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Thursday, 30 October 2014

Drug Gang Who Posed With Cash Jailed

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A gang who posed in mobile phone photos with thousands of pounds of criminal money and illegal drugs have been sentenced yesterdcay, 29 October, at Isleworth Crown Court.
They are:
[A] Ahmed Mahomud, 20, (16/05/94) was sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment for Conspiracy to Supply Controlled Drugs between 18 March to 6 May 2014. His brother;
[B] Yousif Mahomud, 19, (26/04/95) was sentenced to 12 weeks’ imprisonment for being Concerned in the supply of Class B drugs

[C] Fouad Soussi, 20, (01/04/94) was sentenced to 15 months’ imprisonment for Conspiracy to Supply Controlled Drugs between 18 March to 6 May 2014
[D] Sophian Chhayra, 23, (16/10/90) was sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment for Conspiracy to Supply Controlled Drugs between 18 March to 6 May 2014.
[E] Zakaria Chentouf, 24, (28/12/89) was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment for Conspiracy to Supply Controlled Drugs between 18 March to 6 May 2014, possession of Class A drug and possessing Proceeds of Crime in the form of cash.
All five men, who are from north Kensington, pleaded guilty to the offences between mid to late September at the same court.
The five-strong gang, who ran a drugs ring in the Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, were arrested in May as a result of a long-term operation to target serious gang-related youth violence and dismantle drug dealing.
The operation – codenamed ‘Capulet’ – was set up in direct response to a five-month spate of violent assaults which began on 31 December 2013. Detectives quickly identified that those involved in were in the criminal fraternity. It also became apparent that the incidents – seven in total – were borne from territorial drugs issues between the men.
An intensive investigation, which was led by the CID at Kensington Police Station and supported by local partners, relied heavily on intelligence from the community and covert/overt tactics delivered over a five month period. This operation came to is penultimate day of action on 13 May, when officers conducted 18 dawn raids which included the homes of the five men.
Large quantities of class A and B drugs and cash money were seized along withmobile phones.
Detective Constable Helen Lomas said: “These convictions are a real win for the communities of Kensington and Chelsea and its residents who have been blighted by the intolerable annoyance of this gang. This investigation overcame some major hurdles, particularly because there was a continued wall of silence and nobody willing to come forward and speak to police about the spate of linked violence earlier this year.
“By securing the best evidence available with the help of the community, we have been able to bring this gang to justice. These individuals used their mobile phonecameras to gloat about their success in illegal trade – this pride helped secure their undoing, and these photos provided compelling evidence at court.”
+ Four men have been previously sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court on 12 September in relation to this operation. They are;
[F] Liam Hodge, 23 (22/05/91) of Notting Hill, sentenced to two years imprisonment for two counts of Inflicting / wounding Grievous Bodily Harm and 18 months for possession of an offensive weapon (knife) in public.
Sentences to run concurrently.
[G] Dominic Joseph, 21 (04/10/92) of Westminster, sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for Inflicting / wounding GBH and 12 months for possessing of an offensive weapon in public.
Sentences to run concurrently.
[H] Paul Hewitt, 22, (22/09/92) of Westminster, sentenced to community order of 12 months for Section 4 Public Order – Using behaviour with intent to cause fear or provocation of violence
[I] Jahmal Medor-Daley, 20 (24/01/94) of Westminster, sentenced to a community order 12 months and unpaid work requirement of 120 hours for Section 4 Public Order – Using behaviour with intent to cause fear or provocation of violence.

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