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gang which fired gun at police
helicopter are jailed for
a total of 64 years
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Hooded pair who were in rioting
gang which fired gun at police
helicopter are jailed for
a total of 64 years

Daily Mail [UK], by Jill Reilly

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 10/10/2012 7:56:23 AM

Two men who were part of a gang which shot at a police helicopter as well as officers on the ground during last year’s riots have been jailed. Beniha Laing, 29, and Wesley Gray, 27, organised a mob which fired at the West Midlands Police helicopter after luring officers to the scene by firebombing a pub. They used violence that began in London after the police shooting of Mark Duggan and then flared around the country as an excuse to target police officers in a deliberate attempt to destroy the aircraft. The violence erupted in Birmingham when officers were

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Some nice long jail terms are coming out of the riots.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 10/10/2012 8:05:40 AM     (No. 8922374)

Agreed OP. The sentences are appropriate. Too bad no hard labor involved though.

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