ELIDION XHELILAJ

Today the team have been in Newcastle crown court after a second trial (first trial no verdict was given) This trial lasted 4 days where Elidion Xhelilaj has been on remand since his arrest.

He turned up to meet what he believed to be a 14 year old child in Deckham in Gateshed for sex and sexual activities.

He was arrested on scene to where he tried to run from officers on the scene. He was in court today after leading not guilty all the way through the case forcing our team to stand trial.

He was found guilty on sexual grooming of a child and arranging to meet a child for sex and sexual activity.

He was given 21 months custodial sentence which he had already served on remand.

He was an illegal immigrant to which an order had been made to deport him immediately from the country.