Court interpreter news in local papers this week
A man has appeared in court in connection with a people smuggling racket. Ali Mohammed Raza, 38, is accused of being involved in a plot to smuggle four girls. He appeared via video link at Hull Crown Court dressed in a grey shirt with the word ‘Hull’ written on it.
Mr Raza spoke only to confirm his name at the preliminary hearing. An interpreter had been booked for the hearing but failed to attend.
His solicitor Geoff Ellis said: “I have seen him prior to this hearing and, unfortunately, as at the Magistrates Court, his English is extremely limited and he does need the assistance of an interpreter.”
The honorary Recorder of Hull and the East Riding Judge Michael Mettyear ordered the case to proceed due to the lawyers only setting a timetable.
A man has been charged in connection with an incident where an 11-year-old girl was allegedly grabbed and kissed as she walked along a street in Winton.
Sed Noureddine, who was arrested on Tuesday, has been charged with assault of a girl under 13 by touching, under the Sexual Offences Act.
Noureddine, 38, of Stirling Road, made a brief appearance at Bournemouth Magistrates Court yesterday.
He confirmed his details and was remanded in custody overnight to appear before magistrates again today.
The alleged offence was outlined in court yesterday before the case was adjourned so an interpreter could be organised for Noureddine, who is an Algerian national and appeared in the dock wearing a blue shirt and a jacket.
A man charged with murdering a three-year-old girl says he isn’t responsible for her death – but he did delete evidence from CCTV cameras.
Kamran Khalid, aged 36, made the admission during a plea hearing at the crown court in Leamington yesterday.
Khalid, formerly of Fisher Road, Foleshill, pleaded not guilty to the murder charge during the hearing.
But when asked if he perverted the course of justice in the two months after Mariam’s death he admitted his guilt.
Khalid, who in the absence of an interpreter sat with his solicitor in the dock to translate proceedings, sat quietly during the hearing.
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