Crime & Court

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Notorious Ilford hate preacher Anjem Choudary has lost a bid to challenge his conviction for drumming up support for Islamic State (IS).

The Met has released a warning for Londoners to guard against targeted jewellery and gold robberies.

Three men have been found guilty of murdering a 19-year-old in Ilford in March following a knife fight in a chicken shop.

A senior police officer has said it is “not practical” for officers to investigate crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damage as his force bids to save £400 million.

A 25-year-old Ilford woman has avoided jail after admitting she looked after items that had been stolen from homes in Kent by a pair of prolific burglars.

The trial of a 46-year-old man accused of torching a Ferrari parked on a drive has been pushed back to February next year.

The jury in the trial of three men accused of murdering 19-year-old Abdi Sheikhey in Ilford have been sent out to begin their deliberations.

Four men responsible for kidnapping a man and assaulting him have been jailed for a total of more than 35 years.

Police arrested 12 people in Ilford town centre over the weekend, and issued another 20 dispersal notices as part of a proactive operation.

A 46-year-old man, accused of torching a Ferrari parked in a drive in Emerson Park, is due in court.

Police need help to find a “very vulnerable” missing woman

A 23-year-old teacher who had sex with her 15-year-old pupil at her Wanstead home, in a hotel, and romped with him in a garage, has been jailed for 16 months.

The East Area Command Unit (EACU) will be one of the first London police forces to use iPads and iPhones to record information from crime scenes.

A Barkingside man has been found guilty after a man was kidnapped in Peterborough, driven across the country, assaulted and threatened with rape.

“Where are all the girls” were the words on everyone’s lips along Ilford Lane on Friday night. The police, probably the punters and even the prostitutes.

An off duty police officer has been banned from driving for 19 months after admitting to drink driving in Chigwell.

Redbridge’s highest ranked police officer has admitted response times have not been good enough since the tri-borough merger, but believes the force have now corrected the structural errors.

One of the men accused of murdering a fellow drug dealer in Ilford told the court that he saw the victim as a family friend.

The home secretary has pledged to make it illegal to sell acid to under 18s.

Ilford South’s longstanding MP Mike Gapes has praised the latest police operation to tackle prostitution along Ilford Lane.

Police have used dogs to restrain huge crowds in Ilford which had built up to see YouTube star Adam Saleh, onlookers have claimed.

An Ilford man accused of murdering a man as he sat in a car in Ilford denied involvement and told jurors he watched the incident unfold in front of him.

An eyewitness to the fatal shooting of Abdi Sheikhey was yesterday accused of telling a pack of lies under oath.

An eyewitness to a deadly shooting has described the moment his close friend was gunned down in Ilford.

These shocking pictures show a 69-year-old woman’s lifelong scars after a crack addled thug broke into her house during a robbery rampage and poured acid on her.

A crack addled thug, who went on a terrifying two day robbery spree and poured acid over a 69-year-old woman in her home, has been jailed for 18 years.

A Ilford man accused of murder confessed to his friend that “serious criminals” were driving the car he hired on the night of a fatal shooting, a court heard today.

Five men have admitted being part of a network responsible for laundering at least £16 million, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA).

A 21-year-old from Woodford Green and another man from Manor Park have been charged with murdering a 28-year-old in Havering.

Eyewitnesses have described the terrifying moment that a fatal shooting unfolded in a quiet residential street in Ilford.

A man who sustained eye damage after being rear-ended and sprayed with a noxious chemical in South Woodford, wants to warn residents about possible attacks.

Three men have gone on trial charged with the murder of Abdifatah “Abdi” Sheikhey who was shot dead in Ilford in March.

The trial of three men charged with murder over the shooting of Abdifatah “Abdi” Sheikhey, 19 in Ilford Lane, will start on Monday.

A headteacher sent out a letter to reassure parents after an acid attack outside a school.

Commuters have been urged to remain “calm but alert” following a suspected terrorist incident on a Tube train this morning.

A record number of people have been arrested for terrorism-related offences, the Home Office has announced.

A Seven Kings doctor has spoken of her horror after she was told by police a man who hurled Islamophobic abuse at her would likely only receive a warning.

An Ilford man has been jailed for three years for his part in a spate of armed robberies that terrorised banks and bookmakers across Redbridge for two months last year.

The judge sentencing Ricky Hayden’s killer told him his actions were “within a hair’s breadth of murder” but said he would be loyal to the jury’s verdict.

A machete-wielding thug has been jailed for 14 years for killing celebrity minder Ricky Hayden outside his home in Chadwell Heath.

The family of celebrity minder Ricky Hayden who was attacked outside his home by a machete-wielding teenage have slammed the justice system before his killer’s sentencing.

Wanstead’s annual dose of theatre, music and entertainment returns for its fifth year this Saturday.

Ilford North MP Wes Streeting today called on Theresa May to reverse the decision to close King George Hospital’s A&E at prime minster’s questions (PMQs).

Landlords who endanger their tenants’ lives or fail to comply with council orders could face stiff civil penalties, banning orders, and even having to repay rent they have earned.

A pair of moped riders mounted a pavement to snatch a pedestrian’s mobile phone.

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