Tuesday 17 October 2017

Like father, like son: 'Mad Pup' Adair, brought up in shadow of violence and drugs, was destined for bad end

Jonathan Adair Junior
Jonathan Adair Junior
Johnny Adair
Johnny Adair

Jim McDowell

Jonathan Adair lived in the shadow of his father. And the boy dubbed 'Mad Pup' also lived in the shadow of the gunman - just like 'Mad Dog'.

Indeed, at one stage his father, UFF terror gang and drug-dealing godfather Johnny, even ordered his son to be shot in both legs.

That happened in the summer of 2002 when Jonathan was just 17. Despite his youth, he had developed a reputation as a troublemaker.

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