Judged and jailed

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

A West Dray­ton drug dealer has been jailed for 30 months after he was caught hid­ing 194 wraps of crack co­caine in his un­der­wear.

Maiya Kati, of Ruf­fle Close, was stopped and ar­rested by Sur­rey Po­lice after of­fi­cers be­came con­cerned of the sup­ply of Class A drugs. A strip-search of Kati re­vealed he had con­cealed the crack co­caine and heroin wraps in his pants.

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty to pos­sess­ing Class A drugs and was sen­tenced to 30 months in prison.

A dis­graced Kens­ing­ton and Chelsea Coun­cil worker who stole more than £60,000 meant for Gren­fell Tower vic­tims to fund her own lav­ish life­style has been jailed for five-anda-half years.

Jenny McDon­agh, of Will­rose Cres­cent, Abbey Wood, spent the money on trips abroad, beauty treat­ments and ex­pen­sive meals after the coun­cil hired her as a fi­nance worker to hand cash to sur­vivors in Oc­to­ber last year.

Col­leagues said McDon­agh “al­ways had very vo­cal views of [other] Gren­fell fraud­sters, of­ten talk­ing openly about how dis­gusted she was with these peo­ple and that what they were do­ing was aw­ful”.

But in re­al­ity she had helped her­self to £62,062 from cash meant for sur­vivors. She even car­ried on spend­ing this money after her ar­rest on Au­gust 1.

The 39-year-old was sen­tenced at Isle­worth Crown Court on Septem­ber 28 to five-and-a-half years in prison after plead­ing guilty to fraud and theft.

Gang mem­bers who at­tempted to smug­gle cig­a­rettes hid­den in pal­lets of floor un­der­lay to evade £1mil­lion in duty have been jailed for a to­tal of 10 years.

Six men were caught red-handed by HM Rev­enue and Cus­toms (HMRC) of­fi­cers at a stor­age fa­cil­ity in Lan­cashire, with more than 3.7 mil­lion il­le­gal cig­a­rettes.

HMRC in­ves­ti­ga­tors found three of the men load­ing laun­dry bags stuffed with cig­a­rettes into a hire van at a Premier Mill in­dus­trial unit in Jan­uary this year.

Lukasz Zwierz, 31, of Court Road, in Uxbridge, and Batosz Duzak, 29, of Hod­der Drive, Perivale, in Eal­ing, both pleaded guilty to the fraud­u­lent eva­sion of Ex­cise Duty and were each sen­tenced to 20 months. In to­tal the gang mem­bers were sen­tenced to 10 years in prison at Pre­ston Crown Court on Septem­ber 27.

A jeal­ous pub land­lord was jailed for nine months after bat­ter­ing his fi­ancée fol­low­ing a night out.

Erhan Sahin, 29, dragged his part­ner Joyce Hope out of bed and “smacked her against the wall” in a drunken rage as she pleaded with him to stop at The Three Steps pub, which he ran on Cow­ley High Street.

The cou­ple had been out in cen­tral Lon­don to catch a mati­nee show fea­tur­ing one of Ms Hope’s friends be­fore mak­ing their way to a Harry Pot­ter-themed din­ner on Oc­to­ber 13, 2017.

The cou­ple clashed after Ms Hope, 24, said she wanted to go home and was later bom­barded with text mes­sages from Sahin, ac­cus­ing her of leav­ing hand-in-hand with a strange man. Ms Hope wept in the wit­ness box as she re­called be­ing wo­ken up by her rag­ing part­ner who pum­melled her face so hard she spat out one of her teeth.

A jury at the Old Bai­ley found Sahin guilty of as­sault oc­ca­sion­ing ac­tual bod­ily harm (ABH) and as­sault by beat­ing on Septem­ber 4.

A man who set fire to a ve­hi­cle used in a fa­tal Lon­don shoot­ing has been jailed for six years for per­vert­ing the course of jus­tice.

Joshua Folorunso, 27, of Sta­tion Road, Loud­wa­ter, near High Wy­combe, burned a stolen black VW Tiguan in a car park in Knowles Close, West Dray­ton, after it was used in the killing of Khalid Farah.

The 26-year-old was shot in the chest as he sat in his car by Malique Thomp­son-Hill, 22, and Jer­mi­ane Paul, 23, in Southall on Novem­ber 11, last year.

Thomp­son-Hill and Paul were both found guilty of mur­der fol­low­ing a “painstak­ing” in­ves­ti­ga­tion by the Metropoli­tan Po­lice. Both will spend a min­i­mum of 30 years in jail.

Phone records re­vealed that a third man was in­volved in the in­ci­dent - Folorunso was con­tacted nu­mer­ous times through­out the day of the killing.

Folorunso was jailed for six years.

The scum­bag who was caught on cam­era steal­ing a char­ity col­lec­tion box for a po­lice of­fi­cer bat­tling can­cer has been jailed for 26 weeks.

Thomas Col­ley, 33, from Houn­slow , stole a col­lec­tion tin for the ‘Just Jade’ ap­peal - which hopes to A former Charl­ton Ath­letic footraise £250,000 so a Houn­slow­baller who raped a teenage girl has based po­lice of­fi­cer can re­ceive been jailed for 11 years and six spe­cial­ist can­cer treat­ment in the months. US.

Mon­tell Moore, 22, of Trim­mer Mum-of-one Jade Gof­fin was Walk, Brent­ford, met his 17-year-old given less than two years to live vic­tim on Tin­der and picked up her after be­ing di­ag­nosed with breast from a bus stop in the early hours of can­cer and was told she won’t live March 12, 2016. to see her daugh­ter Eva’s eighth

The former Charl­ton mid­fielder birth­day. took the girl to the house of his Col­ley pleaded guilty to the friend Sofian Zoberi, 23, where both of­fence on Septem­ber 17 and men raped her. re­ceived a 26 week prison sen­tence

The men were tried at Isle­worth and must pay £200 com­pen­sa­tion Mag­is­trates’ Court and found guilty to the ‘Just Jade’ char­ity, a £115 on Septem­ber 20. Moore was jailed vic­tim sur­charge and £85 court for 11 years and six months, while costs. Zoberi was given an eight-and-ahalf year prison sen­tence.

A preda­tor who took ad­van­tage of a young woman in need of money, be­fore rap­ing her, has been jailed for nine years.

Javad Mah­davi-Ash­ford, 43, first took ad­van­tage of his teenage vic­tim in 2015 while she was abroad, promis­ing to send the then 19-year-old in ex­change for nude pho­tos. When his vic­tim re­turned to the UK he called and harassed her, threat­en­ing to post the pic­tures on so­cial me­dia.

She agreed to go to his Ham­mer­smith home on March 17, 2016, where he raped her.

Javad Mah­davi-Ash­ford pleaded guilty to rape and dig­i­tal pen­e­tra­tion two days into his trial at Isle­worth Crown Court. He was sen­tenced to nine years im­pris­on­ment on Septem­ber 17.

A fraud­ster who tricked peo­ple in Houn­slow into hand­ing over thou­sands of pounds in the hope of get­ting help in pro­cess­ing im­mi­gra­tion ap­pli­ca­tions has been jailed for five years.

Harvin­der Kaur Thethi, 46, posed as a bar­ris­ter, so­lic­i­tor and Home Of­fice of­fi­cial to con her vic­tims be­tween June 2013 and Septem­ber 2014.

De­spite be­ing to­tally un­qual­i­fied re­ceived £68,000 from vul­ner­a­ble peo­ple in pay­ment for im­mi­gra­tion re­lated ser­vices which were promised but not de­liv­ered.

Kaur Thethi was found guilty of six counts of fraud by false rep­re­sen­ta­tion at South­wark Crown Court in July and sen­tenc­ing to five years in prison for the of­fences on Septem­ber 6.

Kens­ing­ton & Chelsea Coun­cil worker Jenny McDon­agh, stole more than £60,000 from a fund for vic­tims of the Gren­fell Tower fire

Joshua Folorunso set fire to a car used in the mur­der of Khalid Abdi Farah (above)

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