A teen student who encouraged her boyfriend to kill his ex to “prove himself” has been sentenced to 16 years in jail.
Imam Nasir, 17, narrowly survived a knife attack at the hands of Rhett Carty-Shaw, 17, who savagely attacked her in May after being sent 50 texts from his girlfriend Sarah Mohamed, also 17, The Sun reported.
Mohamed reportedly sent disturbing messages including “hurry up and do it” to Carty-Shaw while he was at the mother of his child’s home in Manchester, England, where he planned on stabbing her to death.
Ms Nasir sustained wounds to her face, neck and armpit, and three on her back in the attack, which ended when she managed to remove him from her house.
Police later tracked down and arrested Carty-Shaw and Mohamed, before discovering the disturbing conversations they exchanged while discussing Ms Nasir.
In one message, Carty-Shaw said: “I did it to prove I love you - there was no other way to keep you”, with his girlfriend responding: “I know there wasn’t - I’m gonna protect you at all costs.”
Both handed 16 years jail over murderous plot
Mohamed was convicted of intentionally encouraging or assisting Carty-Shaw to commit murder. Carty-Shaw was also handed a 16-year jail term after being convicted of attempted murder.
Mohamed denied she did anything wrong and argued she just wanted her boyfriend to film himself breaking up with Ms Nasir for good.
Carty-Shaw and Ms Nasir dated from 2013 to 2018 with them not aware of the pregnancy until after the break-up.
The boy then continued seeing his ex behind the back of Mohamed, who found out earlier this year shortly before the attack.
Prior to the attack, Carty-Shaw made some concerning searches online, including: “how many years is someone in for murder?”, according to The Sun.
‘You will die’
According to Ms Nasir’s impact statement, he said he wanted to talk about killing her when he arrived at her house the next day.
“He told me he was going to have a conversation about killing me. He was looking at the mirror. If you cared about someone, you wouldn’t say this about someone,” she said in court.
“He was saying 'do I look like a killer?' and 'do you want me to kill you?' and multiple times he said: ‘you will die'.”
She said he began stabbing her repeatedly when she tried calling police, and was eventually able to get him out of the house.
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