A GROUP of eight men who started serious violence and disorder in Leeds city centre on New Year’s Day have been sentenced to a combined total of 46-and-a-half-years in prison.
The eight men from Manchester started a large-scale fight during which one man suffered serious head injuries, before moving onto Wade Lane.
Once on Wade Lane further disorder occurred before Javan Service, aged 18, of South Grove, Longsight, fired a gun six times towards a group of people.
Sheffield Crown Court, Recorder Alan Goldsack QC sentenced Service to 12 years’ imprisonment for Violent Disorder, Grievous Bodily Harm, Possession of a Firearm with Intent to Cause Fear and Violence, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon.
Seven other men were also sentenced for their part in the disorder. They are:
Mohammed Mohibur Uddin, 20, of Stapleford Close, Sale was sentenced to eight years for violent diso
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