The court sentenced Helsinki rapists to long prison terms

The District Court has sentenced long-term prison sentences to suspects leaders of a street gang involved in violent incidents in the Helsinki metropolitan area.

The court condemned Milan JaffThe 22-year-old, known for his music videos and rape on social media, is sentenced to 10 years in prison. In the judgment, the court found that Jaff is the leader of an organized criminal group called the Kurdish Mafia, which uses "47" as a code number and an alternate name.

Charges against Jaffa included assault, attempted murder, a firearms offense, intimidation of a person to be heard in court, aggravated , aggravated deprivation of liberty, drug offense, and preparation for a serious against life or .

Yahue Mahdi MohamudThe 26-year-old was sentenced to nine years in prison because the court found him to be a key figure in the Helsinki street gang. Mohamud is better known by his artist name Cavallini.

Mohamud’s conviction was for attempted murder, firearms offense, aggravated robbery, aggravated deprivation of liberty, drug offense and preparation for a serious crime against life or health.

There are a total of 15 defendants and 19 defendants in the case. Other in their twenties, mostly related to the Helsinki gang, were sentenced to shorter prison terms for charges involving preparation for a crime against life or health and other illegal threats.

Mass violence

The court held the gang responsible for the shooting in on September 5, 2021. The leaders of the Kurdish Mafia gang had tried to kill the leaders of a rival gang in Espoo. No one was killed in the shooting because the bullets did not pass through the windows of the target house, but ten shots were fired.

Evidence of justice that the Kurdish mafia was behind the shooting was a recorded conversation between Jaffi and Mohamud in which they discussed being caught. "The Espoo thing."

The group also planned an attack on the Helsinki nightclub Kaivohuone. Members collected weapons and prepared to attack, but when found their plot, the gang rejected the plan.

In addition, Jaffi and a rapper belonging to the Espoo gang are being investigated for a shooting in in late August, which police assess as two assassination attempts.

Organized criminal group

In its decision, the Helsinki District Court declared the gang an organized criminal group.

The grounds of the judgment state that the criminal activity was due to the members’ desire to protect "integrity" and "honor" serious violence and threats thereof.

The prosecutor demanded harsher sentences for the accused based on the organized nature of the group. According to the prosecutor, the organization is indicated, among other things, by the fact that the group has a name, a meeting place, leaders and symbols.

According to the prosecutor, the tattoos of the Helsinki gang members are one thing about the group’s organization.Police

Some people associated with the gang have tattoos, such as the AK-47 assault rifle or the number 47. The group has planned the together and met since then.

According to the accused, the group is not an organized criminal group, but mainly a group of friends related to music. Defendants deny belonging to any gang.

According to the police interviewed by last week, the situation between the gangs involved in the incident – the Kurdish mafia from Helsinki and the rival Espoo gang – has calmed down after the arrest of key personnel.

Yle has released the names of Milan Jaffi and Yahue Mahdi Mohamud because they have lowered their privacy by being public figures with great social media.

Source: The Nordic Page




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