Edinburgh man convicted of killing two as crossbow thugs defended their cannabis
A man from Edinburgh who murdered one man and accidentally killed another defencing a crime gang’s cannabis farm from raiders has been jailed for at least 20 years.
Mohammed Sageer, 33, who grew up in Lochend, was part of a crime gang growing cannabis.
He was convicted along with a double-killer who used a crossbow to kill his own brother and a rival gang member .
Saghawat Ramzan killed kickboxer Khuzaimah Douglas around a minute after fatally injuring his younger brother Waseem Ramzan by mistake, following a raid on the family's cannabis factory.
Saghawat, his son Omar Ramzan and family friend Sageer were all jailed for life at Wolverhampton Crown Court.
All three men were unanimously convicted last month of murdering Mr Douglas.
Saghawat, 47, was also convicted of murdering Waseem Ramzan, while the other defendants were convicted of his manslaughter.
Omar Ramzan, a 24-year-old Lancaster University graduate, was handed a minimum term of 22 years.
Sageer was ordered to serve at least 20 years before he can be considered for parole.
A three-week trial was shown CCTV footage of the moment Saghawat shot his brother
A second bolt travelling at 270ft-per-second was then fired at 19-year-old Mr Douglas..
Mr Douglas was shot while being held on the ground and died at the scene outside the Ramzans' home in Dudley in the West Midlands, in the early hours of February 20 last year.
Waseem Ramzan, 36, died in hospital after the bolt that struck him was removed and hidden near the scene.The defendants were charged with murder after police recovered CCTV footage from cameras set up to protect the four-room cannabis farm.