Two in court as Malorie Bantala ‘child destruction’ trial starts

Admin (03 December, 2015)

A Bermondsey man and a seventeen-year-old both deny charges against them

3463Malorie Bantala was attacked after refusing to give up her baby

The trial of two young men accused of a brutal assault on a heavily pregnant woman in Peckham has started this week.

Malorie Bantala was attacked in Talfourd Place, Peckham on June 15 by two men who kicked and stamped on her stomach even though she was 32 weeks pregnant at the time.

Kevin Wilson, 20, of the Longfield Estate, SE1 appeared in court in October to deny the charges of charges of child destruction and grievous bodily harm with intent.

A seventeen-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is also facing charges of child destruction.

The trial at the Old Bailey is due to last for three weeks.

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