Murder and manslaughter convictions following Leeds house party knife attack.

Four men have been found guilty of killing a teenage boy.

Trust Gangata,17, was fatally stabbed at a house party in Armley in March this year.

Following a 10-week trial at Leeds Crown Court a jury unanimously found Karl Belinga, Karlson Ogie and Paul Mbwasse all guilty of murder.

Bradnon Paradzai was cleared of murder but was found guilty of manslaughter.

Craig Hassall KC led Katherine Robinson for the Crown Prosecution Service with Nathan Davis as disclosure junior.

Soheil Khan was the defence junior barrister for Karl Belinga and Imran Khan was the defence junior barrister for Paul Mbwasse.

Matthew Harding was the defence junior for Bradnon Paradzai.


Further details about the case can be found here:


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Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Lucy Finney on 0113 213 5220