Category “CPS”

Killer convicted of spree of attacks on women in Enfield

Friday, 21 January, 2022

Brian Sengendo, 27, murdered Therasia Gordon in the early hours of 4 August 2020 and dumped her body by a roadside in Enfield. Hours earlier he had raped and stabbed another woman, as well as threatened a third victim with a knife who managed to escape.

Teenagers sentenced for the murder and manslaughter of Reece Tansey

Friday, 21 January, 2022

Two boys aged 15 and 16 years have been sentenced to a total of 21 years detention for causing the death of 15-year-old Reece Tansey in Bolton in May 2021.

Merseyside brothers jailed for drug dealing via an Encrochat phone

Friday, 21 January, 2022

Two Merseyside brothers who were using the same encrypted phone to buy and sell cocaine on a commercial scale have been jailed.

Abusive ex given life sentence for Nottingham murder

Friday, 21 January, 2022

A supermarket security guard has been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering his ex-partner at her home in Nottingham.

Matthew Farmer (42), from Bulwell in Nottingham, killed Stacey Clay in her back garden in the Bestwood area of the city after she had ended their long-term relationship. After they separated, Farmer had stalked Ms Clay by sending increasingly aggressive phone and social media messages, appearing at her property and sending explicit photos to someone known to her.

Fraudster who fleeced Grindr users jailed for five years

Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Anouar Sabbar, 28, would arrange casual liaisons with his victims before demanding money for acts that he claimed were part of the escort services he had advertised. 

Woman jailed for killing Mum

Thursday, 20 January, 2022

A 36-year-old woman was jailed today for a brutal attack on her mother. Beverley Scott died of her injuries.

Fraudster duo jailed for their part in defrauding millions of pounds from over 100 victims

Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Two men have been imprisoned/sentenced for defrauding multiple elderly victims out of £2,469,620.48 in a boiler room investment fraud.

Man guilty of causing death of 11 year old girl in Radcliffe

Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Andrew Cairns, 36, from Radcliffe has been found guilty of causing the death by dangerous driving of 11-year-old Ruby Cropper on 10 August 2020.

Teenager found guilty of murdering a man with a 'Rambo'-style knife in Cheshire

Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

A teenager has been found guilty of murdering a man with a ‘Rambo’-style knife in Cheshire.

Mosque attendee convicted of encouraging terrorism

Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

A mosque attendee has been convicted of encouraging terrorism in a speech he made at Brighton Mosque. 

After evening prayers on 1 November 2020, Abubaker Deghayes, 53, stood up uninvited at the front of the congregation and gave a speech. There were approximately 50 people present, including children and young adults. 

During the speech Deghayes encouraged people to take part in violent ‘jihad’.

Deghayes was a regular attender and a former trustee of the mosque, but was required to resign in 2018.