Bradford arsonist jailed

A teenage arsonist who set fire to a Bradford mill has been jailed.

Hamza Nadeem, then aged 18, caused £500,000 worth of damage to the four-storey structure on Rebecca Street in December 2017.

Bradford Crown Court heard how 80 firefighters were called out to tackle the blaze, which took hold after Nadeem lit tyres stored in the basement.

The court was told a hostel worker informed police Nadeem may have been responsible after he told the worker he was annoyed with lawyers who had an office at the mill.

He was sentenced to four years in a young offender institution and four years on extended licence.

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