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Serial gas offender prosecuted for endangering lives

A serial gas offender from West Yorkshire who put lives at risk by carrying out illegal gas installations has been handed a suspended jail sentence for his crimes.

Ryan Thorpe, 24, from Ashdene Grove, Pontefract, faces 8 months imprisonment – suspended for two years – if he fails to mend his ways after pleading guilty to eight separate breaches of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 at Pontefract Magistrates Court yesterday (23 March).

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