Fifth man arrested in connection with the disappearance of Naheed Khan

Police have arrested a fifth man in connection with the murder of missing Teesside grandmother Naheed Khan.

The man was arrested on suspicion of murder and for conspiring to prevent a lawful and decent burial. He remains in custody.

Cleveland Police is still appealing for anyone with information regarding the disappearance of Naheed to come forward.

Naheed Khan was last seen in May 2018 Credit: Family Photo

Naheed Khan, from Thornaby, has been missing since May 2018.Police believe she has been murdered and launched a murder investigation in January 2019.

Ms Khan has links to Stockton, Middlesbrough and Thornaby. She is described as Asian, of slim build and around 5'6" tall with long dark hair.

Crimestoppers is offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information that leads to identifying the location of Naheed Khan’s body.

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.