Ten cleared over Wellgate disorder

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TEN Asian men have been cleared of violent disorder after a right-wing protest and counter protest descended into chaos. Jurors at Sheffield Crown Court took just over seven-and–a-half hours to find all of the men not guilty following a four-week … Continue reading

Right-wing protesters ‘got more than they bargained for’ in street clashes

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A group of right-wing protesters who were shouting “vile racist abuse” after a demonstration in Rotherham “got rather more than they bargained for” when violence broke out in the centre of the town, a court has heard. A jury was … Continue reading

Ten on trial over violence after Rotherham demos

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TEN men accused of violent disorder after right-wing organisations demonstrated in Rotherham town centre have gone on trial. Mr Paul O’Shea, prosecuting, opened the case at Sheffield Crown Court this morning. He said that on September 5 last year there … Continue reading

Seven men plead not guilty following demonstration clashes in Rotherham town centre

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Seven men plead not guilty following demonstration clashes in Rotherham town centre Seven men have pleaded not guilty to taking part in violent clashes following demonstrations in Rotherham in September. Rotherham men Daniel Lee Luty, aged 19, of Redshank Road, … Continue reading

Man pleads guilty to playing part in violent clashes after Rotherham protests

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Man pleads guilty to playing part in violent clashes after Rotherham protests A man has pleaded guilty to taking part in violent clashes following demonstrations in Rotherham in September. Mahroof Sultan, aged 36, of Grosvenor Road, Eastwood, admitted a charge … Continue reading

Wellgate Trial – Second 7 up tomorrow

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The following are also appearing at Sheffield Crown Court to answer charges arising from the latest ‘Wellgate riots’. Daniel Lee Luty (19) of Redshank Road, Henry Mark Fisher (20) of Rockingham Road, and John James Sheridan (25) of Henley Way … Continue reading

Wellgate Trial – First 12 up tomorrow

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The following are appearing at Sheffield Crown Court to answer charges arising from the latest ‘Wellgate riots’. Charged with violent disorder: Mahroof Sultan (36) of Grosvenor Road, Mohammed Saleem (43) of Mount Street, Haseeb Alam (18) of Selwyn Street, Arshad … Continue reading