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Police arrest man over Wapping stabbings

A man has been arrested by police investigating the stabbings of two women in Wapping Woods in east London.

The victims were knifed in two separate attacks.

At lunchtime on Saturday, a 26-year-old was wounded after being forced into bushes and on December the 4th, a 38-year-old was stabbed.

A 32-year-old man is now being questioned by police.

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Son who beat mother jailed for one year

by Ronke Phillips, Crime Correspondent

Son who beat his mother because he believed she waspossessed jailed for a year. Son in law gets 9 months. The victim's husband, Ahmed Hussain, son Mohammed Kayes Hussain and son-in-law Muhammed Aziz were all found guilty of assault.

The court heard that the victim was tied to a bed and beaten continuously with a walking stick by an Iman who has never been traced.

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