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Tag Archives: the preacher

The Preacher loses his appeal

By 28 February 2013

The Court of Appeal has announced its rejection of stabby Ainslie street preacher Isa Islam’s appeal against his nine year sentence for making Andrew Dyer a tetraplegic at the Ainslie shops back in 2009.
We’ve covered this story before.
At issue was just how mentally unwell Mr Islam was when he commenced the frenzed stabbing that only [...]

The Preacher gets a 9 year sentence

By 25 May 2011

The Canberra Times reports that Isa Islam (aka The Preacher) has been sentenced to nine years, with a non-parole period of four years and six months for his frenzed stabbing attack on Andrew Dyer at the Ainslie shops in July 2009.
Islam, who has been in custody since the day of the stabbing in July 2009, [...]

The Preacher only guilty of inflicting grievous bodily harm

By 2 March 2011

The Canberra Times informs us that acting Justice Jane Mathews has bought the “not trying to kill when stabbing in the head” defence of Isa Islam:
A street preacher who stabbed his former neighbour at an inner-north takeaway shop has been found not guilty of attempted murder.
But acting Justice Jane Mathews has found Isa Islam guilty [...]

The Preacher was only getting a bit stabby, didn’t mean to kill anyone

By 10 December 2010

Last July we reported on a stabbing in Theo’s at Ainslie Shops by a man known to locals as “The Preacher”.
Now the ABC reports that former RAAF employee Isa Islam has offered the novel defence of saying he was just having a bit of a stab and didn’t mean to kill anyone:
Islam told the [...]

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