A Rochdale man who was murdered while on holiday in Sri Lanka died trying to protect his partner from a group of local men who went on to brutally assault her, his family has been told.
Khuram Shaikh was shot and stabbed at a hotel in the beach resort of Tangelle on Christmas Day in 2011.
His family were originally told he was attacked breaking up a fight between a group of men in a hotel, including a prominent Sri Lankan politician.
Khuram's brother Nasir flew to the country last week to speak with police and politicians over fears of corruption and political cover up in the case.
More top news
Liverpool have completed the signing of Southampton defender Nathaniel Clyne in a £12million deal.
The bodies of eight Britons killed by a gunman in the Tunisian beach massacre will be returned to the UK today.
An onboard dash-cam captures a drunk driver endangering the public and overturning his car.