Rochdale's MP Simon Danczuk will meet the Sri Lankan justice minister to raise concerns of a cover-up over the murder of an aid worker from Milnrow.
Khuram Shaikh was shot and stabbed at a hotel in the beach resort of Tangelle on Christmas Day in 2011. He died trying to protect his partner from a group of local men.
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