Three men sentenced after Stevenage tower block stabbing

Harrow Court in Stevenage

Harrow Court in Stevenage - Credit: Archant

Three men have been sentenced in connection with a stabbing.

The crime took place at Harrow Court, in Stevenage, in September.

Andrew King, 27, of no fixed abode and Abdul Shahid,36, from Whitesmead Road, in Stevenage, were sentenced at Cambridge Crown Court on Monday for their part in a conspiracy to rob and to commit grievous bodily harm with intent.

Both men went to Harrow Court to try and rob a 19-year-old man who was connected to drug dealing in the town. The victim sustained life threatening injuries as a result of the attack.

King received a total of 15 years imprisonment and Shahid received nine years imprisonment.

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Nathan Mills, 20, from Hemel Hempstead was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for perverting the course of justice after he disposed of a mobile phone to conceal a drugs deal.

Detective Inspector Amanda Bell, said: “This was a difficult inquiry, so I am pleased that we have seen a positive result. I hope these sentences send out a clear message that drug related crime will not be tolerated in Hertfordshire.”

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