Braintree taxi boss angry as attacker is ‘let off’ with a caution » National Taxi Association

A TAXI firm owner, who claims he was subjected to a vicious two-minute assault in his office, is furious that his attacker escaped with a caution. John Ahmed says he was beaten up in the early hours of March 3 as he sat behind his desk at cab company Cars 4 U in Braintree. The 5ft 5in 59-year-old was also punched in the face in the taxi yard after he ran to get help from one of his drivers leaving him badly bruised and frightened. He says he is “disgusted” that his assailant was let off with a caution and only questioned 12 days after the attack. The news comes as Essex Police Chief Constable Jim Barker-McCardle said he was “staggered” that a burglar, who ransacked a house in Galleywood, escaped a criminal conviction. “I’m obviously disgusted,” said married father-of-four Mr Ahmed. “I have never been assaulted in my life – it was terrifying and humiliating. “I thought the ...

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