Twin says he was forced to help dispose of body

01 January 2000 by
Twin says he was forced to help dispose of body

One of the 18-year old twins accused of distributing the dismembered body of a London pizza restaurant owner around Bradford told the Old Bailey last week he was threatened with a meat cleaver and forced to help.

Asghar Shah and his brother Akbar (who denies taking part in the operation) have denied conspiracy to pervert the course of justice along with their cousin Ali Shah. Ali Shah has also denied charges that he paid two hitmen to kill Rajminkant Patel, hispartner in Sydenham Perfect Pizza in London, (Caterer, 10 September, page 6).

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking