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25 Feb 2021

Bus driver guilty of murder

A jury has found a bus driver — who attacked his wife with a ladder, table leg, and other weapons — guilty of murder.

Hussein Egal, who claimed his wife had threatened to throw him out for having Covid-19, used a variety of household items during his ‘frenzied’ assault on 57-year-old Maryan Ismail.

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The 66-year-old admitted carrying out the killing in Edmonton, Greater London, in April 2020 but denied it was murder.

Yesterday, a jury at the Old Bailey — the chief criminal court for England and Wales — took two hours to find Egal guilty.


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11 Feb 2021 | 20:58

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