Crime & Court

Saturday, October 13, 2018

A teenage boy has been stabbed repeatedly inside a youth centre in Forest Gate by three masked attackers who chased him from outside.

Two men have today been found guilty of killing Beniamin Pieknyi who was stabbed in the Stratford Centre.

Residents have been told to protect their family gold after a masked gang put a chisel to a pensioner’s throat during an aggravated burglary.

A man was kicked and subjected to homophobic abuse on board a Jubilee line train to Stratford.

Police investigating “inappropriate and offensive comments” made on board a busy Tube have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

A prominent flytipper who operated in Newham, Barking and Rainham has been given extra time in prison.

A Goodmayes man and his accomplice have been jailed for a combined total of almost seven years after targeting online car sellers across Havering, Redbridge and Newham to steal vehicles during a nine-month crime spree.

Newham has the second longest response time to 999 calls, the latest figures have revealed.

A takeaway worker died 15 seconds after being stabbed during a fight in Stratford which had last under four minutes, a court heard today.

Two men have been banned from Stratford town centre for a total of 12 years in a crackdown on anti-social behaviour.

An Imam has been found guilty of sexually abusing two young girls in Newham.

Police have arrested 20 people and seized weapons including a handgun, sword and a hunting knife during dawn raids across east London today.

A man has been stabbed in the face on a Central line train.

An appeal for witnesses has been launched after an 18-year-old man was stabbed in an attack in Stratford.

An East Ham barbershop caught selling illegal tobacco has been billed more than £600,000 by the taxman.

A teenage boy was rushed to hospital after being stabbed multiple times in Stratford yesterday afternoon.

A teenager accused of stabbing a 21-year-old to death in Stratford told the courts he tried to stop a mass brawl that broke out.

A teenager shot dead in a drive-by-shooting in Walthamstow on Saturday has been named today as a 19-year-old from Newham.

A 73-year-old woman accused of murdering her husband has appeared in court.

A 38-year-old man who was operating an industrial-scale forgery factory producing fake ID documents from his Maryland home has been jailed for more than five years.

A police constable was today charged with engaging in sexual communication with a child and stalking involving serious alarm or distress while on duty in Newham.

A ticket inspector had a brick thrown at him by a man who refused to cooperate when asked to show his train ticket.

A 73-year-old woman has been charged with murdering her husband.

A judge criticised the lack of remorse shown by three ammonia-wielding carjackers who launched a horrifying acid attack on boxing legend Michael Watson MBE.

Three ammonia-wielding carjackers who dragged former boxer Michael Watson down the road by his seatbelt during an attempted robbery have been jailed for a total of 54 years today.

Three ammonia-wielding carjackers from Newham who dragged former boxer Michael Watson down the road by his seatbelt during an attempted robbery will be sentenced today.

Disciplinary proceedings against a Newham police constable accused of stamping on a teenage boy while he was in custody were dropped on Thursday in a case hampered by delays.

A witness in the Beniamin Pieknyi murder trial told the court today he’d pleaded with the alleged attacker, telling him “it’s not worth it”.

A fraudster who confessed to a series of swindles across London and south east England following a police appeal faces jail.

A suspected air gun injury in Canning Town has landed a man in hospital.

A police investigation has been launched after a teenager was raped in West Ham Park yesterday afternoon.

Mystery surrounds why West Ham Park has been closed to the public.

Police are investigating reports of an assault at Manor Park station this morning.

Three ammonia-wielding carjackers who dragged former boxer Michael Watson down the road by his seatbelt during an attempted robbery have been convicted.

Eight suspected handlers of mobile phones snatched by moped riders were arrested this morning during dawn raids in Havering, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

A trio of robbers responsible for 19 knife and acid attacks in north and east London were jailed today for a total of more than 30 years.

Thieves snatched about £1,000 in cash from a single mother queuing to make a deposit at an East Ham bank.

A convicted illegal gun dealer who continued to supply weapons after being released from prison on licence has been jailed again.

The MP for West Ham made an impassioned speech in Parliament about protecting children against gang grooming.

The mother of a 14-year-old boy shot in the head outside a playground has urged people not to fear his killers a year after his tragic death.

A teenager boy from Ilford who admitted spitting on a police war memorial in Forest Gate has been let off with a conditional discharge.

Squatters in a closed-down pub have been evicted after attempting to sell off parts of the building’s interior online.

Three teenagers who ran away smiling after stabbing a 14-year-old boy in Manor Park will be sentenced next month.

Detectives are appealing for help to trace a man in connection with a stabbing in Stratford.

A man is set to appear in court today following a stabbing in Forest Gate.


Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.

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