Two teenagers received a 20-year jail sentence after committing a horrendous crime in February this year.
They were guilty of stabbing a 17-year-old boy, leaving him on the streets to die helplessly.
The incident took place in Nottingham with the accused identified as 19-year-old Jaheim Williams. According to reports, the killer manslaughter 17-year-old Ezekiel Clarke. Moreover, he brutally stabbed him several times in the chest, heart, liver, lungs, and arm. According to news reports, the gruesome murder took place on February 19th, on a deserted street in the Radford district.
Another 16 year old, who can’t be revealed due to legal restrictions of minors, was also found guilty for the murder. Similarly, he was found guilty for several other crimes too. This includes robbery as well as possession for bladed articles in a separate criminal incident.
The minor criminal received a death sentence at a detention center, including a minimal serving term of around 13 years. Only then can he be eligible for parole from Nottingham’s Crown court sentence.
On the other hand, 19-year-old Jaheim is guilty for manslaughter. He received a sentence of 7.5 years at a detention center, situated at the young offender’s institution.
After both criminals received their respective jail sentences, the deceased boy’s heartbroken sister promised to come forward and tackle the city’s knife crime scenarios.
33-year-old Shimea Anderson explained how knife crime increased at alarming rates.Hence, it was more important now than ever to curb criminal activity. Moreover, she captioned it as a ‘major social issue within society. ’
She went on to claim how Nottingham had countless cases for stabbing but few deaths related to stabbings. ‘Do we really want to become like other areas in the country,’ she said. ‘Lives are getting lost from knife crime. And it’s slowly becoming a daily or a weekly occurrence.’
Furthermore, she urged the community to come together as one and help eliminate this crime before its too late. ‘We need to do more things as one, working alongside organizations that fight for our children- your children,’ she explained.