MAN ACCUSED OF KIDNAPPING COUPLE IN THEIR 80S AT KNIFEPOINT APPEARS BEFORE COURT

25-year-old Kazm Saed, who is charged with multiple counts of kidnap, burglary, and offensive weapons charges, has appeared before the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court today (Monday) following incidents in the Whitcombe and Carisbrooke areas last week.

Saed was arrested following 2 large-scale searches involving multiple police units and the National Police Air Service helicopter last week, as first reported by Island Echo.

Magistrates, with a Kurdish language interpreter present, heard this morning that Kazm is accused of breaking into the Mountbatten Warehouse on Newport’s Industrial Estate overnight on 28th into 29th May and stealing 2 computer monitors.

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It’s alleged that less than 2 days later Saed – armed with a knife – broke into the home of an 84-year-old man, who was confronted by a male. £200 in notes was taken, alongside a bank card and a pin number. Saed was subsequently arrested by officers on suspicion of burglary but released on police bail the following day – 1st June – as investigations continued.

Police undertook a second air and ground search in the early hours of the 4th June.

Ann Smout, prosecuting, explained to the court that on 4th June Saed is accused of entering the home of an elderly couple in their 80s on Nunnery Lane, Carisbrooke before making threats with a knife and demanding cash. Saed is accused of forcing the couple to drive to a cash point in Newport and withdraw £300 each.

The defendant faces 9 charges altogether including 2 counts of robbery, 2 charges of kidnap, 2 charges of burglary with a knife, 1 charge of burglary, and 2 charges of possession of a knife.

With the charges deemed too serious to be dealt with in the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court, the case has been adjourned to the Isle of Wight Crown Court on 12th July 2021. Saed, who denies the charges against him, has been remanded in custody until that date.

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Despondant
Despondant
8 days ago

Least he’s been kept in this time !!!!

Darren Street
Darren Street
Reply to  Despondant
8 days ago

Yes you’re right but at taxpayers expense, so sadly scum like this we are paying our taxes to keep in a warm prison cell and to keep fed and healthy,,I never understand how a criminal can be given human rights, they can be given a clean bed they can be given toilets and showers and they can be given food every day as well as receive medical and mental health attention yet we have war veterans who are living on the streets

Truth
Truth
Reply to  Darren Street
7 days ago

Be careful, the thought police may nock on your door…
The veterans are nothing more than spent Canon foder…

IsleofWighter
IsleofWighter
Reply to  Despondant
7 days ago

Quite. – Think how the 84 year old man must have felt, after hearing that the police have released the knifeman which robbed him the previous day. – Would he feel safe and protected ?

Should the elderly couple subjected to kidnapping and theft claim against the police, for it was perhaps by their negligence that they were put at risk, as were we all ?

More appropriately perhaps, we should appeal against government policies which lead to the release of criminals, which puts us all at risk.. including the light sentencing culture which pervades at present.

Surfingwithsharks
Surfingwithsharks
8 days ago

The Police bailed this nutjob into our community to do it again a couple of days later, wonder if he got complementary rainbow inclusive socks on his release, shame on you police, our children dont need this, Kurdish interpreter, must be a local then, probably part of the now ‘locals’ hanging around Ryde..islanders deserve better then this, its not an offshore woke problem dump.

MC hammer
MC hammer
8 days ago

Or both? He probably had a trumatic childhood? It is probably in his culture (in which we must celebrate) that he behaves this way? (Allegedly)

Bill Bob
Bill Bob
Reply to  MC hammer
8 days ago

Shoot him end of !!!!

Old Timer
Old Timer
8 days ago

Stop the pussyfooting and bring back the gallows!!!!!!!

Sunshine
Sunshine
Reply to  Old Timer
8 days ago

By his balls…………………………………………………

RichardB
RichardB
8 days ago

Hope this couple have a lot of support and help around them. It must have been a terrifying experience and not something you expect on our Island.

As for the vile piece of work responsible, so tough and so brave! Would love to meet him…

tipper
tipper
8 days ago

String him up the useless scumb

RinTinTin
RinTinTin
Reply to  tipper
8 days ago

Yeah, I bet he can’t even spell…..

Jane Read
Jane Read
Reply to  RinTinTin
8 days ago

What has spelling go to do with it?

Awkward Annie
Awkward Annie
Reply to  RinTinTin
7 days ago

Haha, I got it, even though it went completely over JR’s head!!

Kazm Saed
Kazm Saed
Reply to  RinTinTin
6 days ago

i cn actual lee spel

RichardB
RichardB
8 days ago

It’s easy for people be lovely liberals when they live in the *very white* Isle of Wight!

Sunnydaze
Sunnydaze
Reply to  RichardB
8 days ago

What the hell are you on about

Newportmassive
Newportmassive
Reply to  Sunnydaze
8 days ago

deport , end of..this person has no morals and was let out on bail to re offend.. send him packing with no return…We DONT want you here .

MC hammer
MC hammer
Reply to  Sunnydaze
8 days ago

What I think he is saying is that some people don’t know that there born and do not know how lucky they are to live on an island,away from such low life scum, I feel sorry for people that are stuck in tower blocks in the inner city’s and can’t afford to move out,to scared to let there kids out to play because of street crime and gangs, it is very easy to be a liberal wishawasha when you don’t live in these people’s shoes,and all that you have got to moan about is everything and nothing! I think that’s what he meant?

Truth
Truth
Reply to  RichardB
8 days ago

It’s not called “Very” isle of wight….its just Isle of Wight!..its located in southern England, Part of Hampshire…

isle of wighter
isle of wighter
Reply to  RichardB
8 days ago

you could always go somewhere more suited to your desires RichardB.

Anita Woodward
Anita Woodward
Reply to  RichardB
7 days ago

Give us some good examples then…… the point is he hurt and terrified two old people and broke into a charity….. Doesn’t matter what colour his skin is or who he chooses to love…. he doesn’t deserve to be nice to but the victims, now that is a different matter. I wonder how much tax payers money is helping support them, not much I expect…..

Rin Tin Tin
Rin Tin Tin
Reply to  RichardB
6 days ago

Those days are long gone. Since I moved here 23 years ago, the place has become far more multi-racial / cultural. Not a bad thing I think many would agree. There are some who cling to their prejudice but I think you’re being unfair with the very white comment.

John
John
8 days ago

He should not have been allowed out on bail on 1st June. His first crime was with a knife as well. It was obvious was a danger to the community after the first crime.

John Smith
John Smith
8 days ago

Once upon a time they would cut your hands off. Maybe that would help him learn?

Miss sensible
Miss sensible
8 days ago

Let’s hope they serve a sentence that befits the crimes ?????
Let hope the judge will give him maximum sentence ?????
All we can do is Hope ???????
I wait with baited breath……..
Although to honest I don’t hold out to much hope with the usual slap on the wrists usually dished out……

LISA HOWARTH
LISA HOWARTH
8 days ago

hopefully he gets charged and sent to jail or deported to where he comes from if he needs an interpreter he cant be born here

Robert I Forman
Robert I Forman
8 days ago

Damn, that’s what sprang into my mind

Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box
8 days ago

Whether he is white, black, brown, pink, green or yellow, this “person” or should I say dreg of society, should be locked up, if he is an immigrant then he should be sent back to wherever and locked up there. Might be so damn cushy where he comes from either.

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