A TEENAGER who was part of a gang which committed robberies on the Tube after the Notting Hill Carnival has been jailed for two years.

Fhazio Mulindwa, 19, of Leytonstone High Road, was part of a group who robbed passengers of phones and cash on the Central and Bakerloo Tube lines on August 24, 2008.

At Snaresbrook Crown Court yesterday he was jailed along with eight other teenagers for conspiracy to rob.

Det Sgt Fintan Egan, of British Transport Police, said: “After the carnival, at about 8.30pm, the group travelled towards Oxford Circus on the Bakerloo line, immediately confronting people in the carriages and stealing from them.

“During their journey on the Central line one victim had his mobile phone, watch and 200 Euros taken before he fled the Tube train at Liverpool Street.

“Another man was forced to give up his iPod and wallet as members of the group threatened to harm him.”

The gang punched and kicked some of their victims, leaving them needing minor treatment.

Reece Gray, 18, of Grange Road, Ilford, Gasconi Lingomba, 18, of Florence Road, East Ham, Lekan Awoskia, 19, of Eversleigh Road, East Ham, Dwayne Mattison, 18, of Curzon Avenue, Enfield, Earl Webb, 18, of Holbrook Road, Plaistow, Katakiye Addae-Kodua, 18, of Chaucer Road, West Ham, Julian Mathangana, 19, of Hamrith Road, Stratford, and a 17-year-old from West Ham were all also jailed for between two and four years.

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