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Blind driver's instructor jailed
Omed Aziz
Omed Aziz lost his eyes in an explosion
A man who instructed a driver who had lost his eyesight has been sent to prison for nine months.

Dlear Ahmed, 21, formerly of Andrew Gardens, Handsworth, Birmingham, admitted at Wolverhampton Crown Court aiding and abetting dangerous driving.

Police stopped Ahmed and driver Omed Aziz in Oldbury in April after seeing the car being driven erratically.

Judge Nicholas Webb told Ahmed it defied comprehension that a blind man should be encouraged to drive.

Ahmed was also banned from driving for five years.

Aziz, 31, from Darlastan, who lost his eyesight in an explosion, was earlier given a suspended prison sentence for dangerous driving.

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