THE brother of a would-be police killer from London yesterday admitted giving him sanctuary in Belfast.
The trial of 21-year-old Jason Anpomah was due to start at Belfast Crown Court on Tuesday but defence lawyer Niall Hunt asked for him to be re-arraigned and he pleaded guilty to assisting an offender, his brother Emmanual Anpomah, knowing that he had tried to murder a Metropolitan police officer.
Anpomah, with an address at Castlereagh Place in east Belfast, allowed his brother to stay with him at a flat in Dunluce Avenue, also Belfast, on dates between July 16 and 20 last year.
In recent weeks his brother Emmanual, also known as Damien Devine, was convicted of trying to murder the unarmed Met constable who was hit by a bullet when a man opened fire on officers in Kingsdown Avenue, South Croydon, south London, on July 15 last year.
Judge Corinne Philpott QC remanded Anpomah back into custody and said she will sentence him next month.