Stoke & Staffordshire

Men jailed after Stoke-on-Trent fight

Isbar Ellahi and Shafiq Mohammed (images from Staffordshire Police)
Image caption Isbar Ellahi and Shafiq Mohammed were jailed at Nottingham Crown Court

Two men have been jailed after a fight in Stoke-on-Trent that left a man dead.

Isbar Ellahi, 30, received three years and six months and Shafiq Mohammed, 29, got three years following events in Tunstall, in June 2010.

Ellahi and Mohammed admitted violent disorder, when they appeared at Nottingham Crown Court.

Police said there was tension between Lewis Gilpin, 18 - one of four jailed last week - and victim Israr Ellahi, father of Gilpin's sister's children.

The court heard a fight broke out on 18 June 2010, between the six defendants and 30-year-old Mr Ellahi, who suffered serious injuries and died in hospital 13 days later.

Residents 'reassured'

Isbar Ellahi and Mohammed were sentenced earlier, with and the other four men jailed on 24 October, at Stafford Crown Court.

Lewis Luther Gilpin, 18, received two years and eight months after admitting violent disorder.

Danny Andrew Munro, 19, was sentenced to two years and nine months after pleading guilty to violent disorder and affray.

Joshua Ethan Taylor, 18, was given 21 months after admitting violent disorder.

Rian Thomas McFayden Winspare, 18, was sentenced to two years and 10 months after admitting violent disorder and affray.

The judge in the case ruled the men's addresses cannot be reported.

Ch Insp Adrian Roberts, local policing team commander in Stoke-on-Trent North, said that since the incident work had been done to reassure people living in Tunstall.

"We have been working closely with our partners to address any community concerns and will do all we can to protect local people," he said.

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