Father of family killed in Leicester house fire speaks at community event

Dr Taufiq Al-Sattar, who lost his wife and three children in a house fire in Wood Hill, has spoken at a community solidarity event to support those affected by the murders in Leicester.

Shehnila Taufiq, who was in her 40s, her 19-year-old daughter Zainab and sons, Bilal, 17, and Jamal, 15, died at their Leicester home last Thursday night (12 September).

Two people are still being questioned by police in connection with their deaths.

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Man in court over house fire

Police investigating a fire which killed a mother and her three children in Leicester have charged an 18-year-old man with murder. Kemo Anthony Porter has appeared in court.