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Two armed robbers found guilty of manslaughter

Santana Thompson and Daige Ramsey were part of a heavily armed group who attacked Olsi Kuka, a drug dealer, at his Whetstone home on 11th May 2022

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Two robbers from Waltham Forest have been found guilty of the manslaughter of a man stabbed in his north London house in May 2022. 

Santana Thompson, 21 and Daige Ramsey, 25, were part of a heavily armed group who attacked Olsi Kuka, a drug dealer, at his Whetstone home on 11th May 2022.

As the BBC reports, their accomplice Reuban Bernard was found guilty of Olsi’s murder at a previous trial. 

Thompson and Ramsey have also been convicted of conspiracy to rob, along with Bernard and Orszan Seran, the “organiser” of the attack.

Olsi’s cousin Alush Kuka was also wounded in the attack. 


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Olsi Kuka, Credit: Met Police

Prosecutor Edward Brown KC, said that Olsi, a drug dealer, was stabbed in his bed for his “ill-gotten gains”. 

He told the trial: “The evidence shows that the object of the attack was a robbery of a drug dealer – of his drugs and/or his cash, no doubt made from dealing in drugs.

“The victim had been stabbed seven times and had a further three knife wounds to his body. Olsi Kuka was robbed and killed for his ill-gotten gains so that the team could instead use the drugs and money.

“What is plain is that this was a planned attack and each man was playing his part, knowing what was to take place and what might be needed in a robbery of a drug dealer.”


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