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.
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.
There has been an emotional appeal to try and find the suspected killer of a family of eight who were burned to death in a petrol bomb attack on their home.
Three men were jailed for the mass killings at Huddersfield in 2002, but a prime suspect has now spent almost a decade on the run. Jon Hill reports.
Police officers are taking to the streets of Kirklees to renew their appeal for information in the hunt for Shahid Mohammed wanted over a house fire which killed eight members of the same family in Birkby in Huddersfield.
Officers will be handing out leaflets and putting up posters around the area. All materials have been translated into Urdu as well as English.
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.
Crimestoppers have renewed their offer of a £10,000 reward for information which leads to the arrest and conviction of Shahid Mohammed.
He was arrested following a house fire in Huddersfield more than a decade ago that killed eight members of the same family, but has not been seen since he skipped bail.