Jesmond stabbing: Taxi driver Aimal Ghouse accused of stabbing wife in neck pleads not guilty

By Sam Rigney
Updated August 4 2022 - 2:26am, first published 1:00am
CRIME SCENE: Police and emergency services swarmed Jesmond after a stabbing in April last year. Picture: Wallsend MP Sonia Hornery

AN Afghan national and taxi driver who allegedly brutally stabbed his wife in the neck during an argument at Jesmond last year has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.



Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.

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