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 Michael Adebalajo &

Michael Adebowale

 


Name:

Michael Adebalajo

Michael Adebowale

AKA:

 

D.O.B.

1985 & 1991
Kill Total: 1

Kill date:

22 May 2013

Kill Place:

Woolwich, london

Status:

 

Occupation:

 

Victim:

Lee Rigby
D.O.B. 1988

 


 

Court:

The old Bailey
Case No:  

Judge:

Mr Justice Sweenwy

Prosecution:

 

Defence:

 

   

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FACTFILE

 

22nd May 2013, Fusilier lee Rigby, was off duty, he was walking along Wellington street near to the Woolwich barracks when  Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale, ran at him with a car, knocking him down. They then got out of the cat and viciously attacked him with knives and a meat cleaver.

They then dragged him into the middle of the road, staying with the dead soldier until police arrived. They told horrified passers-by that they had killed a British soldier as revenge for the killing of Muslims by British soldiers.

Police arrived and set up a cordon, when an armed response unit arrived the men charged at police, who fired shots at both men injuring them, they were then taken to hospital under police guard.

 

29th November 2013, Trial begins at the Old Bailey.

 

19th December 2013, Both men were found guilty of the murder of Lee Rigby.

 

26th February 2013, Both men sentenced to life imprisonment, with Adebolajo given a whole life tariff and Adebowale ordered to serve at least 45 years.

 

8th April 2014, Adebalajo launched an appal against his whole life term.

 

29th July 2014, The appeal was refused.

 

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