Crystal meth using thugs from Byker threatened to rape woman and break man's legs
A vicious pair of blackmailers threatened to rape a woman in front of her partner, force her into prostitution and take a man into the woods and break his legs.
Crystal meth users Jioi Istok, 37, and Michal Cina, 30, both from Newcastle, made lurid horrific threats as they demanded £5,500 in a quest for drugs.
Judge Simon Phillips QC said the two committed “a vicious crime” with callous, barbaric threats in “a determined campaign to terrify and extort money”.
He jailed the two defendants - who described themselves as Czech gypsies - for a total of seven years.
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