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Jailed in Suffolk this week: Three drug dealers and a serial burglar

PUBLISHED: 19:00 01 October 2018

A look at those jailed in Suffolk  Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

A look at those jailed in Suffolk Picture: SUFFOLK POLICE

SUFFOLK POLICE

A look back at the criminals who were put behind bars in the last seven days.

Three county-line drug dealers have been given jail sentences totalling 30 years after they were found to be a part of a supply ring which sold large quantities of heroin and cocaine in Ipswich and Felixstowe.

All three men admitted conspiracy to supply heroin and crack cocaine between November 2016 and July 2017.

Amiadul Islam, 25, of east London is currently serving a minimum of 18 years of a life sentence after being convicted earlier this year for the murder of Mr Stansby. Islam was jailed for ten years and two months which will run concurrently with his current sentence.

Yusuf Ahmed, 26 of Tollgate Road, London, also admitted possessing cocaine and crack cocaine with intent to supply, was jailed for 11 years.

Aidid Mohammed, 28, of Ranelagh Road, London was sentenced to nine years.

A serial burglar who has admitted to carrying out 25 burglaries in Suffolk and Norfolk, has been jailed for over five years.

Frank Benet, of no fixed address, was sentenced on Tuesday, September 25 at King’s Lynn Crown Court.

Benet was charged with burglary at a house in Lowestoft in March, where he stole a Nissan Qashqai, three televisions, two tablets, a laptop and watches. He later admitted to a further 21 burglaries, 16 in Suffolk and five in Norfolk.

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