Chaos as Lee Rigby's murderers are sentenced

Chaos as Lee Rigby's murderers are sentenced

Michael Adebolajo

Michael Adebowale

Lee Rigby

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THERE was chaos at the Old Bailey this afternoon as the murderers of soldier Lee Rigby were sentenced.

Michael Adebolajo yelled ‘‘Allah akbar’’ and had to be pinned to the ground by security officers in a violent struggle in the dock .

Adebolajo, 29, shouted ‘‘that’s a lie’’ as Mr Justice Sweeney told him and his co-defendant Michael Adebowale they had both been radicalised.

Michael Adebowale, 22, then stood and shouted comments about America and Britain before several security guards were forced to restrain him.

Adebolajo then leapt from his seat, screaming ‘‘Allah akbar’’ as officers attempted to control him.

Fusilier Rigby’s family wept as his killers were wrestled to the ground and ultimately taken down to the cells.

Mr Justice Sweeney continued his sentencing with both men absent from the dock.

Adebolajo was given a whole-life jail term while Adebowale was jailed for life with a minimum of 45 years.

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6:33pm Wed 26 Feb 14

thetruthyoucanthandlethetruth says...

We can only hope that real justice is served on these two animals now they're in prison. They should be denied the ability to pray. They should both be denied sunlight even. Keep them locked up 24/7.
A long slow hellish life ahead is my only hope for them.
We can only hope that real justice is served on these two animals now they're in prison. They should be denied the ability to pray. They should both be denied sunlight even. Keep them locked up 24/7. A long slow hellish life ahead is my only hope for them. thetruthyoucanthandlethetruth
  • Score: 19

6:48pm Wed 26 Feb 14

NO EINSTEIN says...

thetruthyoucanthandl
ethetruth
wrote:
We can only hope that real justice is served on these two animals now they're in prison. They should be denied the ability to pray. They should both be denied sunlight even. Keep them locked up 24/7.
A long slow hellish life ahead is my only hope for them.
I'm sorry thetruthyoucanthandl
ethetruth,
But I think these two scum are living proof why we need the death penalty back.

The only problem would be the amount of people who would want to pull the switch.
[quote][p][bold]thetruthyoucanthandl ethetruth[/bold] wrote: We can only hope that real justice is served on these two animals now they're in prison. They should be denied the ability to pray. They should both be denied sunlight even. Keep them locked up 24/7. A long slow hellish life ahead is my only hope for them.[/p][/quote]I'm sorry thetruthyoucanthandl ethetruth, But I think these two scum are living proof why we need the death penalty back. The only problem would be the amount of people who would want to pull the switch. NO EINSTEIN
  • Score: 17

6:51pm Wed 26 Feb 14

MSG says...

Thes scum should have hung !

What more does someone have to do in the UK than to try and behead a brave British soldier to be hung ?

One day, when we have left the EU which bans hanging, we should have a re-trial and hang them then !

Typical CT Riley comment, remeber he is an apologist for Irish republicans !
Thes scum should have hung ! What more does someone have to do in the UK than to try and behead a brave British soldier to be hung ? One day, when we have left the EU which bans hanging, we should have a re-trial and hang them then ! Typical CT Riley comment, remeber he is an apologist for Irish republicans ! MSG
  • Score: 6

8:33pm Wed 26 Feb 14

cushybutterfield says...

Who ?.........let these illegal murdering scumbags into host OUR country in the first place. ?. There should be an 'enquiry at the highest National level' on these two sick in the head divvi- murderers. They should have been both horsewipped then hung in public on the nearest British Army Parade ground. Its a certain bet will get their come-uppence in prison.
Who ?.........let these illegal murdering scumbags into host OUR country in the first place. ?. There should be an 'enquiry at the highest National level' on these two sick in the head divvi- murderers. They should have been both horsewipped then hung in public on the nearest British Army Parade ground. Its a certain bet will get their come-uppence in prison. cushybutterfield
  • Score: 9

8:38pm Wed 26 Feb 14

cushybutterfield says...

Cont...........There is no other country in the world that tolerate murdering Sh..bags like this. Why ? Why were they allowed in Britain in the first place ?. There are some stinking politically correct politicians responsible for this one. We need a National Enquiry NOW on these so called religious scumbags.
Cont...........There is no other country in the world that tolerate murdering Sh..bags like this. Why ? Why were they allowed in Britain in the first place ?. There are some stinking politically correct politicians responsible for this one. We need a National Enquiry NOW on these so called religious scumbags. cushybutterfield
  • Score: 10

9:09pm Wed 26 Feb 14

English lad says...

These immigrant scum bags should have hung, tony Blair opened the floodgates and now we are seeing the consequences!
These immigrant scum bags should have hung, tony Blair opened the floodgates and now we are seeing the consequences! English lad
  • Score: 10

9:34pm Wed 26 Feb 14

NO EINSTEIN says...

English lad wrote:
These immigrant scum bags should have hung, tony Blair opened the floodgates and now we are seeing the consequences!
English lad, you speak the truth, good on you.
[quote][p][bold]English lad[/bold] wrote: These immigrant scum bags should have hung, tony Blair opened the floodgates and now we are seeing the consequences![/p][/quote]English lad, you speak the truth, good on you. NO EINSTEIN
  • Score: 9

9:38pm Wed 26 Feb 14

MSG says...

Where has CT Rileys initial comment in support of the killers gone ? Has it been removed for being offensive ? it had a -4 when I last looked around 7pm. I hope he is ashamed of his actions !
Where has CT Rileys initial comment in support of the killers gone ? Has it been removed for being offensive ? it had a -4 when I last looked around 7pm. I hope he is ashamed of his actions ! MSG
  • Score: 1

11:15pm Wed 26 Feb 14

punkrocker says...

why has ct rileys praise for these murders gone. my comment regarding his comment was simply expressing disgust. no free speech on this site today.
why has ct rileys praise for these murders gone. my comment regarding his comment was simply expressing disgust. no free speech on this site today. punkrocker
  • Score: -1

8:33am Thu 27 Feb 14

CTRILEY says...

I wasn't showing support for them I was being sarcastic! The point I was making is these murderers have joined a growing number of people who after ging on about how wonderful Allah is, how Allah is on their side and they're doing Allah's will, they'll spend the rest of their lives rotting away in prison praying to Allah, all because of their belief in Allah.

As for being an apologists Irish republicans, don't even go down that route.
I wasn't showing support for them I was being sarcastic! The point I was making is these murderers have joined a growing number of people who after ging on about how wonderful Allah is, how Allah is on their side and they're doing Allah's will, they'll spend the rest of their lives rotting away in prison praying to Allah, all because of their belief in Allah. As for being an apologists Irish republicans, don't even go down that route. CTRILEY
  • Score: 5

10:52am Thu 27 Feb 14

cushybutterfield says...

What idiot liberal or otherwise Politicians let these scum not only into Britain in the FIRST PLACE but let them remain here in our host country. No other country in the world tolerates divi-religious scummies like this, we have convicted 'Murderers, Rapists, Robber's walking our British Streets who they will NOT deport. At the end of the day the majority of Politicians are NOT worth a light, they DONOT support the decent working class (Working) people in OUR Country. THEY THESE USELESS PATHETIC FOREVER ****** APPEASEMENT****** POLITICIANS DO NOTHING ABOUT DEPORTING THESE LOT, an affront and utter disgrace to the British People.
What idiot liberal or otherwise Politicians let these scum not only into Britain in the FIRST PLACE but let them remain here in our host country. No other country in the world tolerates divi-religious scummies like this, we have convicted 'Murderers, Rapists, Robber's walking our British Streets who they will NOT deport. At the end of the day the majority of Politicians are NOT worth a light, they DONOT support the decent working class (Working) people in OUR Country. THEY THESE USELESS PATHETIC FOREVER ****** APPEASEMENT****** POLITICIANS DO NOTHING ABOUT DEPORTING THESE LOT, an affront and utter disgrace to the British People. cushybutterfield
  • Score: 3

1:16pm Thu 27 Feb 14

sineater says...

Why were they in the country,well one of them as in an east African jail until MI5 got his release to recruit him as a double agent so blame them not Blair.MSG we abolished hanging long before we joined the e.u.,so get your facts right !!
Why were they in the country,well one of them as in an east African jail until MI5 got his release to recruit him as a double agent so blame them not Blair.MSG we abolished hanging long before we joined the e.u.,so get your facts right !! sineater
  • Score: 0

1:52pm Thu 27 Feb 14

cushybutterfield says...

Our Country Britain has been '****Hi-Jacked and ***shafted for years by immigrant Criminals convicted of seriou crime that they will NOT deport., you can blame all your ******appeasement*** pathetic liberal politicians. The demands and wishes of decent working class (working) people for not just years but decades, are constantly ignored by many warped politically correct. Hence you stampede to 'UKIP' in partiular, the Europeon so called 'EEC Human Rights' is both corrupt and shockingly disgusting, a blatant 'insult and affront' to the everyday lawabidding taxpaying British Citizen. They even want to give convicted Murderer's the 'Vote'. How sick can this EEC get ?.
Our Country Britain has been '****Hi-Jacked and ***shafted for years by immigrant Criminals convicted of seriou crime that they will NOT deport., you can blame all your ******appeasement*** pathetic liberal politicians. The demands and wishes of decent working class (working) people for not just years but decades, are constantly ignored by many warped politically correct. Hence you stampede to 'UKIP' in partiular, the Europeon so called 'EEC Human Rights' is both corrupt and shockingly disgusting, a blatant 'insult and affront' to the everyday lawabidding taxpaying British Citizen. They even want to give convicted Murderer's the 'Vote'. How sick can this EEC get ?. cushybutterfield
  • Score: 2

5:12pm Thu 27 Feb 14

CTRILEY says...

MSG wrote:
Where has CT Rileys initial comment in support of the killers gone ? Has it been removed for being offensive ? it had a -4 when I last looked around 7pm. I hope he is ashamed of his actions !
My comment was

Praise be to Allah!

BECAUSE THEY HAD BEEN SENT DOWN, THEY'D GOT WHAT THEY DESERVED WHAT WAS COMING TO THEM.

The only thing I have to be ashamed of is making points under the assumption that those reading them have a brain!
[quote][p][bold]MSG[/bold] wrote: Where has CT Rileys initial comment in support of the killers gone ? Has it been removed for being offensive ? it had a -4 when I last looked around 7pm. I hope he is ashamed of his actions ![/p][/quote]My comment was Praise be to Allah! BECAUSE THEY HAD BEEN SENT DOWN, THEY'D GOT WHAT THEY DESERVED WHAT WAS COMING TO THEM. The only thing I have to be ashamed of is making points under the assumption that those reading them have a brain! CTRILEY
  • Score: 2

8:04am Fri 28 Feb 14

CTRILEY says...

MSG and Punkrocker no reply, no witty retort?
MSG and Punkrocker no reply, no witty retort? CTRILEY
  • Score: 2

3:14pm Fri 28 Feb 14

CmacArt says...

MSG wrote:
Thes scum should have hung !

What more does someone have to do in the UK than to try and behead a brave British soldier to be hung ?

One day, when we have left the EU which bans hanging, we should have a re-trial and hang them then !

Typical CT Riley comment, remeber he is an apologist for Irish republicans !
As opposed to someone who is an apologist for sectarianism, intolerance, bigotry and ignorance?
[quote][p][bold]MSG[/bold] wrote: Thes scum should have hung ! What more does someone have to do in the UK than to try and behead a brave British soldier to be hung ? One day, when we have left the EU which bans hanging, we should have a re-trial and hang them then ! Typical CT Riley comment, remeber he is an apologist for Irish republicans ![/p][/quote]As opposed to someone who is an apologist for sectarianism, intolerance, bigotry and ignorance? CmacArt
  • Score: 1

3:47pm Fri 28 Feb 14

CTRILEY says...

If my comment caused offence I'm sorry, it wasn't intended to. If I'm big enough to apologise are any of you big enough to accept and do the same?
If my comment caused offence I'm sorry, it wasn't intended to. If I'm big enough to apologise are any of you big enough to accept and do the same? CTRILEY
  • Score: 1

10:42am Tue 4 Mar 14

MSG says...

CT you must have been rattled as you felt the need to get a letter in the Echo opposing your online comment !!
CT you must have been rattled as you felt the need to get a letter in the Echo opposing your online comment !! MSG
  • Score: 0

9:12am Wed 5 Mar 14

CTRILEY says...

MSG wrote:
CT you must have been rattled as you felt the need to get a letter in the Echo opposing your online comment !!
No it's just sick of having to deal with morons!
[quote][p][bold]MSG[/bold] wrote: CT you must have been rattled as you felt the need to get a letter in the Echo opposing your online comment !![/p][/quote]No it's just sick of having to deal with morons! CTRILEY
  • Score: 0

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