Crime & Court

Sunday, November 29, 2015

A murder probe is underway after the body of a young man was found in east London.

Ex-Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman

Deposed mayor Lutfur Rahman has been declared bankrupt ahead of next week’s High Court hearing into his assets following legal costs which haven’t been paid since he was barred from office seven months ago.

The former executive mayor of Tower Hamlets in London’s East End, who was disqualified in April for election malpractice and corruption, is due to return to the Court for a three-day hearing opening next Tuesday.

Policeman stabbed outside Victoria Park Baptist Church [photos: Google Images]

A 16-year-old youth is being questioned after a policeman was stabbed outside a church in London’s East End.

The youth has been arrested “on suspicion of attempted murder”, Scotland Yard said.

Matt Groom

A Poplar solicitor who appeared to be “suffering a mental health crisis” was not hospitalised despite two assessments in the days before his death, an inquest heard yesterday.

Padbury Court, where Joel Adesina was fatally stabbed

An Old Bailey jury found a Romford man not guilty of murdering 15-year-old Joel Adesina today.

Joel Adesina was killed in a stabbing in Bethnal Green

A passenger travelling in the car of a man accused of murdering 15-year-old Joel Adesina carried out the fatal stabbing in self-defence, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.

Padbury Court in Bethnal Green... scene where Joel Adesina (inset) was fatally stabbed

The murder trial continues today over the fatal stabbing of 15-year-old schoolboy Joel Adesina at Bethnal Green in London’s East End before Christmas after one of the men accused of taking part was acquitted by an Old Bailey judge.

Adesina was stabbed in Padbury Court, Bethnal Green

Stabbed teenager Joel Adesina spent his final hours in a weaponised gang wearing face coverings and fleeing at least one man with a knife, the Old Bailey heard.

Joel Adesina died in December, after a confrontation in Bethnal Green

Joel Adesina and friends went looking to “stab people up” on the night of his death, the Old Bailey heard today.

Joel Adesina died in December, after a confrontation in Bethnal Green

One of the group Joel Adesina was with the night he died threw an object at the car of a man accused of his murder, the Old Bailey heard today.

Joel Adesina was stabbed to death in December last year

Stab victim Joel Adesina was carrying a “sword” on the night he was killed, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.

Manchester Road, the Isle of Dogs, where a 21-year-old man was stabbed on Saturday morning. Picture: Google Street View

Officers from the police’s Trident Gang Crime Command are investigating the stabbing of a man in the early hours of Saturday.

The cereal cafe is owned by indentical twins Alan Keery (left) and Gary Keery

Witnesses to the anti-gentrification protest which saw the Cereal Killer Cafe and other Brick Lane businesses attacked at the weekend are being urged to come forward.

The cereal cafe is owned by indentical twins Alan Keery (left) and Gary Keery

A cereal cafe was attacked with paint and fire by an angry mob claiming to be against the ‘gentrification’ of east London.

Man charged with Whitechapel murder

Thursday, September 17, 2015
The incident took place in Greatorex Street, Whitechapel (Picture: Archant)

A 43-year-old man has been charged with murder after a fatal stabbing in Greatorex Street, Whitechapel.

Police want to talk to this man about the shocking incident in an empty Brick Lane pub beer garden (Pic: Met)

Shocking CCTV of a man attacking a woman in an empty Brick Lane beer garden, punching and kicking her and trying to rip off her clothes, has been released by police.

The murder took place in Greatorex Street in Whitechapel (Pic: Google Street View)

Cordons are in place at a murder scene in Greatorex Street, Whitechapel, this morning after a man was stabbed to death last night.

One weapon in the haul police seized at Bromley-by-Bow

Police have seized a cache of knives in the latest weapons sweep of a public park in London’s East End.

A man is hit across the body with a large red-and-white road sign (Picture: YouTube/m0majeed)

Shocking footage posted to YouTube shows a mob ‘outside a Brick Lane mosque’ beating a man with a metal road sign and kicking another as he lies curled up, topless on the pavement.

John Biggs... concerns of Islamophobia in East End

Hate crime is “a shameful blight on London’s reputation” after revelations of rising “Islamophobia reported to police, Tower Hamlets mayor John Biggs who also represents east London at City Hall said today.

Timor House on Stepney's Ocean estate

A man has been charged with the murder of his older brother in his flat in London’s East End.

Police Commander Mak Chishty [inset] gives assurance after rise in 'hate crime' reporting

Islamophobic reported offences have risen by more than 70 per cent in the past 12 months, Scotland Yard revealed today.

Timor House where Ruhel Ahmed's body was found

Detectives holding a murder investigation have now identified the man found strangled at a block of flats in London’s East End.

Duckett Street in Stepney [Google image]

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after the body of a man was discovered in a flat in London’s East End.

Suspect on CCTV... sex attack at bus-stop in Wick Lane

Police hunting a suspect following a sex attack on a woman in the street at a bus stop in east London have this week issued CCTV images of the man they was to trace.

Police want to speak to this man (Photo: Metropolitan Police)

Detectives want to speak to this man after a woman was sexually assaulted as she waited for a bus on Wick Lane - at 1.30pm.

David Dutoit [inset] admits at Southwark crown court to historic sex charges

Detectives are appealing today for any more victims of paedophile David Dutoit to come forward and speak to police—now he has been jailed for six years.

Gun seized

A gun has been seized by police in a dawn raid in London’s East End during an operation across the metropolis involving 1,000 officers.

The house at the end of Huddleston Close

A man has been charged in East London today with the murder of his 79-year-old father at his home in Bethnal Green.

Conflict at Crossing in Sidney Street...

The man seen in a video released by Scotland Yard who was in conflict with a cyclist in Whitechapel has walked into a police station.

Conflict at Crossing in Sidney Street...

Incredible footage recorded by a woman cyclist in east London showing what appears to be a pedestrian attacking her while riding through Whitechapel has been released this week by Scotland Yard.

House at end of Huddleston Close where stabbing of two children and pensioner of 79 took place. The pentioner later died.

A little boy of two stabbed in the stomach was carried in the arms of a policeman to a waiting ambulance from his house where a pensioner thought to be his grandfather was fatally wounded and two other children were injured.

Huddleston Close is a turning off Parmiter Road (pictured) in Bethnal Green [Goggle image]

A murder investigation has been launched in London’s East End following the death of a man in his late 70s in Bethnal Green and the stabbing of two children including a two-year-old toddler.

Bethnal Green Academy has seen four girls travel to Syria since December [photo: Vickie Flores]

A Bethnal Green Academy schoolgirl must have her passport taken away for her own safety, a High Court judge has ruled.

Just an East End corner shop... but Bradley the Wagtail sniffer dog finds more than just groceries

A stash of fake tobacco has been seized in London’s East End by police, customs officers and council officials using a sniffer dog called Bradley.

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