Three men sentenced for GBH and weapon offences in Slough

Following a Thames Valley Police investigation, three men have been sentenced for GBH offences at Reading Crown Court. 

Mohammed Qasim, aged 24, of Stockwell Road in London, Haroon Shouqat, aged 38, of Boulters Close, Slough, and Amjid Hussain, aged 45, of Hawthorne Crescent, Slough, were jailed for a combined 33 years on Friday (12/10).

Qasim pleaded guilty to Section 18 GBH and possession of an offensive weapon, while Shouqat and Hussain were both found guilty of a count of Section 18 GBH each on Wednesday 18 July. 

Qasim received a 15 year sentence, while Shouqat and Hussain were both jailed for nine years each.

At around 2.30pm on Saturday 6 January this year, the victim, a 34-year-old man was assaulted by all three offenders on Burlington Avenue in Slough. Qasim also used a weapon during the attack.

The victim suffered multiple facial injuries and was taken to Wexham Park Hospital. He was later transferred to Northwick Park Hospital for surgery, but has since been discharged. 

All three men were charged on the next day, 7 January.

Investigating Officer Detective Constable Richard Ayres, of Force CID at Slough station, said: “This was a particularly violent attack which left the victim with facial injuries requiring treatment.

“Thames Valley Police will always investigate incident of this nature and investigate thoroughly to bring offenders to justice. 

“We are satisfied with the sentences handed out by the court.”