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MOTHER JAILED FOR SEX WITH CHILDREN

A mother of five from Dorset who had sex with two teenage boys has been jailed for two-and-a-half years, prosecutors have said. Davina Travi, 42, slept with the 13-year-old and 14-year-old as a “reward” after they smashed up a love rival’s car. Travi was convicted of two charges of sexual activity with a child under […]

TEARFUL RACIST STUDENT SENT BACK TO JAIL

After being sent straight back to jail today sobbing and shamefaced, university student Liam Stacey faces the prospect of being thrown off his course. The 21-year-old was in the final semester of his three-year biology degree when he drunkenly sent his offensive and now infamous Tweets – which mocked footballer Fabrice Muamba’s plight and racially […]

COPS IN PAY PROTEST – WILL THEY BE KETTLED?

Rank-and file police officers are to stage a protest over proposed changes to their pay and conditions – but they be kettled by their colleagues?. The Police Federation, which would not confirm what its plans will involve, said it is planning to hold an event in central London on May 10. It comes as the […]

COP SUSPENDED FOR ALLEGED RACIST REMARKS

A policeman has been suspended after allegedly calling a man a “nigger” during the London riots. The officer, who sources named as Pc Alex MacFarlane of the Metropolitan Police, was apparently recorded by the suspect on his mobile phone as he was taken into custody. The Guardian reported the officer told the 21-year-old black man: […]

INSPECTION REVEALS LACK OF RESPECT AT HMP WYMOTT

There was most seriously no real oversight of the use of force by prison staff – all these things taken together indicate that at Wymott there is a fundamental lack of respect for the treatment of prisoners, and respect  for both prisoners and staff needs to be at the heart of what every prison does […]

OFFICIAL! CLARKE’S PLAN WILL INCREASE REOFFENDING

Kenneth Clarke’s plans to toughen up community orders by tracking offenders with high-tech ankle tags and ensuring every sentence is a punishment could increase reoffending, the Government’s own impact assessment showed today. The Ministry of Justice’s initial assessment found the proposals for new intensive community punishments could increase reoffending if the essential new punitive element […]

DEWANI TO LEARN OF EXTRADITION FATE

Care home owner Dewani, from Bristol, who denies any wrongdoing, is accused of arranging the contract killing of wife Anni in Cape Town in November 2010. Home Secretary Theresa May signed an order for his extradition after District Judge Howard Riddle ruled at Belmarsh Magistrates’ Court in south east London in August that Dewani should […]

COPS CONVICTED OF ‘TORTURE’ – OTHERS FACE MISCONDUCT CHARGES

The police watchdog has condemned as “a form of torture” the actions of two cops from County Durham convicted of assault at a police station. David Healer, 48, screamed in agony when he had his arm forced behind his back by police custody sergeant Stephen Harvey, 50, so he would answer questions. The assault at […]

JAILED TERRORISTS LOSE HUMAN RIGHTS COURT OF APPEAL CASE

Two high-profile Islamic terrorist prisoners who claimed their human rights were violated when they were segregated for extended periods today failed to persuade leading judges that their treatment was unlawful. Three judges at the Court of Appeal in London dismissed challenges brought by Ricin plot conspirator Kamel Bourgass and “liquid bomber” Tanvir Hussain, who were […]

RUMBLED AT THE BAILEY? JAILED – THE BOGUS BRIEF

A man with a “grandiose sense of self-importance” has been jailed for impersonating a qualified barrister at crown court after he donned a wig and robe to represent a friend he met in prison. David Evans strolled into the Crown Court dressed in court attire, gained access to the advocates’ dressing room and visited his […]

publishED! THE DAMNING REPORT THAT COULD PROVE THE LOCKERBIE BOMBER IS INNOCENT

The full report of the legal grounds for the Lockerbie bomber’s second appeal has been published online by a newspaper which could prove Abdel Basset Al-Megrahi is innocent – a link to the report is at the bottom of this post. The Sunday Herald today posted the 800-page Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC) document […]

FIREARMS COP SHOT HIMSELF IN THE HEAD

A firearms officer killed himself after he became “obsessed” that his policewoman lover was seeing another policeman, an inquest heard today. Pc Nick Corless, 36, was found with a gunshot wound to his head in a grey Volkswagen Golf car parked in Brynn Street, St Helens, Merseyside, in February last year. An inquest heard that […]