Lee Irving was beaten for days, drugged and dumped by the side of a footpath in June last year
Newcastle Man In Court Charged With Threat To Kill
A man's appeared in court charged with threatening to behead a UKIP election candidate for Newcastle East.
Aftab Ahmed is accused of making a threat to kill David Robinson Young on the phone.
The 45 year old from Heaton in the city was granted bail and will go on trial in July.
The candidates for Newcastle East are:
- Nicholas Brown (Labour)
- Duncan Crute (Conservative)
- Andrew Gray (Green)
- Paul Phillips (Trade Union and Socialist Coalition)
- David Robinson-Young (UK Independent Party)
- Susan Stevenson (Communist Party of Britain)
- Wendy Taylor (Liberal Democrat)
A team of trained officers will investigate allegations of child abuse at Newcastle United, relating to the 1980s and 1990s
A Gateshead mum, who lost her son in a crash caused by a driver on drink and drugs, is warning others not to drink or drug drive
Police were called to an alley near Poplar Street this morning where a man was found seriously injured
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