There are a number of Sheffield offenders serving life behind bars for offences including murder and attempted murder

Nine of Sheffield's most dangerous criminals serving life behind bars

A hammer-wielding thug was jailed for life in Sheffield last month after he attempted to kill his ex-partner by smashing her around the head.

Sunday, 14th November 2021, 1:16 pm

Mebub Islam, aged 27, of Egerton Walk, Broomhall, was found guilty attempted murder and false imprisonment at his ex’s home.

Islam had already been convicted of two offences of battery against the complainant, and when he visited her home he attacked her with a claw-hammer, leaving his victim with a fractured skull.

He was jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years behind bars.

Detective Chief Inspector Eleanor Walsh, of South Yorkshire Police, described Islam as a “violent and dangerous man”.

Here are a number of dangerous offenders from Sheffield serving life sentences for their crimes.

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