Police accused of arrest blunder

A nominal well known to Greater Manchester Police, Raja Miah, 49, of Stamford Street, Mossley, Tameside has claimed, variously, on social media that he was arrested yesterday morning (27th April, 2023) at his home address at approximately 6.40am, as part of what he says is ‘a campaign to interfere with free and democratic local elections byContinue reading “Police accused of arrest blunder”

Council Leader ‘appalled’ over independents’ ‘gutter politics’

Royton South was always going to be one of the key wards in the forthcoming Oldham Council elections where voters go to the polls on 4th May, 2023. The Council Leader, Cllr Amanda Chadderton has held a seat there since 2012 and faced a year long smear attack, in an unvarnished attempt to unseat her,Continue reading “Council Leader ‘appalled’ over independents’ ‘gutter politics’”

Strong Muslim gay rights voice sits out leaflet controversy

Most other articles on this Neil Wilby Media website are written in the third person. This is one of the exceptions, as it would be impossible to set out the story otherwise. Over this weekend, one in which I had planned to take a break after an intensive few weeks back in the UK fromContinue reading “Strong Muslim gay rights voice sits out leaflet controversy”

To the bitter end?

One of the few joys of court reporting is early access to what are known as the pleadings in civil litigation: The claimant’s claim form, statement and/or particulars of the claim and the defendant’s statement of grounds of defence. More so, if one or more of the parties to the litigation is well known, theContinue reading “To the bitter end?”

Controversial Tory councillor back in the headlines again

It’s been quite a year for Robert John Fairbank Barnes. Born, brought up, educated and spending his entire career in Leeds, working for the City Council, before retiring in 2021. Twelve months ago, he was campaigning to be elected to Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council in their Chadderton South ward. A perennial failure, he had previouslyContinue reading “Controversial Tory councillor back in the headlines again”

Doubling down on defamation

A notorious, unemployed, Tameside-based conspiracy theorist appears determined to press the self-destruct button. Already on separate police and court conditional bail over communications and harassment allegations, Raja Miah, 49, of Stamford Street, Mossley, faces, on his own admission, losing his home over a defamation claim made against him recently by Dr Zahid Chauhan OBE, aContinue reading “Doubling down on defamation”

Past Mayor of Oldham wins libel and harassment claim against former councillor colleague.

An attritional case, covered exclusively on Neil Wilby Media almost since its inception, has reached its legal conclusion, barring mishaps over payment of costs and damages by the unsuccessful party. Cllr Riaz Ahmad, who won a claim for libel and harassment against Khazir Rehman in 2022, has now been awarded the costs of the action,Continue reading “Past Mayor of Oldham wins libel and harassment claim against former councillor colleague.”

Never rains but it pours

Problems continue to pile up for a notorious, unemployed Tameside-based conspiracy theorist as all the indications are that he is currently serving bans handed down by social media giants, Facebook and YouTube. Upon whom he depends heavily for income streams. Bradford-born Raja Miah, 49, out of work since 2017 until a recent, but brief, spellContinue reading “Never rains but it pours”

Day of reckoning for top Tory

At a disposal hearing in the Royal Courts of Justice later this morning, a well known political activist from Oldham, Greater Manchester faces a costs and damages bill estimated to be in the order of £200,000 following harassment and defamation findings against him. This High Court case has been covered exclusively on Neil Wilby Media,Continue reading “Day of reckoning for top Tory”

The Dawn of Reality

It’s been a long time coming, but the reality of his persistent, mendacious lying and money-grubbing conspiracy theorising has finally dawned on Raja Miah, a 49 year old unemployed resident in the upmarket Tameside village of Mossley. In a post on his thoroughly disgraced, frequently banned Recusant Nine Facebook page he admits facing the prospectContinue reading “The Dawn of Reality”