Man jailed for drugs and firearms offences - Bedford

19/06/2014

Found with drugs in his car and a loaded gun in his home, Suresh Mall paid the price when he was jailed for six years today, Thursday, 19 June 2014.

The 23-year-old, from Hurst Grove in Bedford, was pulled up by police as he drove north up the M1 near junction 13 on 26 November last year. In the car, officers found £50,000 worth of the class B drug Methyl Methcathinone.

Mall, who was acting as a drugs courier, was promptly arrested and taken into custody. Officers then went to his home and in a wardrobe in his bedroom discovered an 8mm self loading pistol. With it was a silencer, as well as bullets.

At Luton Crown Court today Mall pleaded guilty to possessing a prohibited firearm, possessing ammunition without a firearms certificate and possessing a controlled drug of class B with intent to supply. He arrived at court with his bags packed knowing he was going to jail.

For the firearms offences he was given a five yearjail  term by Judge Michael Kay QC and for the drugs offence he received a one year sentence to run consecutively.

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