Court Update UK

Court Update UK, October 11

Old Bailey (Central Criminal Court):
  1. Croydon Halloween murder: Student ‘killed by armed group’
  2. Acid-burned hands and sleeping four to a room: The horrors of your local car wash
  3. Joshua Bwalya stab murder charges dropped
Royal Courts of Justice:
  1. Irish woman in divorce court fight with Iranian businessman claims she was ‘tricked into signing paperwork after affair’
  2. New multi-million pound megacourt described as ‘terrific advert for post-Brexit Britain’ given thumbs up from City
Sheffield Crown Court:
  1. Sheffield man involved in £11k cannabis operation is put behind bars
  2. Sheffield student who attempted to import 100 ecstasy pills he bought on internet into country avoids jail
York Crown Court:
  1. Burglars locked up for York pharmacy raids
  2. Road rage driver tackled a female triathlete off her bike then told her, ‘I thought you were a bloke’, court hears 
Edinburgh Sheriff Court:
  1. T2 Trainspotting star Bradley Welsh declared BANKRUPT over four-figure sum bill from Scottish Water
Stafford Crown Court:
  1. Two charged over knifepoint robbery at Stafford Tesco
  2. Fraudsters admit their part in £850,000 timeshare scam
Leeds Crown Court:
  1. Deaf man fell off a roof – after breaking into his mother-in-law’s home
  2. Mum describes horror of losing her husband and daughter after fleeing alleged arson attack
Ipswich Crown Court:
  1. Woman accused of harassing her neighbours in Bruisyard over land boundary dispute appeals guilty verdict
Liverpool Crown Court:
  1. Drug addict showered children’s toys in glass during “brazen” burglary at nursery
  2. Hammer thug bites ex, threatens neighbour and tells police woman “I will have you raped”
Manchester Crown Court:
  1. Violent gang members that ‘blighted the streets of Salford’ are jailed for spate of tit-for-tat shootings
  2. Murderer who stabbed victim 32 times will never be released from prison
Newcastle Crown Court:
  1. Newcastle man Louis Murray appears in court charged with child sex offences
  2. ‘Your days are numbered, watch your back’ – court hears of accused’s Facebook threats to Mark Shaw