Oct 26th, 2012
Osezua Osolase preyed on young orphans An ‘evil’ Nigerian people smuggler who used witchcraft rituals to force terrified children to work as sex slaves has been convicted of trafficking and rape. Young victims were raped, sexually abused and subjected to voodoo-style rituals once in the clutch...
Jul 27th, 2011
A man who knowingly gave a woman HIV, and may have infected seven others, has been jailed for four years. His victim only found out that she had caught the virus after she read his text messages. Zimbabwean Nkosinati Mabanda, 44, was sentenced at Wolverhampton Crown Court after pleading guilty to gri...
Mar 19th, 2011
Six footballers who had a midnight sex orgy in a park with two 12-year-old girls, have been jailed. Courtney Amos,19, Ashley Charles, 20, Dennis De Sousa, 18, Jahson Downes, 20, Jahvon Edwards, 19, and Luke Farrugia, 21, have all admitted rape of a girl under the age of 13. Downes is a former Reading...
Mar 6th, 2011
A teenage mum who let her baby drown in a bath while she went to check her mobile phone narrowly escaped being jailed today. Instead Shannan Woods, 19, was let off with a 12 month jail sentence suspended for two years when she appeared before a crown court. The troubled teenager was home alone with [...
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 4th, 2011
A ‘domineering’ father with a ‘nasty temper’ allegedly murdered his daughter during an argument about her playing music too loud, a court heard today. Gurmeet Singh Ubhi, 54, strangled his 24-year-old daughter Amrit at the family home in Telford, Shropshire, when he was woken ...
Jan 30th, 2011
Three male prison officers have appeared in court to deny having sex with inmates at the women’s jail where they worked. Russell Thorne, Simon Dykes and Christopher Bevan are accused of being intimately involved with the female prisoners. Between them they are charged with 10 separate offences....
Jan 12th, 2011
Smiling for the camera, this photo shows Britain’s biggest sham wedding organiser moments after he had married off his own pregnant girlfriend for money. Vladymyr Buchak, from the Ukraine, recruited hundreds of paid brides-to-be from Eastern Europe who were married to African men at a church in...
In Children & Youth
Oct 27th, 2010
A girl of three was stabbed to death by her schizophrenic mother who then tried to dissolve the body in acid, a court heard yesterday. Alia Ahmed Jama’s body was discovered by police in a badly decomposed state on a bedroom floor at her home. The day before, social workers had visited the rented prop...