Oldham man jailed for life after stabbing girlfriend to death

A man from Oldham has been jailed for life for stabbing his girlfriend to death and leaving her body in their flat for around three weeks. Officers were called around 12.15pm on Thursday 4 March 2021 to a report of concern for the welfare of a woman at an address on Ashton Road. Emergency services […]

Fraudster ordered to pay back thousands following email scam

Fraudster who pretended to be a diamond supplier, stealing almost £160,000 which he spent on Rolex watches – told he has to pay it all back – or spend more time in jail. Babatunde Giwa (21/01/1978) of Lorton Close, Manchester (currently imprisoned) was found guilty by jury of Fraud and Money Laundering offences at Manchester […]

Achieving Race Equality Report

Greater Manchester Police has today published its 2021 Achieving Race Equality Report following a progress update presented to the Greater Manchester Race Equality Panel. The report – which was commissioned by Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham – represents the culmination of a significant amount of work in developing, analysing and sharing information, data, discussion […]

A man has been charged following the seizure of over £2m worth of cannabis

Shan Gao (02/01/1968) of Moss Lane East, Manchester has been charged with importing Class B drugs with intent to evade prohibition or restriction. He has been remanded in custody and will appear before Tameside Magistrates Court today (Monday 26 July 2021) On Friday 23 July 2021, a man was arrested by Oldham Challenger Team following […]

GMP launch murder investigaiton after woman suffered severe burns in Bury

Police were called just after 7:30pm on Friday 23 July to reports a woman had been badly burned at an address on East Street in Bury. Emergency services attended, and found a 31 year old woman had suffered severe burns, and was taken to hospital. Sadly, despite emergency staff’s best efforts, she died a short […]

‘Devious & manipulative’ Wigan man jailed for child abduction and sex offences

A man described by a judge as ‘devious, selfish and manipulative’ has been jailed this afternoon (23 July 2021) for a total of 13 years at Manchester Crown Court. Martin Yankey (17/11/1983) of Belmont Road, Wigan, was found guilty of the following offences: One count of child abduction. Two counts of sexual activity with a […]