The Leeds dealers that were part of major Yorkshire cocaine and heroin ring

These are the dealers in Leeds that were jailed after during a cover police operation which saw over £1.9 million worth of heroin and cocaine taken off the streets.

Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 3:13 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 3:22 pm
Kashif Tahir, 38 and Toseef Tahir, 29 both of Grange Avenue, Thornbury, Leeds were arrested and found to be in possession of 1kg of heroin and 2kg of mixing agent. They were charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs and convicted on 24 November 2017. Kashif Tahir was sentenced to 6 years. Toseef Tahir, was sentenced to 5 years and 4 months.

The operation ran from February 2017 to March 2018 and more than 27 kg of class A drugs, cannabis, £116,000 in cash and Rolex watches were seized during raids across the county.

Brian Kilgallon, 33, of Parkstone Avenue, Leeds was arrested on 30 May 2017, when officers executed a drugs warrant at an address on Parkstone Avenue. 1 kg of cocaine was seized along with 20,000 in cash, jewellery and clothing. He was convicted of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and money laundering and sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in prison on September 8 2017
On July 3 2017 Mohammed Faisal, 27, of Roslyn Place, Bradford, was was found to be in possession of 2.88kg of heroin. Faisal was convicted of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and sentenced to 6 years and 5 months on September 10 2017. Officers then linked Fateh Laher, 30, of Hollybank Gardens, Bradford, Khawer Maqsood, 32, of Curzon Road, Bradford and Mohammed Adam Laher, 27, of Leeds Old Road, Bradford. They were sentenced on July 31, 2018.

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Officers stopped a Mercedes in the Beeston area of Leeds on September 26 2017 and arrested two men who were found to have 2kg of high purity heroin and 3800 in cash on them. Mirza Bilal, 29, of Parkwood Road, Shipley was convicted of conspiracy to supply class A drugs on April 17 2018 and was sentenced to 6 years. Idris Khan, 28, of Ashgrove, Bradford was convicted of the same charge and sentenced to 4 years and 6 months
On September 28 2017 the occupant of a transit van was stopped on Butt Lane Leeds. The driver Ashley Gibson, 27, of Heights Drive, Armley was arrested from the vehicle and a package found within it was found to contain 1kg of high purity cocaine. He was convicted of possession with intent to supply on 20 October 2017 and sentenced to 5 years.