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Murder in Rainham

POLICE LAUNCHED a murder investigation after the body of a 51 year old man was found in a first floor flat in Hood Road, Rainham, on Monday, 2nd October. A post mortem on Wednesday gave the cause of death as ...

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Mystery surrounds Barking hit and run

POLICE WERE UNABLE to establish why Faraz Ahmed, 27, of Fanshawe Avenue, Barking, ran over a young man who was innocently walking back from attending a mosque. Nonetheless, Ahmed was sentenced to eight years imprisonment at Snaresbrook Crown Court. The ...

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Light sentence for kidnapper

AN EAST LONDON man who kidnapped a woman and kept her tied up in the boot of his car was sentenced to just 15 months in prison when he appeared for sentencing at Snaresbrook Crown Court last week. The woman ...

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Bow rapist gets 14 years

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

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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