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Pictured: Custody picture of Awez Jamshaid<br />
Re: Earlier this week Christopher Griffiths and Awez Jamshaid were convicted of murdering Malaciah Thomas and Saif Shahzad was found guilty of manslaughter.<br />
A fourth man, Daniel Roberts, admitted murder partway through the trial.<br />
Today, all four were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court:<br />
Daniel Roberts, Christopher Griffiths, and Awez Jamshaid, were all sentenced to life imprisonment.<br />
Roberts, 20, and Griffiths, 30, must serve a minimum of 25 years, while 19-year-old Jamshaid will serve at least 11 years.<br />
Shahzad, 19, was sentenced to 7 years 6 months in a Young Offenders Institution.<br />
Just before 2am on Monday, July 23 2018, officers were called to reports of a serious assault in the front garden of a house in Corporation Road, Grangetown.<br />
Malaciah Thomas 20, suffered multiple stab wounds and died at the scene.<br />
Speaking after the sentencing at Cardiff Crown Court, Senior Investigating Officer Detective Chief Inspector Gareth Morgan said: “Malaciah Thomas was stabbed to death just two days before his 21st birthday and our thoughts are with his family and friends.<br />
 "This tragic case sadly highlights the devastating and far-reaching consequences of knife crime.<br />
 "Knife crime has risen across the UK and unfortunately we are not an exception to that.<br />
 "During the early hours of Monday, July 23rd 2018 four young men left an address in Roath and drove to Grangetown.<br />
 "Two of them were armed with knives - all four knew the objective was to attack Malaciah.<br />
 "Following a thorough investigation and trial at Cardiff Crown Court, they have been convicted and will spend a significant part of their lives in prison.<br />
 "The response from the community throughout our investigation was extremely positive and we thank those who have provided information, including CCTV, and showed great strength in coming forward.<br />
"South Wales Police is committed to tackling knife crime by preventing people carrying these weapons and robustly dealing with those
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Pictured: Custody picture of Awez Jamshaid
Re: Earlier this week Christopher Griffiths and Awez Jamshaid were convicted of murdering Malaciah Thomas and Saif Shahzad was found guilty of manslaughter.
A fourth man, Daniel Roberts, admitted murder partway through the trial.
Today, all four were sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court:
Daniel Roberts, Christopher Griffiths, and Awez Jamshaid, were all sentenced to life imprisonment.
Roberts, 20, and Griffiths, 30, must...
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