A man from Bradford has been jailed for 10 years after being convicted of county lines and modern-day slavery offences.
Hasshim Hussain, 24 of Norman Crescent, Bradford was found guilty of 9 offences at Bradford Crown Court on 21 January.
Mr Hussain was linked to the supply of over 1kg of crack and heroin street deals between May and November 2020.
He exploited two vulnerable people by taking over their home for the purpose of drug dealing. He forced his victims to travel to North Yorkshire to sell class A drugs.
Mr Hussain was sentenced on 21 January at Bradford Crown Court to 10 years in prison he was also given an indefinite restraining order against his victims.
The offences were:
- Possession with intent to supply Heroin
- Possession with intent to supply Crack Cocaine
- Offer to supply Heroin
- Offer to Supply Crack Cocaine
- Facilitate the travel of another with a view to exploitation
- Section 47 assault
- Concerned in the supply of Heroin
- Concerned in the supply of Crack Cocaine
- Possession of Criminal Property
Detective Chief Inspector Andy Farrell of Bradford’s Precision Organised Crime Unit said: “We welcome the lengthy sentence that has been handed down to Hussain.
“Hussain exploited two vulnerable victims for financial gain through serious and organised crime.
“He treated his victims in an appalling manner and has shown no remorse for his actions.
“The supply of illegal drugs fuels crime in our communities and destroys the lives of those involved with them. We remain committed to doing everything we can alongside partner agencies to tackle the issue and keep people safe.
“Programme Precision officers worked on this investigation and continue to disrupt organised and serious crime across Bradford.”