Leeds dealer caught in the act while on bail

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A man has been jailed for six years after he was involved in drug dealing while he was out on licence from prison on a previous drugs sentence.

Officers were “acting on intelligence” when they followed Rikinder Soor in a car in Alwoodley, Leeds on November 26 and then carried out a search at his home.

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Andrew Horton prosecuting told Leeds Crown Court almost a kilogram of cocaine and crack cocaine and some Mcat were found in a rucksack. He was also found to be a disqualified driver at the time.

John Batchelor representing Soor was only acting as a courier for others.

He had received threats from those who had lost out as a result of his previous conviction and been told this was a way that would discharge his obligation. He had only received the drugs that evening and was supposed to take them where he was told.

Since he had been recalled for a breaching his licence a panic alarm had been set up at his home to protect his family from those involved.

Soor, 28 of High Ash Drive, Alwoodley, Leeds admitted possessing cocaine, crack cocaine and Mcat with intent to supply and riving while disqualified.

Jailing him and banning him from driving for 12 months Judge James Spencer QC said: “You have previous convictions for being involved in the supply of illicit drugs.

“In 2011 you were sentenced to four years in prison for possession with intent to supply, then in February 2012 for offences that pre-dated that conviction you were given 40 months in prison for conspiracy to supply Class A and Class B drugs. 
“You were still on licence therefore in November this year when you were stopped in a motor car and when your house was searched this consignment of cocaine, crack cocaine and Mcat was found.”

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