Police officers convicted of selfies with bodies of murdered sisters attacked five times behind bars

Deniz Jaffer

Deniz Jaffer

Police officers convicted of taking selfies with murdered sisters’ bodies while guarding crime scene have been attacked five times behind bars, court hearings lose as they lose appeals against verdicts

  • Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallmen found dead in bushes in Wembley, June 2020
  • Deniz Jaffer and Jamie Lewis were tasked with protecting the crime scene
  • They were jailed last year after pleading guilty to misconduct in public office
  • Today it emerged that the couple has been attacked a total of five times in prison

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Two police officers jailed for taking selfies with the bodies of two murdered sisters while guarding a crime scene have been attacked five times behind bars, a court has heard.

Deniz Jaffer, 48, and Jamie Lewis, 33, were ordered to protect the scene after Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, were found dead in the bushes in Fryent Country Park, Wembley, northwest in June 2020. from London.

They were jailed for two years and nine months at a hearing at the Old Bailey in December after pleading guilty to misconduct in public office.

The news that they had been assaulted in prison came out today as they lost the appeal against their verdict.

Deniz Jaffer

Deniz Jaffer

Jamie Lewis

Jamie Lewis

Deniz Jaffer (left) and Jamie Lewis (right) were police officers assigned to guard the scene

Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, were found dead in bushes in Fryent Country Park, Wembley, in north-west London, in June 2020.

Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, were found dead in bushes in Fryent Country Park, Wembley, in north-west London, in June 2020.

Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, were found dead in bushes in Fryent Country Park, Wembley, in north-west London, in June 2020.

Danyal Hussein was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 35 years in October after he was found guilty of the murders of the women.

Danyal Hussein was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 35 years in October after he was found guilty of the murders of the women.

Danyal Hussein was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 35 years in October after he was found guilty of the murders of the women.

Appeal judges Dame Victoria Sharp, Ms Justice McGowan and Ms Justice Farbey dismissed the appeals after considering arguments at a Court of Appeals hearing in London.

They said they will give their reasons at a later date.

Nicole and Bibaa's mother Mina Smallman and her husband Chris were at the hearing today

Nicole and Bibaa's mother Mina Smallman and her husband Chris were at the hearing today

Nicole and Bibaa’s mother Mina Smallman and her husband Chris were at the hearing today

Lewis, from Colchester in Essex, has been fired from the Metropolitan Police, while Jaffer from Hornchurch, east London, has resigned.

Danyal Hussein was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 35 years in October after he was found guilty of the murders of the women.

Judge Mark Lucraft, who jailed Lewis and Jaffer, was told the officers were leaving their posts to photograph the women’s bodies. The images were shared with colleagues and friends on WhatsApp.

The mother of the murdered woman, Mina Smallman, and her husband Chris were at the appeal hearing.

Lawyers representing the men argued that the sentences imposed by Judge Lucraft were excessive.

Neil Saunders, who represented Jaffer, said his client was attacked three times by three different inmates.

Luke Ponte, for Lewis, said the other officer was attacked twice.

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