Gasps as jury finds police officer guilty of dangerous driving

A Greater Manchester Police officer has been found guilty of seriously injuring a 15 year old schoolboy whilst driving dangerously in response to a 999 call. Khia Whitehead was struck by a police vehicle driven by Police Constable Sarah De Meulemeester in Garner Lane, Stockport at around 9.30pm on 26th December, 2020. Khia, a promising juniorContinue reading “Gasps as jury finds police officer guilty of dangerous driving”

Greater Manchester Police officers disciplined over WhatsApp group messages

The Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) launched an investigation into a group of Greater Manchester Police officers during a separate enquiry into PC Aaron Jones, a former officer who served with the same force and offered to supply illegal steroids on the cross-platform messaging service, WhatsApp. Jones was sentenced to a 12-month community order atContinue reading “Greater Manchester Police officers disciplined over WhatsApp group messages”

Notorious conspiracy theorist jeopardises fair trial of man charged with sex offence

A notorious, unemployed Tameside-based conspiracy theorist who claims to campaign against child sex abuse in the neighbouring Borough of Oldham has, it appears, deliberately flouted a warning by Greater Manchester Police not to comment on social media about the case of a Shaw man charged with a sex offence that occurred in neighbouring Rochdale. AtContinue reading “Notorious conspiracy theorist jeopardises fair trial of man charged with sex offence”

Raja to the rescue?

Fresh from saving The Coliseum in Oldham (the only man who could do so, he said) and the town’s two professional sports teams, Oldham Athletic (The Latics) and Oldham Rugby Leage Football Club (The Roughyeds), from the evils of a £1 million investment at Boundary Park, it appears, in his mind only, that Raja Miah,Continue reading “Raja to the rescue?”

‘Pride’ comes before a fall?

Following the publication of two Neil Wilby Media exclusives within 24 hours on Friday and Saturday (31st March and 1st April, 2023), a dramatic U-turn has seen a sitting Oldham councillor unilaterally rescind a freely given acceptance to an invitation to attend the Borough’s popular PRIDE celebrations in July this year. Two of Cllr AftabContinue reading “‘Pride’ comes before a fall?”

Independents election leaflet leads to ‘hate crime’ report

The Labour Party say that a leaflet promoting a sitting councillor on Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council is to be reported to Greater Manchester Police as a ‘hate crime’. Cllr Aftab Hussain, who has represented the St Mary’s ward, centring around the Glodwick area of the town, since 2016, is seeking re-election alongside graduate lawyer, AishaContinue reading “Independents election leaflet leads to ‘hate crime’ report”

Jury hears police officer used cadet training scheme as ‘grooming playground’

A jury at Liverpool Crown Court has heard that PC Mohammed Adnan Ali, 36, of Greater Manchester Police used the a force training scheme as ‘a grooming playground’ via which he sexually assaulted teenaged children. There was little or no senior officer oversight as PC Ali (pictured above) ran the Trafford District volunteer police cadetContinue reading “Jury hears police officer used cadet training scheme as ‘grooming playground’”

Arrest report triggers expected torrent of abuse from suspect

In September, 2022, an article was published on Neil Wilby Media with the self-explanatory headline: ‘Journalism is not a popularity contest but this abuse is absolutely off the scale’. It can be read in full here but, briefly, it chronicles a reporter’s journey through the political cauldron that is the famous old East Lancashire townContinue reading “Arrest report triggers expected torrent of abuse from suspect”

Controversial ‘social media influencer’ arrested and bailed in two force operation

In a brief statement released by Lancashire Constabulary (Lancs) on 24th March, 2023, it was confirmed that ‘a 53 year old man from Ormskirk was arrested on suspicion of common assault, harassment and stalking and was bailed, with conditions until June, 2023’. Their spokesperson added: ‘Enquiries are ongoing’. This added to a response to specificContinue reading “Controversial ‘social media influencer’ arrested and bailed in two force operation”

Recusant Nine essential lexicon

To aid readers of this Neil Wilby Media website an essential lexicon of populist tropes, words and expressions trotted out by an unemployed, samosa-nibbling former Tandoori takeaway worker, from Mossley in Greater Manchester, has been assembled. Bradford-born Raja Miah, 49, is the Region’s most notorious conspiracy theorist, running frequently banned social media platforms under theContinue reading “Recusant Nine essential lexicon”