Knife Crime

Homicide detectives name victim of stabbing in Alton Street

Detectives investigating the murder in Alton Street, Poplar on Saturday, 15 June have named the victim as 34-year-old Gleb Stanislavovitch Zhebrovsky, also known as Gleb Stalnoy. He is from Poplar but is originally from Russia.

News

Jim Fitzpatrick MP’s life of service from a Holyrood playground to the House of Commons

After 22 and a half years of service Jim Fitzpatrick, MP for Poplar and Limehouse, will retire tomorrow 6th November when the House of Commons is dissolved.

Politics

Momentum candidate wins Poplar & Limehouse PPC contest amid scenes of chaos and intimidation

To the surprise of nobody ever Momentum’s Apsana Begum won the selection process to be Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC) for the Poplar and Limehouse constituency seat which will be vacated by Jim Fitzpatrick MP at the next general election.

Corruption

Tower Hamlets Labour Party councillor Harun jailed for fraud

Former Tower Hamlet Labour Party councillor Muhammad Harun was sentenced to 16 months in custody at Snaresbrook Crown Court today after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud.