AN ASYLUM seeker has been jailed after he carried out a sustained attack on a housemate who accused him of using his milk.

Yankuba Touray, aged 36, who is from the Gambia, was housed by the Home Office at an address in Chatham Street, Shelton, from last June.

But he did not get on with another resident who found him to be messy, disruptive and anti social and claimed he stole his food.

Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court yesterday heard matters came to a head on November 3 when the other man went into the communal kitchen for some milk.

Prosecutor Heather Chamberlin said: “The defendant was in the kitchen cooking. He swore and punched the other man to the head. The other man ran through the lounge pursued by the defendant who continued to punch at him.

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