London Lite Wednesday, 7 October 2009 19 commuter tells of terror as bag gets caught on train tube door so nearly dragged me to my death... Mind the strap: Lee Robertss rucksack was caught in a Tube train door at Clapham North A COMMUTER has told of the terrifying moment he was dragged along a Tube platform after his work bag became trapped in the train door. Lee Roberts, a commer- cial director, was making h i s u s u a l m o r n i n g journey yesterday on the Nor thern line from Clapham North station to North Greenwich. He boarded a train but it was so crowded he got pushed back on to the platform and the strap of his bag got caught in the doors as it departed. Mr Roberts, 41, said: As the train moved off I found myself being pulled along. It was terrifying, I thought I was going to get killed as there was only about 100 feet between me and the wall before the tunnel. The worst thing was that feeling that the train couldnt stop and the driver didnt know I was there. The strap snapped and the bag ended up on the tracks with its contents, including personal docu- ments and a laptop lead, strewn next to the rails. Mr Roberts said he pressed the emergency button on the platform to ask control room staff for help but claimed he got zero assistance and had to lie on the platform and stretch down to get his belongings back. A Transport for London spokeswoman said: A customer asked a member of staff to retrieve a ma g azine and work papers that had fallen on to the track. The Northern line is extremely busy at this time so our member of staff offered to collect the papers later that morn- ing. We try to avoid inter- rupting services unless absolutely necessary. A BRITISH drugs baron has been convicted of trying to smuggle 1m of cannabis into Jersey. Curtis Warren, 46, was found guilty of conspiracy to import a controlled drug after a trial at the Royal Court in St Helier, Jersey. Co- accused Jonathan Welsh, 43, James OBrien, 45, Jason Woodward, 22, Paul Hunt, 27, and Oliver Lucas, 23, were also unanimously found guilty. Their plan had been to buy 400lb of cannabis in Amsterdam, take it to Normandy and then place it on a boat to Jersey. All were remanded in custody for sentencing in December. by kevin widdop 8 out of 10 Plusnet customers would recommend us* To find out why visit or call 0800 073 3053 Cheaper than TalkTalk** award-winning broadband 5.99 phone line with evening, weekend and international calls 10.95 16.94per month per month all for only per month = + * 79% of customers would recommend Plusnet to a friend uSwitch Customer Satisfaction Survey 2009. Equipment and set up charges apply if you leave before 1 year. Plusnet/BT/ similar line and payment by Direct Debit required. Subject to availability, terms and conditions. Payment by direct debit required. Inclusive evening & weekend national/ international calls to 01, 02 and 03 (excluding Channel Islands) numbers/our top 20 international destinations up to 60/30 minutes (international calls subject to 300 minutes a month). See website for details Terms and conditions apply. **Plusnet Value Broadband with our evenings and weekend talk plan is cheaper than TalkTalk Essentials package that usually costs 6.49 a month (plus 11.25 monthly line rental) on an 18 month contract. Comparison excludes special offers. Some features of the packages differ, e.g. TalkTalk include anytime local calls, evening and weekend 0845/0870 calls, but not international calls; TalkTalk provide a 40GB monthly download limit, whereas Plusnet Value Broadband provides 10GB download limit per month with unlimited usage between midnight and 8am. Please visit for full details. broadband Drugbaronguiltyof 1mdopesmuggling H Guilty: drug baron Curtis Warren outside the court today Inbrief lover killed by a shard of glass A mAn bled to death from glass shards after pushing his lover through a Regents Street shop window, Westminster Coroners Court heard today. Steven Oddy, 31, shoved his girlfriend into the window of Banana Republic in a late-night row in August. After the glass shattered they tried to crawl out, but shards rained down on mr Oddy. The inquest recorded a verdict of death by misadventure. mentally ill are paid to take pills dOCTORS are paying psychiatric patients to help them take their medication. The team at Queen mary, University of London, hopes to encourage difficult patients to comply with treatment. As a trial, patients with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia get 15 for every jab of anti-psychotic drugs, earning up to 720 a year. But mental health charity mind warned drugs must be taken only for health benefits. index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html44.html45.html46.html47.html