Three members of organised crime gang jailed

21/07/2014

Three members of an organised crime gang appeared at Reading Crown Court on Friday, 18 July 2014, and were jailed for a combined total of more than 13 years in prison.

The gang is estimated to have made around £5million between 2011 and 2013, in the theft or attempted theft of 33 high value vehicles and the export of 85 high value vehicles.

Two members of the gang were found guilty by a jury on 06 June 2014, after an 11 week trial.

Khalid Mahmood, aged 35, of Duffield Lane in Stoke Poges, was sentenced to four years and six months imprisonment for conspiracy to steal motor vehicles.  He was also sentenced to six years and four months imprisonment, to run concurrently, for conspiracy to export motor vehicles out of the country.  He had pleaded guilty to the offences in October 2013.

Irfan Rehman, aged 41, of New Bedford Road in Luton, was sentenced to three years and nine months imprisonment for conspiracy to steal motor vehicles.  He pleaded guilty on 13 May 2013, halfway through the trial.

Amran Iqbal, aged 39, of Derby Road in Beeston, Nottinghamshire, was found guilty of conspiracy to steal motor vehicles and was sentenced to three years imprisonment.

A fourth man, Andrew Murray, aged 50, of Barnard Road in Maidenhead, was found guilty of conspiracy to steal motor vehicles and will be sentenced on a date yet to be confirmed.

A full press release with further details about the offences was published to this website on 06 June 2014.