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Six counts of rape: Police Officer charged

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A police constable has been charged with six counts of rape and one count of indecent assault.

The court was told that PC Adam Rushton had sex with four women while on duty, including one liaison at a police station.

The Staffordshire Police officer also groomed a victim of sexual violence before returning to her home after his shift finished to have sex with her, jurors were told.

PC Adam Provan, aged 38, attached to the East Area Command Unit based on Barking and Dagenham Borough, was charged on Tuesday, 26 September following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service.

Prosecutor Duncan Bould said Rushton used his position to concoct relationships with seven vulnerable women during a six-year period from 2006.

The jury were told how the PC attended homes of people complaining of crimes, then left them his personal number.

Rushton was suspended after the allegations came to light in early 2013.

On Tuesday 26th September has was charged with one count of indecent assault relating to an incident in 2002 with a female victim (1) aged 15 at the time, two counts of rape in 2010 with a female victim (2) aged 16 at the time, and four counts of rape in 2016 with a female victim (3) aged 20 at the time.

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Three women charged under Terrorism Act

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Three women have today, Thursday, 11 May, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with the preparation of a terrorist act, contrary to section five of the Terrorism Act, and conspiracy to murder.

The women, arrested as part of an investigation by the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, are:

[B] Rizlaine Boular, 21, of central London - arrested on Sunday, 30 April when she was discharged from hospital;

[C] Khawla Barghouthi, 20, of north-west London - arrested on Thursday, 27 April at an address in Harlesden Road, north-west London; and,

[D] Mina Dich, 43, of south-west London - arrested on Thursday, 27 April in Kent. She is the mother of Rizlaine Boular.

All three have been remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, 19 May.

The full charge details are:

- Rizlaine Boular between 11 April 2017 and 28 April 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court conspired together with Mina Dich and Khawla Barghouthi to murder a person or persons unknown contrary to section 1(1) Criminal Law Act 1977;

- Rizlaine Boular between 11 April and 28 April 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of committing acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect the that intention contrary to section 5(1)(a) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006;

- Mina Dich between 11 April 2017 and 28 April 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court conspired together with Rizlaine Boular and Khawla Barghouthi to murder a person or persons unknown contrary to section 1(1) Criminal Law Act 1977;

- Mina Dich between 11 April and 28 April 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of assisting Rizlaine Boular to commit acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to her intention of committing acts of terrorism contrary to section 5(1)(b) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006;

- Khwala Barghouthi between 11 April 2017 and 28 April 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court conspired together with Rizlaine Mina Dich to murder a person or persons unknown contrary to section 1(1) Criminal Law Act 1977;

- Khawla Barghouthi between 11 April and 28 April 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court with the intention of assisting Rizlaine Boular to commit acts of terrorism engaged in conduct in preparation for giving effect to her intention of committing acts of terrorism contrary to section 5(1)(b) and (3) Terrorism Act 2006.

Everyone else arrested in connection with this investigation has now been released from police custody.

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Leicester house fire deaths:

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Five men have appeared in court charged with murdering a woman and her three children in their Leicester home.

Shaun Carter (24), of Franche Road, Dane Hills, Leicester; Jackson Powell (19), of Burnside Road, Saffron Lane estate, Leicester; Akeem Jeffers (21), of Carr Mills, Buslingthorpe Lane, Leeds; Tristan Richards (22), of Sparkenhoe Street, Highfields, Leicester; and a 17-year-old who cannot be named for legal reasons appeared at Birmingham Crown Court earlier this week in connection with the fire in Wood Hill, Spinney Hills, in the early hours of 13th September.

CHARGES: The four men and one youth denied the murder charges at Birmingham Crown Court

CHARGES: The four men and one youth denied the murder charges at Birmingham Crown Court

The five defendants are each charged with four counts of murder. They all deny the charges.

The charges relate to the deaths of mother Shehnila Sattar and her three children, Zainab, 19, Bilal, 17, and Jamal Sattar, 15, whose bodies were found in the house.

The five defendants appeared alongside two other men, who are accused of murdering football coach Antoin Akpom the night before the fire.

Hussain Hussain (19), of no fixed abode, and Abdul Hakim (19), of Wood Hill, Spinney Hills, Leicester, pleaded not guilty to murdering 20-year-old Mr Akpom on the night of 12th September.

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All seven defendants were remanded back into custody.

The five men charged in the Wood Hill case are due to be tried at Nottingham Crown Court in April.

Hussain and Hakim will be tried at Stafford Crown Crown, also in April.

Three other people have been charged with murder in relation to the Wood Hill deaths. They are: Aaron Webb (19), of Saltersford Road, North Evington, Leicester; Nathaniel Mullings (19), of Farrington Street, off Humberstone Road, Leicester; and Kemo Porter (18), of Browning Street, West End, Leicester.

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