Sunday, 21 October, 2018

Men appear in court charged with manslaughter after Leicester shop explosion

A woman and her two teenage sons were killed in the blast along with one of their girlfriends and another woman A woman and her two teenage sons were killed in the blast along with one of their girlfriends and another woman
| 06 March, 2018, 03:17

Two other men from East Anglia were arrested in connection with the incident on Friday but have since been released under investigation.

Three men arrested earlier this week in the United Kingdom for the building fire in Leicester city that killed five people, including three of an Indian-origin family, have been charged with manslaughter and arson, police said today.

The store's owner Aram Kurd, 33, Hawkar Hassan, 32, and Arkan Ali, 37, are charged with manslaughter and arson.

An explosion which killed five in Leicester was caused by petrol, a court has heard.

They were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to cause an explosion and for offences under the Proceeds of Crime Act. They are being held in custody over the weekend and will appear before Leicester Magistrates tomorrow, it said.


Mr Kurd, of Hillary Place, Leicestershire, Mr Hassan, of no fixed address and Mr Ali, of Drake Close, Oldham, will appear at Leicester Crown Court on 3 April via video link.

A fifth body, which is yet to be formally identified, is believed to be Shane and Sean's mum, care worker Mary Rajoobeer, 46.

An explosion destroyed a convenience store and a home in the central English city of Leicester on 25 February 2018, injuring at least six people.

"That building was demolished by the explosion".

Five people were taken to hospital after the explosion, including one with critical injuries.

Recommended

  • Iran sets up terms for missile talks

    Iran sets up terms for missile talks

    Jazayeri said U.S. criticism of Iran's missile programme was driven by "their failures and defeats in the region". Le Drian plans to pay a visit to Iran on Monday to hold talks with senior Iranian authorities.
    Lionel Messi scores 600th career goal for Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid

    Lionel Messi scores 600th career goal for Barcelona vs. Atletico Madrid

    Atletico , too, had a goal ruled out as they sought an equaliser that would have at least kept them on Barca's coattails. Simeone was pragmatic about his club's hopes of regularly upsetting the Barca-Real Madrid stronghold.
    China Temporarily Bans The Use Of The Letter 'N' On The Internet

    China Temporarily Bans The Use Of The Letter 'N' On The Internet

    His massive anti-graft campaign removed corrupt functionaries and political opponents, whom he replaced with allies. Chinese President Xi Jinping intends to stay in power past 2022 with a proposal to remove presidential term limits.
  • Toronto police to provide update in Bruce McArthur investigation

    Toronto police to provide update in Bruce McArthur investigation

    Later that month, McArthur was charged with the first-degree murder of Majeed Kayhan, Soroush Mahmudi, and Dean Lisowick. Three sets of remains found inside planters on the Mallory Crescent home have been identified so far. -Sgt.
    Vietnam hosts US aircraft carrier for first time since war ended

    Vietnam hosts US aircraft carrier for first time since war ended

    Last year, Vietnam deployed six submarines purchased from Russian Federation to Cam Ranh Bay, but it can not oppose Beijing alone. Vietnam and China have competing claims in the South China Sea, which has been of increasing concern to Hanoi.
    Relief from relentless flu season in sight

    Relief from relentless flu season in sight

    In the United States , an interim season report found that the vaccine was just 36% effective in preventing the flu. One other reason the flu vaccine tends to underperform in H3N2 years has to do with. eggs.
  • DACA deadline set to end Monday

    DACA deadline set to end Monday

    That created a massive backlog of renewal applications, which can take three to five months for the agency to process. Another 5,320 DACA permits expire in April and almost 14,000 more in May.
    Bomb cyclone nor'easter pummels East Coast with strong winds, rain

    Bomb cyclone nor'easter pummels East Coast with strong winds, rain

    Officials feared the high tide before midnight on Friday could set an all-time record, but it wasn't quite as bad as predicted. The storm grounded 5,489 flights, both domestic and global , and scores more were delayed, according to FlightAware .com.
    Women 'will eventually' be allowed at games, Iran tells FIFA

    Women 'will eventually' be allowed at games, Iran tells FIFA

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino talks to the media after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Feb. 21, 2018. Mr Infantino was speaking about a two-year dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran , according to the BBC .
  • North Korea: US military drills harm reconciliation

    North Korea: US military drills harm reconciliation

    The report claims that two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency have been intercepted in the past six months. For its part, North Korea said it was not begging to talk with Washington and denounced upcoming U.S.
    M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers dies at age 75

    M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers dies at age 75

    Stiers' resonant voice actually earned him his first on-screen credit as the announcer in George Lucas' dystopian film THX 1138 . Stiers passed away from bladder cancer at his home in Newport, Oregon , reported TMZ.

    " "Mike Zimmer admits team's top three quarterbacks all come with "$64000 question"

    Zimmer's quote may seem bad out of context, and some fans were upset at the quote without the full question and answer provided. Overpaying for a quarterback could lead to an inability to grant contract extensions and bring in pieces to bolster the unit.

Gary Oldman takes the Oscar for his performance as Winston Churchill Gary Oldman takes the Oscar for his performance as Winston Churchill In the docs, obtained by TMZ , Gary said they were struggling over the phone, and that it accidentally hit her when he let go. Another big win went to Alexandre Desplat, composer of the score for both parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows .

'Icarus' Doping Movie Wins Best Documentary at Oscars 'Icarus' Doping Movie Wins Best Documentary at Oscars The evidence presented by Rodchenkov and Fogel was instrumental in Russia's ban from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Grigory Rodchenkov , the then-director director of Russia's Anti-Doping Center.

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli ordered to forfeit almost $7.4 Million A lawyer for Shkreli could not immediately be reached for comment on the judge's order. A jury found him guilty last August of unrelated securities fraud charges.

College Basketball Odds: Duke Favored To Win Intriguing ACC Tournament College Basketball Odds: Duke Favored To Win Intriguing ACC Tournament The No. 1 Virginia men's basketball team cleaned up in the ACC basketball awards that were announced on Sunday afternoon. The Tar Heels finished 28-5 that season, losing to Marquette 67-59 in the NCAA Tournament national title game.

Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan: 'Not always good to win title early' Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan: 'Not always good to win title early' Gundogan has experienced something similar before when he helped Borussia Dortmund win their domestic title in 2011/12. If you are able to win the league quite early, you can lose that seriousness for the Champions League, maybe.

James Ivory becomes Oscar's oldest victor with 'Call Me by Your Name' James Ivory becomes Oscar's oldest victor  with 'Call Me by Your Name' Varda, a filmmaking legend who was instrumental in the development of the French New Wave, is 89 - nine days older than Ivory. He was a three-time nominee for directing, for the films "A Room With a View", "Howard's End" and "The Remains of the Day ".

Russia will 'never' extradite citizens accused of US poll meddling: Putin Russia will 'never' extradite citizens accused of US poll meddling: Putin This assessment is given both by buyers themselves and prospective customers of Russian armaments and military hardware, Putin added.

Florida Senate to Vote On Safety Bill Monday Florida Senate to Vote On Safety Bill Monday After almost eight hours of debate on the attempted amendments, Sen. "We know he can veto line items", she said. In the Senate, racial and privacy concerns have apparently shelved the bill in the Appropriations Committee.

Carlos Carvalhal proud after "best performance" since taking charge Carlos Carvalhal proud after David Moyes' side have won 30 points from 28 games so far this season - they are just three points above the relegation zone.

Theresa May rejects United Kingdom financial services demands on Brexit Theresa May rejects United Kingdom  financial services demands on Brexit The proposal, he said, was a "starting point" for talks not a solution. "It is for all of us to work together", she said. Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington has said Theresa May┬┤s Brexit plan was an "ambitious opening bid".

Press Pokes Fun at Trump, Russia Investigation at Gridiron Dinner Press Pokes Fun at Trump, Russia Investigation at Gridiron Dinner Trump spoke 32 minutes, longer than normal.At one point, a woman heckled Trump to "stop", and had to be shushed by tablemates. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, representing the Democrats, joked that he could lead a New Orleans parade as "King Chaos".

Saudi crown prince endorses 'legitimate Palestinian rights' in Jerusalem A beaming Sisi greeted the prince at Cairo airport after he descended the red-carpeted steps of his plane. Bin Salman's visit to Egypt is the first since he was appointed a crown prince in June 2017.

Redskins don't plan on tagging Kirk Cousins Redskins don't plan on tagging Kirk Cousins According to Ralph Vacchiano of SNY , the Jets feel they can make the best financial offer of any of Cousins's free agent suitors. Their roster isn't great, but maybe a strong quarterback like Cousins could make up for some of the shortcomings.

Diabetes can be divided into five different groups Diabetes can be divided into five different groups The more common form, type 2, is linked to obesity and stops the body from making enough insulin or reacting to its production. Last night, research bodies welcomed the new study, but stressed more examination of the drug's effects was still needed.

Armenian parliament elects ex-PM Sarkissian as country's president Armenian parliament elects ex-PM Sarkissian as country's president With Armenia switching to a parliamentary system of government, he would remain the country's most powerful man in that case. The Armenian National Assembly on Friday elected Republican Party candidate Sarkissian as the country's new president .