Police officers set to learn their fate over 2017 Taser incident

Two Lancashire Constabulary officers, PC Jon Kelly, aged 43, and PC Ellen McLachlan, aged 34, will appear at Ormskirk Police Station this morning (Thursday 19th January. 2023) in a resumed misconduct hearing. The hearing was adjourned on 9th December, 2022 after it over-ran its scheduled five day slot. The Panel had heard that the twoContinue reading “Police officers set to learn their fate over 2017 Taser incident”

Here we go again

After what is believed to be a record breaking year in 2022,  comprising an unprecedented nine magistrates’ courts appearances, in three different court centres, plus a listed case management hearing at which he wasn’t required to, and didn’t, attend (read more here), an unemployed Tameside-based conspiracy theorist returns to the Greater Manchester courtrooms today (17thContinue reading “Here we go again”

Misconduct hearing opens later today for special constable convicted of assault

A misconduct hearing will open later today (Thursday 12th January, 2023) at Greater Manchester Police HQ concerning a long-serving special constable, Andrew Parkinson. The hearing is to be held in public although the force has provided scant details of its substance, so far. SC Parkinson was convicted at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court last summer of assaultingContinue reading “Misconduct hearing opens later today for special constable convicted of assault”

YouTube takes down thirteen of his videos in one day says notorious conspiracy theorist

In an angry Facebook post earlier today (Saturday 7th January, 2023) an unemployed Tameside-based conspiracy theorist told his diminishing band of followers that social media giant, YouTube, had removed thirteen of his transmissions from his platform yesterday (Friday 6th January, 2023) following notice of potential defamation claims served upon them. Bradford-born, Raja Miah, widely knownContinue reading “YouTube takes down thirteen of his videos in one day says notorious conspiracy theorist”

Last razzle for The Rabble?

A night to remember for the Greater Manchester Region’s most unpleasant group of on-line stalkers and trolls, known as The Rabble (or Raja’s Rabble), as they ‘celebrated’ their collective, bone-headed dimwittery and being repeatedly ripped off by their cult leader, Raja Miah and his associates. Ironically, the venue chosen for the £25 per head eventContinue reading “Last razzle for The Rabble?”

Suspended sentence for paedophile police officer

A former Greater Manchester Police officer has been sentenced to ten months in prison, suspended for two years, at Liverpool Crown Court today (19th December 2022) after admitting possessing an indecent video of children. Lee Ashcroft (born 12th June 1983) pleaded guilty to making an indecent photograph/pseudo-photograph of a child. He was also handed aContinue reading “Suspended sentence for paedophile police officer”

Notorious conspiracy theorist continues tour of His Majesty’s court and tribunal estate

On Tuesday 20th December, 2022, in court 8 at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court, Raja Miah, 49, is listed as defendant in proceedings in which he is alleged to have harassed a 40yo lawyer from the Salford area of Greater Manchester. She was granted anonymity at an earlier hearing. A trial listed for 2nd andContinue reading “Notorious conspiracy theorist continues tour of His Majesty’s court and tribunal estate”

Watchdog chief faces ‘under-age relationship’ allegation

On 3rd December, 2022, Neil Wilby Media was amongst the first to break the news that the Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), Michael Lockwood, had been forced to resign. It was, most certainly, the first to call for an inquiry into how that resignation was handled by both Lockwood andContinue reading “Watchdog chief faces ‘under-age relationship’ allegation”

How to address a judge or magistrate – new guidance

On 1st December, 2022, the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Burnett, announced a change in the practice of how certain Judges are addressed in court. From now on, the Judges listed below should be addressed in court or tribunal hearings as ‘Judge’: Masters Upper Tribunal Judges Judges of the Employment Appeal Tribunal District Judges District JudgesContinue reading “How to address a judge or magistrate – new guidance”

Courthouse regular makes NINTH appearance this year

On Friday 25th November, 2022 an unemployed conspiracy theorist from Mossley, Tameside is set to appear before his local magistrates’ court at 9.30am. Incredibly, this will be Raja Miah‘s ninth appearance before magistrates, or a district judge, in Greater Manchester since his first appearance at the same court on 3rd February, 2022 as defendant inContinue reading “Courthouse regular makes NINTH appearance this year”