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‘NO REAL PUNISHMENT’ FOR RACIST THUGS WHO ABUSED LIVERPOOL CABBIE


Two women who punched a cabbie on an off licence trip have received “no real punishment”, according to readers of the Liverpool Echo. According to the Echo, the incident took place late on 18 October 2019. Desmond Thabo collected Lorraine Ennis (left) and Jacqueline Preston (right) from a pub in West Derby to take them to an off licence. On the way the driver was asked by Preston for his name and Ennis asked where he was from.” Mr Thabo told the women he was from Africa to which Pre- ston said: “We’re not from Africa, we are from England’ before Ennis exclaimed “f*** you African” and went into the off licence. The driver asked Preston to ask Ennis to stop making racist comments or he wouldn’t continue the journey. Despite the polite request Ennis continued the horrific lan- guage and Mr Thabo stopped the taxi and told the women


FIVE YEARS’ JAIL FOR THREATENING TO ‘SLASH UP’ NEWCASTLE CABBIE


An armed robber who stole cash from a taxi driver during a violent stand-off has been branded a “lowlife” by his victim and put behind bars. The Sunderland Echo reports that Daniel Bates, 38, had “lured” the driver to pick him up in the early hours of May 29, 2019, by booking a nine-mile trip through City Taxis. Newcastle Crown Court heard that the cabbie, who was described as “stoic and robust”, asked for the fare upfront, as was the procedure. Bates was not able to give him the money and so the driver said he was not going to take him. Bates then opened the driver’s door, took his coin dispenser and ran away. The driver ran after him, caught up with him and there was a short scuffle. Bates appeared to “give in” but then sudden- ly produced a Stanley knife and threatened to slash the driver up. The cabbie backed off and Bates ran away with the coin dispenser. Bates, from Sunderland, denied robbery but was convicted by a jury after a trial. Judge Sarah Mallett sentenced him to five years behind bars with an extended two-year licence period. The judge said Bates poses a risk of harm to the pub- lic and told him: “This was, in my view, a planned robbery, in that you lured the taxi driver intending to steal from him.”


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to get out as he “wasn’t prepared to carry on”. Ennis then called him the N- word and “hit him to the back of the head whilst in the taxi”. She then punched him in the face, breaking his glasses, and both women punched and kicked him as he lay on the ground. Ennis, who has a previous conviction for a racist assault, even hit the cabbie with


an “unknown object”, leaving him with a cut on his head. The women, both aged 58, were charged with racially aggra- vated assault and found guilty following a trial. The judge ruled that as Ennis had previous convictions for “a number of matters” an immediate custodial sentence was appropriate. She was locked up for 20 weeks, half of which she will serve on licence. Preston was handed a 16-week sen- tence suspended for 12 months and must complete 20 Rehabilitation Activity Requirements.


BOLTON THUG LASHED OUT AT PHV DRIVER AFTER DRUG BUYING FAILURE


A man who did not have enough cash to buy the drugs he wanted, smashed a PHV window, injuring a woman and repeatedly punched the car’s driver, last August. According to Bolton News, David Hunt and his friend Chloe Johnson had called a taxi from Metro Cars to take them to Tonge Moor, where Hunt, 36, planned to buy drugs. But Bolton Crown Court heard how he became frustrated and an argument broke out with Miss Johnson, who remained in the taxi, after he visited two properties and came back empty handed. The taxi driver, Saqab Khan was concerned that he had been directed to park in a dark back street. The defendant then, for no apparent reason, opened the driver’s door and punched Mr Khan several times to the head causing bruising. Then Hunt punched the taxi window, smashing it and injur- ing Miss Johnson. Mr Khan drove to Metro Car’s base just a few yards away and paramedics were called but Miss Johnson refused treatment for her bruised and swollen face. Hunt was arrested and pleaded guilty to causing actual bodily harm, assault and criminal damage.


Because of the time Hunt spent in custody the Judge sen- tenced him to 23 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months. Hunt was also electronically tagged; subject to a curfew for a month; must participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activi- ties and was ordered to pay Mr Khan £340 in compensation.


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