Birkby fatal fire: new information

Police release new information in the hunt for Shahid Mohammed wanted in connection with a house fire in Birkby where eight family members died

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Fatal fire: Cops pursue new leads

Detectives investigating the death of three generations of a family in Huddersfield say they've been extremely encouraged by the response to their latest appeal to trace a man wanted in connection with their deaths.

They are now following up a number of new leads in their search for Shahid Mohammed, who they want to speak to in connection with a fatal house fire which claimed the lives of eight members of the Chistie family almost ten years ago.

Appeal to find fugitive on the run

There has been a major new initiative in the hunt for a fugitive who is suspected of murdering eight members of the same family in a devastating arson attack.

It's more than 10 years since the fire claimed the lives of three generations of the Chishti family at their home in Huddersfield.

Three men were jailed for the killings - and now police and the survivors of the fire have launched a new appeal to catch the prime suspect who has spent almost a decade on the run. Jon Hill reports.



Police release new pictures of wanted man

This is how police believe Shahid Mohammed will look now Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Detectives hunting a man wanted over an arson attack that killed three generations of a Huddersfield family have released a digitally enhanced picture to show what he could look like more than ten years on.

Shahid Mohammed was arrested after the fire which lead to the deaths of eight members of the Chisti family in Birkby but he has remained at large since failing to answer police bail. Using age procession technology an image has been created depicting what Shahid Mohammed could look like now.

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