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Bow rapist gets 14 years

Mbonu: now behind bars

A BOW MAN has been sent to jail for 14 years after being found guilty of two counts of rape and one charge of supplying a Class A drug. Amos Mbonu, 48, of Arrow Road, E3, was convicted at Blackfriars ...

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Police play down Stratford attack

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ON SUNDAY MORNING, police re-assessed the acid attack which took place in Stratford on Saturday evening – and reported that the incident was more self-contained that had previously been thought. The police confirmed that just before 8pm, an argument had ...

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Stratford acid attack – six injured

Emergency vehicles gather in Stratford.

SIX PEOPLE were reported to have been injured in Stratford on Saturday evening in series of acid attacks in and around Stratford shopping mall, Tube and bus station and the surrounding area. The attacks are thought to have been carried ...

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Hackney cops tackle knife crime

Potentially lethal combat knife seized in Hackney weapons sweep.

HACKNEY STREETS are a tiny bit safer as this summer’s “Operation Sceptre” has seen police seize knives and drugs. The hauls come from a number of pro-active initiatives, including weapons sweeps – and led to a number of arrests. Among ...

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Hackney child death was manslaughter

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WAS JUST AFTER 11pm on 18th March that police were called out to a flat in Wilberforce Road, Hackney, N4, after reports that two children had been injured. Police and the Ambulance Service attended. An ambulance took the two children ...

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