R v Brusthom Ziamani Sentencing remarks of HHJ Pontius Central Criminal Court 20th March 2015 A realistic and sensible assessment of the whole of the relevant evidence that the jury and I heard leads inescapably to the conclusion that this defendant, had he not – by sheer good fortune – been spotted and stopped by the police in a street in East London during the afternoon of Tuesday 19th.
August last year, would have carried out the intention he had so graphically expressed to his ex-girlfriend only a few hours before.
She was an impressive witness, truthful, articulate and confident, and her evidence was clear and convincing.
If it required any support at all that support came in the equally compelling evidence of PAUL MORRIS, who spoke to the defendant on 28th.
August at Wandsworth Prison and to whom the defendant made an admission, in equally graphic terms, in a...
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