Monday, 26 November 2012

Birmingham drug smuggling gang member jailed for 16 years

Nadeem Aslam, from Moseley, is caged for 16 years for part played in £12million drug smuggling operation

Three smugglers have been jailed for a total of 24 years after one of the biggest ever seizures of drugs at a busy UK port.

The men from Birmingham attempted to import £12 million-worth of heroin which would have brought misery to the city’s streets.

 Mohammed Jabber Khan and Manjinder Thethy were jailed for four years for drugs offencesNadeem Aslam was jailed for 16 years

Nadeem Aslam, 32, of Trafalgar Road, Moseley, who was involved in a plot to sneak the huge consignment into Birmingham under the floorboards of a lorry has been jailed for 16 years.

Mohammed Khan, 35, from Shawsdale Road, Buckland End, and Manjinder Thethy, 34, from George Street, Handsworth, had been earlier jailed for four years each after admitting attempting to import a class A drug.

Aslam had been found guilty in May of conspiracy to import the drug by a jury at Birmingham Crown Court.
An earlier trial had to be aborted after a female juror, who had allegedly been drinking, fell asleep.
She was subsequently fined £250 for contempt.

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1 comment:

  1. He deserves every bit of it...the bastard ripped me off and others.