Paranoid schizophrenic dealer jailed
A LONDON drug dealer who came to Ipswich to push his “wicked and evil trade” is today serving a three-and-a-half year jail sentence.Shayden Ndaliki was discovered on Alexandra Park with 10 wraps of heroin and 10 wraps of crack-cocaine valued at about £400.
A LONDON drug dealer who came to Ipswich to push his “wicked and evil trade” is today serving a three-and-a-half year jail sentence.
Shayden Ndaliki was discovered on Alexandra Park with 10 wraps of heroin and 10 wraps of crack-cocaine valued at about £400.
The 22-year-old pleaded guilty at Ipswich Crown Court to two charges of possessing Class A drugs with intent to supply them on September 25.
Mark Bursell, prosecuting, said plain clothed police officers spoke to a known drug user in the park who informed them that his dealer would soon be arriving. At about 3pm Ndaliki arrived on a women's pedal cycle. He was searched and arrested.
Ndaliki of Richmond Road, Dalston, London had a previous criminal record for robbery, assault, theft and dishonesty.
Ian James, mitigating, said his client was a paranoid schizophrenic who had been living with friends since falling out with his mother due to his mental health problems. He said Ndaliki was asked to sell the drugs in return for £100.
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Mr James pointed out to the court that Ndaliki was one of many young men from London who came to Ipswich to sell drugs but unlike the others he had not used the excuse that he was forced and threatened into dealing.
Judge Peter Thompson said: “We know how dangerous Class A drugs are. It is a wicked, evil trade. When you are released you should stay away from drugs and stay away from Ipswich. We do not want you.”
Ndaliki's sentencing was another illustration of how dealers from the capital are trying to gain a permanent foothold in the town.
On Saturday The Evening Star reported the sentencing of a gang of London drug dealers which flooded Ipswich's lucrative heroin and crack cocaine market.
Known as the T Business the seven men were given a combined total of more than 30 years in jail.
Among those imprisoned were Ipswich man Johnny Callie, of Peterhouse Close, who received a seven-year sentence, and ringleader Michael Blake - known as “Killer B” - who was jailed for a total of six-and-a-half years for drug offences.
Judge David Goodin, sentencing the gang, described their operation as a “sophisticated and wide reaching conspiracy”.