Winson Green murder trial

The father of a man who was killed in last summer's riots when he was hit by a car has described hearing the fatal impact.

Jahan found guilty

Tariq Jahan has been found guilty of inflicting grievous bodily harm at Birmingham Crown Court.

Tariq Jahan in court for allegedly assaulting Sajjad Ali.

Tariq Jahan Trial

Tariq Jahan has been giving evidence at Birmingham Crown Court today. He is on trial for allegedly assaulting Sajjad Ali.

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Tariq Jahan on aid mission to help Syrian refugees

Tariq Jahan, whose son was killed during riots in Birmingham two years ago, is taking part in an aid mission to help refugees of Syria's civil war.

He was praised for his role in calming tensions after his son Haroon died while trying to protect a petrol station from looters.

The convoy will reach the Turkish border tonight and plans to cross into Syria tomorrow.

Callum Watkinson reports.

Tariq Jahan on Syrian aid mission

Tariq Jahan.
Tariq Jahan. Credit: PA

A man whose son died during the Birmingham riots in 2011 is going to deliver aid to people in Syria.

Tariq Jahan appealed for calm after his son Haroon's death during the disorder.

Tariq's helping charity workers to deliver a million kilos of flour and food.

During the Birmingham riots Haroon Jahan, 20, and brothers Shazad Ali, 30, and Abdul Musavir, 31, were hit by a black Mazda car during disorder in the Winson Green area of the town in the early hours of August 10th.


Jahan escapes jail by "genuine public service" during Birmingham riots

Tariq Jahan has been given a 12 month suspended sentence and ordered to pay £1,000 costs to his victim Sajjad Ali. The judge said he suspended the sentence because of Jahan's "exceptional circumstances".

He was ordered to do 100 hours community work.

The judge also said he had suspended the sentence because his actions last August, had prevented serious public disorder in Birmingham which had been a genuine public service.

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