Michael Duck QC sees defendant enter guilty manslaughter plea

Thu, 06 Dec 2018

Michael Duck QC, of No5 Barristers’ Chambers, is defending a teenager who denied murdering a taxi controller in Birmingham but has admitted manslaughter.

Ibrahim Osman, aged 18, from Mead Crescent, Bordesley Green, admitted killing Saeed Rahat, 37, who died after an incident at Embassy Cars, in Oliver Street, Nechells, on June 2, 2017.

Abdiwali Ashkir, 20, from Ruthven View, Leeds, denied affray but pleaded guilty to a public order offence.

The pleas, which were accepted by the prosecution, were entered at Birmingham Crown Court as both were due to stand trial. The case was adjourned for sentencing on December 17. Osman was remanded in custody and Ashkir was bailed.

To read more about the case visit https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/man-admits-killing-embassy-cars-15505697

Michael Duck QC is Leader of the Midland Circuit and a member of the Crime Group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers. To view his profile, visit https://www.no5.com/barristers/barrister-details/136-michael-duck-qc/

 

 

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