Murder Acquital In Birmingham Gangland Killing


R v Qadir 


Ben, leading Amy Jackson of St Ives Chambers, Birmingham, represented Mohammed Qadir, who was alleged to have conspired to murder three people shot in the gangland killing of Dante Mullings. 


Mr Qadir was also alleged to have conspired to possess a firearm to endanger life.


After a three-and-a-half-month trial, Mr Qadir, who burned the car used in the shooting was acquitted of both counts.  Four defendants were convicted and sentenced to a total of 113 years’ imprisonment.


In The Press:


Daily Mail: Four killers are jailed for a total of 113 years for conspiring to murder man, 20, who was gunned down in drive-by shooting on busy street  


Daily Mirror: Car sprayed with bullets in deadly drive-by shooting metres from a city primary school