Two Newham men are said to be in crack-dealing gang

TWO Newham men accused of dealing in crack cocaine and heroin have been remanded in custody until November.

Mohammed Hassan, 26, of Glenparke Road, Upton Park, and Sharif Khan, 26, of Hathaway Crescent, Manor Park, are alleged to have been part of a 12-strong gang from East London, including a boy aged 16, said to have peddled the class A narcotics in Whitechapel over the summer. They appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court last week. Half the accused were bailed. A trial date is yet to be set.