20 years for letterbox hit

A county lines dealer has been jailed for 20 years after he ordered two henchman to murder a childhood friend by shooting him through a letterbox. Omar Mechita, 31, instructed would-be assassins Yasser Ibrahim, 26, and Rached Itani, 23, to murder Kemar Bassaragh with a shotgun while his wife and two-year-old child were also at home in Academy Gardens, Northolt, on 6 March 2019. Mr Bassaragh avoided the full blast of the shotgun by turning away at the last moment…

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