Crime & Court

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A Stratford man has appeared in court today charged with the murder of teenager Joshua Bwalya.

A fantasist who tortured a man before suffocating him and setting fire to his home to cover up what happened has been found guilty of murder.

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A 19-year-old Stratford man has been charged with the murder of 16-year-old Joshua Bwalya who was stabbed to death.

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court accused of carrying three machete knives in a public place.

A Canning Town man will stand trial after being accused of throwing acid at an aspiring model and her cousin in Beckton.

Three 21-year-old men have been found guilty of affray.

Police have appealed for help to find a man who threatened another man with a large machete-style knife during a carjacking.

A fantasist caught on camera smothering a computer repairman before attacking two more men while on the run in Italy has been accused of faking amnesia.

A convicted murderer has appeared to release a rap album despite serving life in prison for a callous stabbing.

A man accused of smothering a computer repairman in his own home then setting fire to it has told jurors he had no memory of what happened but felt “very bad that somebody died”.

Deliveroo is hiring 50 staff dedicated to ensuring the safety of its riders in response to last month’s acid attacks in Stratford, Islington and Hackney.

A teenager has been found guilty of spraying acid in the faces of three people in a revenge attack.

People who witness acid attacks can have an “important role” in minimising the harm to the victim, according to doctors.

A victim of a random stabbing has asked for the public’s help to find a gang of men wearing masks who attacked him.

A taskforce targeting gang crime through a “holistic approach” has been assembled by Newham’s borough commander.

Newham’s borough commander has spoken out following four stabbings and two shootings in just four days.

A man in a critical condition after being shot in North Woolwich last night was the victim of a drive-by a shooting, it has been revealed.

Ammonia was squirted at a car driver and his passenger in a robbery after the driver refused to hand over his keys.

A man is in a critical condition after being shot in North Woolwich last night.

A computer repairman’s final hours before he was killed by a “fantasist” were captured on his hard drive and left undiscovered for almost two years, a court has heard.

An optometrist who failed to spot symptoms of a life-threatening brain condition during an eye test of an eight-year-old boy has won an appeal against her conviction.

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after being shot in Canning Town in the early hours of this morning.

A man in his twenties was hospitalised after he was found stabbed outside Maryland station.

A man suffered serious stab wounds after coming to the aid of a friend fighting a group of men in Stratford.

A family of four are lucky to be alive after their Manor Park home caught fire at 2am in an arson attack.

An man has today been arrested in east London on suspicion of dissemination of terrorist publications.

The director of an Upton Park travel firm offering pilgrimage trips has been fined and disqualified from holding any directorships for two years.

East London is the hotspot for acid attacks and nearly a third of victims are Asian, a senior officer has said today.

A lock-knife and a friction baton seized from a car in Newham are among the hundreds of weapons confiscated by police last week in latest crackdown on violent crime.

Masked gunmen attempted to force a man into their car before hitting him around the head in a broad daylight attack.

A perverted bus driver from Forest Gate who used his position of trust to sexually assault a woman while he was working has been jailed.

A 16-year-old boy accused of a spree of linked acid attacks has been charged with an incident in Stratford.

A man is in a critical condition after being stabbed in Maryland the early hours of yesterday morning.

An adjournment debate about acid attacks, which will be led by East Ham MP Stephen Timms, is to take place in the House of Commons tonight.

A man has been arrested at London City Airport on suspicion of preparation of acts to commit terrorism.

Eight anti-arms trade protesters accused of unlawfully disrupting an arms fair at the ExCeL should not have been acquitted, the High Court has ruled.

Newham’s MPs are calling for acid and similar substances to be made more difficult to buy following a spate of attacks in east London.

Police in east London have today named a teenager they are looking for following a stabbing in North Woolwich.

Three men have been acquitted of killing a talented martial artist.

A serial fly-tipper who dumped builder’s rubble, gardening waste and mattresses in East Ham has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A 28-year-old man from Forest Gate, Newham, has been charged following an investigation into extremist material online.

A fly-tipper has been handed 120 hours of community service for dumping building waste in Beckton.

A gunman from Forest Gate who shot a man in the face in a north London street has been jailed.

An armed robber who stole thousands of pounds from betting shops in a two-week crime spree has been jailed for 17 years.

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