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The couple killed Uber driver for take them to ‘wrong’ night club in ‘fierce, cruel’ attack the court hears

Two drunken revelers beat Uber driver to death after he took them to what they thought was wrong nightclub and murder judgment was said.

20-year-old Connor McPartland and 18-year-old Martin Tracy repeatedly punched and kicked 38-year-old Ali Asghar. who died two weeks later in hospital after suffering a devastating head injury in “fierce, cruel and utterly unforgiving attack”, the prosecutor told the jury.

The couple is said to have been left “angry” after Mr. Asgar chose them up from downtown Oldham to drop them off at Coco in Rochdale. But Mr McPartland is really wanted meet girls at Coco nightclub, in Downtown Rochdale but was locked up in in wrong spelling when he used the Uber app, the court was told.

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mcpartland, of Hollins Road and Tracy of Gawsworth Close, both Oldham, in denial murder. Mr Tracy admitted manslaughter, but denies he intended to do so. cause Taxi driver serious harm, the jury was told. McPartland also denies manslaughter and two counts of threats with en offensive weapon.

Case opening for indictment at Manchester Crown Court on On Monday afternoon, Guy Gozem QC said Asghar had ‘bad luck’ of gathering of two defendants from downtown Oldham on Saturday 29 October 2021 Halloween weekend.

Two young men were “extremely drunk” when they entered back of Mr. Asghar’s Mercedes at 4:30 am, jurors were told. But car stopped in front of the Shell garage on Queensway near Coco after an argument on board, according to the prosecutor. The couple had wanted take to Koko, who was in Centre of Downtown Rochdale, the court was told.

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The jurors were told that the dispute woke one inhabitant who they said they heard one of The defendants scream “come on then” before she heard someone say, “Call the police, then call the police.”

A local resident said she heard a knock noise and a forensic examination later revealed a dent in Mr Asgar car the door that left a mark that matched that of Mr McPartland trainers.

The prosecutor told the court: “However, it is tragic what was done with car fades into the background, because one day all three of they were out of in car is also an argument soon became ferocious, cruel and completely unforgiving attack from two drunks young men on Taxi driver.

“They broke bones in his face by punching or kicking him and then pushing him over so it fell and cracked headbreaking his skull. All because of their unwillingness to admit what they have done mistake. Consequently of their attack he suffered head and traumatic brain injury that led to his death.”

The couple killed Uber driver for take them to ‘wrong’ night club in ‘fierce, cruel’ attack the court hears
Scene in Rochdale
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Passing Taxi driver tried to stop attack but his words of advice, his attempts to calm them down down and stop them attack was like water off duck backMr Gosem said.

QC continued, “They beat him to begin with. They threatened him with a knife wound. He ran and they chased after him. When he stumbled and fell over they lashed out on him by repeatedly kicking him in head and body as he lay defenseless on in floor.”

Defendant McPartland is alleged to have attempted martial arts. movea’spin hit’, but when the multitool fell out of his pocket he chose it up and yelled at Mr. Asghar, “I’m going to stab you!”, according to the prosecutor.

A security camera caught Asghar fleeing, but he stumbled and fell, and the two defendants resumed their activities. attack kick him in in head and face”KK said.

Taxi “Peacemaker” driver who I arrived on scene tried intervene again but these two were not for stop,” the jury was told. When Mr. McPartland then turned his attention to Mr. Asgar car the court was told that his alleged victim managed to get to his feet and attempted to prevent his taxi from being hijacked.

But attack continued and Mr. Asgar fell again of his head alloy wheel impact of his taxi, said Mr. Gosem. Uber driver a scream was heard and one of The defendants were heard to say, “Come on, run, run, run’before they were seen jogging down Queensway.

Mr. Asghar was taken to the hospital but died two weeks later. His family cried in in public gallery as upsetting details of his injuries were read out to court.

When the police arrested Tracy, he is said to have told the officer, “Mate, you can check the cameras he hit me firstI don’t give f**k. He hit me first you can check the cameras, he will have cameras in his carcheck he hit me firstI don’t give fuck”.

Mr Gozem told the jury, “You will get chance check the cameras and you won’t see what he suggested.”


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