Madni Ahmed, 20, of Stoke-on-Trent who murdered a grandmother in her own home with a “Rambo-style knife” smirked as he was jailed for at least 36 years.
After the prison term was announced, there was a confrontation inside the court, and Judge Mark Wall QC left the room due to the outbreak.
Half the people who were in the public gallery – which was full of the victims’ relatives and friends – were cleared.
The judge did not return to resume his summing up, and the court was told that he asked Micheal Burrows QC to pass on his sympathies to Mrs Bi’s family.
Ahmed was convicted of murder, attempted murder, being in possession of an offensive weapon and affray after a trial at Birmingham Crown Court.
His own dad told police his son may have been involved in the murder in Small Heath, Birmingham.
Madni Ahmed, stabbed death loving grandmother Riasat Bi, 86, and her Grandson at their home in Aubrey Road, Small Heath, Birmingham on July 12 last year.
Madni Ahmed stabbed the 18-year-old Faizaan Javed as he slept in the
Ahmed’s blood was later found on the fence panels as he stumbled through the garden and into a neighbour’s house, grabbing a knife from the kitchen.
But he was arrested at the Hartshill complex by detectives investigating the murder of Riasat Bi at her Birmingham home the previous day.