Ilkley Moor arsonist jailed for over two years

A man who started a fire on ‘precious’ Ilkley Moor in Yorkshire has been given 27 months in a young offenders’ institution.

Mohammed Zulkifl, 20, used a cigarette lighter to start a blaze, while fire crews were already battling two large fires on the moorland.

He admitted setting fire to grass before stamping it out and then starting a second fire, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said.

A judge said that, without quick intervention, the actions of Zulkifl, of...
source: Metro

2019-08-23 11:23
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