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Six charged over Rochdale aid worker death

Six men have been charged with the murder of a Rochdale man who was shot and stabbed on holiday in Sri Lanka two years ago.

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Six charged over Rochdale aid worker death

Khuram Shaikh

Six men have been charged with the murder of a Rochdale man who was shot and stabbed on holiday in Sri Lanka two years ago.

Khuram Shaikh was attacked on Christmas Day in 2011. His girlfriend was beaten and raped.

Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk has accused the Sri Lankan authorities of a cover-up because of alleged links between one of the defendants and a local politician.

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