Two men have been sentenced to six years and nine months each after pleading guilty to Grievous Bodily Harm with intent, following a serious assault in Colchester in January

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Home Breaking Two men have been sentenced to six years and nine months each after pleading guilty to Grievous Bodily Harm with intent, following a serious assault in Colchester in January

Two men have been sentenced to six years and nine months each after pleading guilty to Grievous Bodily Harm with intent, following a serious assault in Colchester in January

On Tuesday, 9 January, Essex Police received a report of a 16-year-old boy sustaining serious injuries at Queen Street in Colchester.

Two Men Have Been Sentenced To Six Years And Nine Months Each After Pleading Guilty To Grievous Bodily Harm With Intent, Following A Serious Assault In Colchester In January

The victim was taken to hospital with stab wounds and received life-saving treatment. His condition was initially believed to be life-threatening but he has since made a full recovery.

Two Men Have Been Sentenced To Six Years And Nine Months Each After Pleading Guilty To Grievous Bodily Harm With Intent, Following A Serious Assault In Colchester In January

CCTV enquiries indicated that the victim had been involved in an argument with two men inside Pepes Chicken Shop shortly before 6:30pm. During this argument, the victim was stabbed a number of times before managing to escape onto the street.

Two Men Have Been Sentenced To Six Years And Nine Months Each After Pleading Guilty To Grievous Bodily Harm With Intent, Following A Serious Assault In Colchester In January

The investigation identified Kaya Adu, 19 and Rushi Jadeja, 21 as being responsible for the assault.

Two Men Have Been Sentenced To Six Years And Nine Months Each After Pleading Guilty To Grievous Bodily Harm With Intent, Following A Serious Assault In Colchester In January

They were arrested in Colchester on 13 January and they were charged with attempted murder. Adu was also charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

Two Men Have Been Sentenced To Six Years And Nine Months Each After Pleading Guilty To Grievous Bodily Harm With Intent, Following A Serious Assault In Colchester In January

Following a hearing at Chelmsford Crown Court on 9 April, both men entered guilty pleas to grievous bodily harm with intent, which was accepted.

Both men appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court today (4 June) and both were sentenced to six years and nine months. Adu was ordered to spend an additional three years on prison license.

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