Search

Boy saved brother from knife gang’

PUBLISHED: 12:14 17 April 2008 | UPDATED: 14:40 25 August 2010

A STUDENT threw himself in front of an armed gang to protect his schoolboy brother, the Old Bailey heard on Monday.

A STUDENT threw himself in front of an armed gang to protect his schoolboy brother, the Old Bailey heard on Monday.

Undergraduate Faheem Javaid, 20, was viciously beaten and knifed when he confronted the group for robbing 14-year-old Faizan on a number 112 bus on June 25 last year.

Gang members pounded him with a brick and a motorcycle helmet near MacDonalds in Well Hall Road, Eltham, before Abdul Yassin-Noor, 19, allegedly stabbed him in the back.

Mr Javaid told jurors how he approached two gang members after receiving a text message from his brother who complained the group robbed him on a bus in Kidbrooke.

The court has heard how Mr Javaid suffered a 10cm deep wound to his back as well as slashes to his face.

The group is also charged with the robbery of Michael Maclaren on April 24 in Kidbrooke last year.

Yassin-Noor, of Rochester Way, Eltham, denies two counts of robbery, one count of attempted murder, one count of wounding with intent and one count of violent disorder.

Balogan, of Ebdon Way, Blackheath, denies two counts of violent disorder and one count of robbery.

Six other defendants, of the Ferrier Estate, Kidbrooke, who cannot be identified because of their age, all deny various counts of robbery, violent disorder, attempted murder and wounding with intent.

The trial continues.

0 comments

Latest Bexley news

Saturday, November 17, 2018

A man who ran over two elderly women with his electric wheelchair was sentenced on Friday, November 16 at Southwark Crown Court.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our Met Office video forecast.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Christmas 2018 and the Northern Lights are welcomed to Bexleyheath on Saturday, November 17 with a spectacular mix of music and dance from stilt walkers to bhangra dancers, and acoustic artists to fire shows.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Now back from recording the second series of All Together Now, Brit School teacher and Bromley local Georg Tormann is now warming up for Christmas with his Beckenham-based choir.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

A Bexley artist has raised her concerns that a revamp of Hall Place will see the death of the art scene in the area.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Wildlife enthusiasts are calling for “embarrassing” fly-tipping that is blighting marshland in Bexley to be cleared up.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas expressed concerns that an energy park in Bexley will lead to “toxic fumes” billowing across the Thames to the Rainham and Beam Park development area.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A Bexleyheath pub will be offering free gin and tonic today, in exchange for a very unusual currency - cake.

Most read news

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bexley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bexley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24