbing two men in a brutal attack.

Jailed and banned from Underground... sex pest Mohibur Rahman

A man who sexually assaulted the same woman passenger twice on the London Underground has been jailed for eight months and banned from the Central Line in the rush-hour for five years.

A serial thief who stole a £4,500 ring from a jewellery store at Liverpool Street station has been jailed after leaving his ‘selfie’ in one of his 47 raids across London.

Jailed... London Underground pick-pocket Andrew Jones

A pickpocket working the London Underground using his jacket to cover his slight of hand while stealing from his victims had his own collar felt—by Transport police.

War vet OAP George Rowe... stabbed in throat and robbed in 2003

A woman has made an emotional call for action after the violent thug who stabbed her grandfather managed to escape from an open prison.

Mustafa Osman... rapist jailed 8 years

A man has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years for raping a 23-year-old woman in her own home in a terrifying ordeal lasting four hours.

Thames Magistrates Court in east London

A man appears on court in east London today charged with a sex assault on a girl under 13.

Sabul Miah absconded from Standford Hill Prison on the Isle of Sheppey on Thursday (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

A man from Poplar serving two life terms for a wave of violent muggings on pensioners has absconded from Standford Hill Prison in Kent.

CCTV image police appeal to trace people in Brick Lane on night of street brawl, Sunday, Oct-12

Police in have released a CCTV image in a witness appeal to identify anyone involved in a late-night street brawl along Brick Lane in London’s East End.

Siddeeq Academy

An off-the-books Islamic school has been raided by counter-terrorism police amid a row over extremism in Tower Hamlets.

Police wish to identify these men

Stepping in to prevent a woman being harassed left a Poplar man hospitalised after a violent attack.

The pedestrian was hit at the junction of Bancroft Road and Mile End Road, by Queen Mary University , this morning (Picture: Google Streetview)

A man in his 20s was killed after being hit by a car in a hit and run by Queen Mary University in Mile End Road in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A man was jailed for 13 years at Snaresbrook Crown Court, shown here, for raping his wife. Picture: John Stillwell/PA

A husband has been jailed for 13 years after he admitted repeatedly raping his wife.

Drugs, cash and makeshift weapons seized in Cook's Yard

Police have seized drugs worth hundreds of pounds in Captain Cook’s Yard in London’s East End.

West Ham's James Tomkins. Picture: PA

West Ham defender James Tomkins has been fined £3,500 for assaulting a police officer.

Tower Hamlets has denied the borough could be subject to the next 'Trojan Horse' inquiry. Picture here, Oldknow Academy, one of the Birmingham schools at the centre of the extremism plot scandal. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Tower Hamlets council has strongly denied claims that its schools are to be investigated for falling under the influence of Islamist fundamentalists.

Anjem Choudary at the march against the drinking or sale of alcohol. Photo: David Mirzoeff

An Islamist hate preacher who led a march through Brick Lane against the sale of alcohol has been arrested in terrorism raids by Scotland Yard.

Mr Rahman had been driving at 136mph, an inquest at St Alban's heard (pic: PA Wire)

An uninsured drink-driver who was already banned from driving died at the wheel of a hired BMW with one of his four passengers after hitting a large puddle during an M1 motorway race up to 136mph.

Brothers Amran and Misba Chowdhury were jailed for manslaughter

Two men were jailed yesterday for manslaughter after leaving a man to die in the freezing waters of Shadwell Basin dock in a motiveless attack.

Ibrahim Gharib

Two brothers have been found guilty of manslaughter for leaving a man to die in the freezing waters of Shadwell Basin dock in east London in an unprovoked attack.

Police wish to speak to this man

Detectives investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl have released images of a man they would like to speak to.

Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets exerted unlawful “spiritual influence” on voters to secure his re-election, according to allegations filed at the High Court by petitioners seeking to overturn the election result.

Wheeler House, Spitalfields... scene of police operation

Two teenagers arrested in London’s East End have been charged in connection with a £1m courier fraud investigation by five police forces in the South West.

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