On January 23, Monday, a UK Court convicted Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai, an Afghan nationwide for the homicide of a British nationwide Thomas Roberts following an argument over an e-scooter in Bournemouth, Dorset, within the early hours of March 12, 2022. Following the conviction, it emerged that the Afghan asylum seeker was legally admitted to the United Kingdom after he lied to the authorities about his age.
Afghan migrant Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai has been discovered responsible of murdering 21-year-old Thomas Roberts exterior a takeaway in Bournemouth.
After the trial, the jury heard he had beforehand been convicted of homicide in Serbia and sentenced to twenty years in jail in his absence. pic.twitter.com/BKZGnkOEqc
— TalkTV (@TalkTV) January 24, 2023
According to studies, the now 21-year-old Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai misled the Border Force and the Home Office when he arrived in Dorset on a Brittany Ferries service from Cherbourg in 2019, claiming to be 14 years previous. On Monday, when the jury in Salisbury Crown Court discovered him responsible of murdering Roberts, the assassin’s total legal historical past was made public.
Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai stabbed Thomas Roberts, an aspiring Royal Marine, thrice within the chest throughout a row over an e-scooter in Bournemouth, Dorset, within the early hours of March 12, 2022.
Tom Roberts who was murdered by Abdulrahimzai (supply: The Sun)
The footage of the arrest of Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai, which the Dorset police made public, emerged on-line. The court docket revealed that when Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai was arrested, he advised UK authorities he was 16, however an examination of his tooth decided that he’s now 21.
UK police officers advised the court docket that they had been unaware of Abdulrahimzai’s prior crimes, which had been carried out underneath the alias ‘Huan Yasin,’ till they started investigating Roberts’ homicide.
The authorities confirmed that the asylum seeker first went to Serbia by Pakistan and Iran in October 2015 earlier than arriving in Norway later that month. Abdulrahimzai then left Norway and spent a while in Italy after which once more went to Serbia the place he killed two Afghan males earlier than fleeing to the UK. The accused was allegedly 15 years previous on the time of the murders. According to the prosecution, the killings in Serbia occurred in 2018 close to the capital Belgrade.
A Serbian court docket discovered Abdulrahimzai responsible of homicide in his absence and sentenced him to twenty years in jail.
Additionally, Abdulrahimzai had additionally been convicted of drug peddling in Italy and acquired a non-custodial time period after pleading responsible.
Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai (Source: telegraph.co.uk)
Abdulrahimzai, who was born in Afghanistan, was, nonetheless, granted entry to the United Kingdom after telling authorities that he was a 14-year-old schoolboy whose mother and father had been executed by the Taliban. He had so effectively misled the UK authorities that after arriving within the UK, the Afghan was assigned a foster carer, Nicola Marchant-Jones, on account of his age.
Nicola Marchant-Jones who fostered Abdulrahimzai (supply: The Sun)
Abdulrahimzai was fostered by Nicola from early 2020 to mid-2021 earlier than he was moved to a different household. According to studies, he was faraway from her care when, throughout an argument, he almost headbutted her.
At his trial at Salisbury Crown Court, Abdulrahimzi’s foster mom Marchant-Jones stated that Abdulrahimzai was a “very troubled individual” regardless of first showing as “shy, kind, and sweet.”
She added that the accused “had mood swings” and would “go from zero to 100 practically rapidly”. She advised the court docket how she feared that Abdulrahimzai would possibly “do something with a knife.”
As per studies, he was not solely given foster care by UK authorities but in addition despatched to a faculty in Bournemouth the place he terrorised youthful classmates.
A mom of a kid who went to the identical faculty reportedly advised The Sun, “The kids were petrified of him and knew he was much older than he was pretending to be.”
The report additionally means that he allegedly scared woman classmates into sending him obscene selfies.
In addition, a Snapchat video performed in court docket confirmed him in a road brawl with one other man.
This is what the united kingdom authorities is importing.
Lawangeen Abdulrahimzai. Afghan ‘asylum seeker’ is on trial charged with murdering aspiring Royal Marine Thomas Roberts,
“we are Afghan we keep it real… I’m 100% sure you wouldn’t forget your lessons for the rest of your life.” pic.twitter.com/CpARCIjKzE
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Months earlier the assassin had shared footage of himself with a machete on TikTok, regardless of being warned by his foster guardian, police, and social employees not to take action.
The sentence for Abdulrahimzai will probably be introduced on January 25.