Police officer pleads guilty to £10 theft on duty

A West Yorkshire Police officer who admitted stealing £10 cash, whilst on duty was sentenced to a Community Order at Bradford Magistrates’ Court earlier today (24th August, 2022). PC Stephen Knott, currently suspended from duty, pleaded guilty to a theft charge related to an incident that occurred on 22nd September, 2021. It follows an IndependentContinue reading “Police officer pleads guilty to £10 theft on duty”

Alleged harasser faces more stringent bail conditions

As forecast, exclusively, elsewhere on this website yesterday (16th August, 2022) the trial of a 49 year old man from Mossley, Tameside, over a charge of harassment without violence, was adjourned at a short hearing in Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court earlier today. The court heard that Raja Miah, an unemployed conspiracy theorist, had partedContinue reading “Alleged harasser faces more stringent bail conditions”

Raja Miah harassment trial may be adjourned tomorrow

The long-delayed trial of a 49yo unemployed conspiracy theorist from Mossley, Tameside, listed to be heard tomorrow morning (17th August), is facing another setback: The defendant, Raja Miah, has claimed that his solicitors have dropped him on the eve of the trial over a ‘conflict of interest’. As a result, he says, an adjournment applicationContinue reading “Raja Miah harassment trial may be adjourned tomorrow”

Another High Court court setback for disgraced Tory

In what has been a turbulent year for former Oldham councillor, Khazir Rehman, his fall from grace has been rapid and almost complete. Better known locally as ‘Kaiser’, he was convicted on 9th July, 2021, in Tameside Magistrates’ Court, of harassing the high profile Oldham Council Cabinet Member (and now Deputy Mayor), Dr Zahid Chauhan. AContinue reading “Another High Court court setback for disgraced Tory”

It’s ‘a complicated case’ say CPS

Following an appearance at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on 3rd March, 2022, an unemployed 48 year old male from Mossley, Tameside was bailed to appear again on 12th April, 2022 for a further case management hearing. He is due next at the same Magistrates’ Court on 12th April, 2022 when dates will be setContinue reading “It’s ‘a complicated case’ say CPS”

‘Another quite extraordinary tale of sustained, institutional and outrageous police corruption’

This is an article first written for the police whistleblowers’ website, uPSD WYP in January, 2013. It stands the test of time, given all that has been revealed about widespread and sustained police corruption across the entire police service, since. Now refreshed and updated in February, 2022 to incorporate links to other cases and events.Continue reading “‘Another quite extraordinary tale of sustained, institutional and outrageous police corruption’”

IOPC moves closure for Hillsborough bereaved families and survivors a step further away

Following an on-line meeting between Executives from five West Midlands branches of the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) and senior officers representing the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) last month, it has emerged that 156 complaints, or allegations, against former police officers and staff involved in the Hillsborough Disaster are still beingContinue reading “IOPC moves closure for Hillsborough bereaved families and survivors a step further away”

Raja Miah to face trial in Manchester later in year after not guilty pleas

Raja Miah, 48, of Stamford Road, Mossley appeared at Tameside Magistrates’ Court earlier today and has denied charges of harassment and malicious communications. The court heard how the charge of harassment relates to a series of online posts towards a woman between October 2020 and November 2021. The charge of malicious communications relates to anContinue reading “Raja Miah to face trial in Manchester later in year after not guilty pleas”

Activist to face court over harassment and malicious communications allegations

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police has confirmed that Raja Miah MBE, an unemployed former charity worker and failed free schools operator, has been charged with communications offences relating to a 42 year old Oldham-based female, and, separately, harassing a 39 year old female, who lives in the Salford area of Greater Manchester. He willContinue reading “Activist to face court over harassment and malicious communications allegations”

Rough justice for Anthony Steel

This is an article, first written by Neil Wilby for the police whistleblowers’ website, uPSDWYP, in 2013. It has been edited and refreshed with new information and connected case history that has emerged since then. Its importance at the time it was written, in aiding understanding of the incompetence and deep rooted institutional corruption thatContinue reading “Rough justice for Anthony Steel”