A NEWBRIDGE man jailed for killing a teenager in a crash while travelling to buy drugs has been recalled to prison.

Shabaz Ali, 27 received a seven-year nine-month sentence for aggravated vehicle taking at Cardiff Crown Court in July 2015.

Xana Doyle, 19, died in the crash on Usk Way, Newport on 2 January 2015.

Gwent Police are appealing for information to help them find Ali who has been recalled to prison.

He was released from prison on licence last year, but has been recalled after breaching his conditions.


Ali also has contacts in the Newport and Birmingham areas.

If you can help call Gwent Police on 101, quoting 2100005674, or direct message on social media.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

In 2015, the driver of the car, Sakhawat Ali, who was 23 at the time, admitted causing death by dangerous driving, drink-driving and aggravated vehicle taking, and was also jailed.

He was sentenced to eight years and disqualified from driving for six years
Sentencing the pair, Judge Neil Bidder QC said the two men share the responsiblity for Miss Doyle's death.

The judge said they were on a "joint enterprise" to buy cannabis and cocaine while carrying her and another passenger, a 15-year-old girl.