THREE men sentenced to a total of 27 years in jail for running a ‘meth factory’ in a suburban home are still at large almost a month after they were convicted.
Mehdi Esmacpoor (38), of Farm Drive, Rawmarsh, Mohammed Chernarli (30), of Mary Hill Road, Glasgow, and Nehdi Tajabidi (31), of Broom Valley Road, were found guilty of conspiracy to produce class A drugs on August 9.
But the three men failed to turn up for their week-long trial at Sheffield Crown Court, only their co-defendant, Luliana Otaraseanu (30) of Manor Fields Close, Kimberworth, attended and was acquitted of the same offence.
WANTED: Trio who set up meth lab in South Yorkshire home still on the run
Three men who transformed the bathroom of a South Yorkshire home into a crystal meth lab are still at large almost a month after they were convicted.
Mohammed Chernarli, Mehdi Esmacpoor and Nehdi Tajabidi were sentenced in their absence to a total of 27 years behind bars for producing the class A drug methyl amphetamine at a rented property in Rotherham on August 9.
A two-week trial at Sheffield Crown Court heard how they had travelled around the country to buy the chemicals and equipment needed to set up their illicit factory on Broom Valley Road.
Chernarli, aged 31, of Mary Hill Road, Glasgow, and Esmacpoor, 38, of Farm Drive, Rawmarsh, were both found guilty of conspiracy to produce the class A drug and each sentenced to 10 years in prison.