At the age of 25, Shaquille Mathurin was jailed for five years after admitting GBH with intent, causing serious injury by dangerous driving, and possessing cannabis at Basildon Crown Court. Shaquille was a part of a group fighting after leaving unit 7 nightclub. During the attack in October last year, he left one man with serious leg injuries from which he is still recovering, while another was flipped into the air. This is the moment a man drove his Peugeot 208 at a group of people after a fight broke out near a nightclub.
.Last October heard by the court that Mathurin, from London, had been at Unit 7 nightclub in Basildon Essex and was leaving the club when a fight broke out. The 25-year-old was also a part of one of the two groups fighting and was caught on CCTV with the scene as the chaos continued. Essex Police has released the video, then shows the blue Peugeot 208 driving at speed straight at the crowd of people.
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Around the car, the parked car is then driven before returning to face the group, which has been now dispersed. Mathurin appears to try and swipe one man fleeing in the scene before the car is then aimed directly at two other men, one of whom is struck at speed. Police say that the victim, a man in his 20s, who suffered severe leg injuries, is still recovering.
On the scene, officers within minutes, and Mathurin was found by a police dog while hiding in some bushes on the outskirts of the leisure park. He was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder but subsequently pleaded guilty to causing grievous body harm with intent, causing injury by dangerous driving, and possession of cannabis.
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Shaquille Mathurin was jailed for five years at Basildon Crown Court today. Detective Sergeant Gavin Tuck of Basildon CID said, ‘Mathurin targeted his victim and intended to use this car as a weapon after a disagreement broke out between his group and another group. The victim is recovering from his injuries, but this incident could have been so much worse for the victim – and indeed for Mathurin. Today, he must realize the severity of his actions, and he will spend a substantial amount of time behind bars.