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Three men jailed for 8 years each for killing mobile phone businessman

Glenroy Blackstock, Greg Robertson, Shaun Mills Photo: ITV Central

Three men have been sentenced over the death of a businessman who was attacked as he delivered mobile phones to a Coventry shop.

Ali Jawaid was hit with a metal bar outside Benzer Communications in November 2011.

His van containing phones and accessories worth at least £13,000 was stolen.

Mr Jawaid suffered a fractured skull and died six days later in hospital.

CCTV showing the attack outside the mobile phone shop in Coventry

Twenty-four-year-old Greg Robertson, who dealt the fatal blow, was jailed for 8 years for manslaughter, with a 5 year sentence for robbery to run at the same time.

Twenty-five-year-old Glenroy Blackstock who admitted manslaughter and robbery was jailed for 8 years, including a concurrent sentence of 5 years for robbery.

Twenty-seven-year-old Shaun Mills was jailed for 8 years for manslaughter, including 6 years for robbery to be served at the same time. He also received a further three year sentence relating to a separate robbery and planned robbery in 2009.

Four other men have been convicted in connection with the robbery of Mr Jawaid.

26 year old Ryan McTighe admitted robbery and was sentenced to four years. He also received a further 2 year sentence for a separate planned robbery in 2009.

Lee Taylor, who is 22, and Liberato Galiazia, who is 23, admitted handling stolen goods. 26 year old Nigel Barwell was found guilty of handling stolen goods.