Man who knifed five people in ‘reign of terror’ in north London detained in psychiatric hospital

A knifeman who stabbed five people over three days in a “reign of terror” must remain detained in a high-security psychiatric hospital, a judge has ruled. Jason Kakaire, 31, carried out random stabbing attacks on four men and a woman in Edmonton, north London, in spring last year. The four male victims suffered life-threatening injuries, […]

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Croydon shooting: Cressida Dick pays tribute to ‘long-serving sergeant’ as she says ‘policing is a family’

“Today, we police are all mourning a great loss” The Met Commissioner said the police are all “mourning a great loss” as she paid tribute to the “long-serving” custody sergeant who was shot dead by a suspect in Croydon. Paramedics were scrambled to Croydon custody centre in Windmill Road at 2.15am. Officers who witnessed the […]

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Pc Andrew Harper’s widow calls death of Met police officer in Croydon ‘utterly devastating’

The widow of a police officer killed last year has joined politicians and police chiefs in condemning the fatal shooting of an officer in Croydon. Lissie Harper, whose husband Pc Andrew Harper was killed on duty in August 2019 , said the death of a Metropolitan Police officer was “utterly devastating”. She shared a Facebook […]

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