A rapist, a heroin dealer and a man who will never leave prison are among those jailed in Berkshire in October.

Here are all the criminals locked up in the county last month.

Hakeem Kigundu

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An arsonist who murdered two people by setting fire to a block of flats in Reading was jailed for life without a minimum term at Reading Crown Court today (October 7).

Hakeem Kigundu, 32, formerly of Rowe Court, is one of just 60 people in the UK handed this rare whole-life order, Justice Holgate said, meaning he will never leave prison.

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Luke Cole 

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A thug was jailed for a 'brutal and savage' attack that left a man with a broken jaw, slashed chin, and broken teeth.

Luke Cole, of The Green, in Burnham, admitted leaving his unconscious victim, aged in his twenties, in the road on February 22, 2020.

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Timothy King

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A man who raped a teenage girl in London and a woman in Slough was jailed for 21 years with a seven year extended license.

Timothy King, 37, formally of Kilburn, London, led a 16-year-old girl away from her friends in Westminster and raped her in a secluded alleyway on September 27, 2021.

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Amar Mahmood

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A 20-year-old Slough man was jailed for two years and eight months after police found £9,000-worth of heroin and crack in his home.

Amar Mahmood, of Mildenhall Road, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A, namely crack cocaine and heroin, and one count each of possession of a controlled drug of class B, namely cannabis, and possession of criminal property.

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Christopher Smith

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A man was jailed after he stole a rucksack containing cash, bankcards, and a laptop.

Christopher Smith, 32, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to the burglary and fraud after he stole the belongings from a property in Petersfield Avenue, Slough.

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Tarek Baka

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A man who took a knife from a butchers shop and stabbed a 23-year-old during an argument in Slough High Street was jailed for five years.

Families with children watched in horror as Tarek Baka, aged 26, of Cleveland Park, Staines-upon-Thames, used the blade to slash the man's arm outside Marwa Superstore on June 22.

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