Munshi "must have known" about house fire plan, court hears

1:54pm Monday 14th July 2014

JURORS have this morning been told it is inconceivable Fiaz Munshi did not know about a murder plot to torch an East Oxford home.

The 38-year-old denies murdering Anum Khan, eight, and Majid, 15, in the Magdalen Road blaze in 1997.

But the prosecution says she wanted revenge after the family told her to stay away from their son.

Neil Moore, in his closing speech at Oxford Crown Court, said the evidence in the trial had shown Munshi was guilty and must have known about the plan when she headed to Oxford with the killers on the night of the attack.

He said: "When you put all that together the prosecution say you can be sure that Fiaz Munshi is guilty."

The trial continues.

Oxfordshire remains one of worst places for bed-blocking in the country

Oxford Mail: John Radcliffe Hospital stock

8:30am Friday 24th April 2015

A BEDBLOCKING crisis in the county has forced health bosses to launch a week-long blitz.

Police return to Mayfair Road house in Cowley as murder investigation continues

Oxford Mail:

7:07pm Friday 24th April 2015

POLICE officers have tonight returned to a house in Cowley after two arrests were made in the Barton murder investigations.

Man arrested after woman attacked at a Bicester house

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police logo

4:11pm Friday 24th April 2015

A MAN has been arrested after a woman was attacked at a house in Bicester.

Missing African grey parrot Donna found safe in Wallingford

Oxford Mail:

3:19pm Friday 24th April 2015

A MISSING parrot has been found in Wallingford following a police appeal.

Trains in Oxfordshire delayed after vehicle hits bridge

Oxford Mail: oxford train station inside

2:46pm Friday 24th April 2015

TRAINS are delayed between Oxford, London Paddington, Reading and Swindon after a vehicle struck a bridge at Pangbourne.

Seven people arrested in St Thomas Street drug bust

Oxford Mail: police officer rear

11:38am Friday 24th April 2015

SEVEN people have been arrested in Oxford after a drugs raid in the city centre, police have revealed.

Roadworks, congestion and lack of modern offices driving businesses from city centre

Oxford Mail:

8:09am Friday 24th April 2015

ONLY one in 10 business bosses would choose to base their operation in Oxford, according to a new survey.

New scheme to improve child literacy is praised by teachers

Oxford Mail:

8:04am Friday 24th April 2015

TEACHERS have welcomed a new programme to help boost literacy skills among primary school pupils.

Second man is arrested as police continue to investigate murder

Oxford Mail:

7:58am Friday 24th April 2015

A SECOND man has been arrested in connection with the murder in Barton on Tuesday.

Four of Bullfinch sex gang trying to get out of jail early

Oxford Mail:

7:54am Friday 24th April 2015

FOUR members of an Oxford paedophile ring who were jailed through Operation Bullfinch have launched a bid to have their minimum prison sentences cut.

Hospital investigated incident involving rapist nurse in 2009

Oxford Mail:

6:45am Thursday 23rd April 2015

HOSPITAL bosses knew of a complaint of “inappropriate behaviour” by nurse Andrew Hutchinson five years before he was charged with raping two unconscious patients and filming other women.

Update: Woman taken to hospital with back injuries after A34 crash near Chilton

Oxford Mail: A34 traffic alert

3:20pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

A WOMAN has been taken to hospital after being involved in a crash on the A34 Northbound near Chilton.

Police release CCTV of fight at Maxwell's bar in Oxford

Oxford Mail:

12:38pm Thursday 23rd April 2015

Police today released CCTV footage after a fight in Maxwell’s Bar in Oxford.

UPDATE: North Way reopened after Barton murder investigations + second man arrested

Oxford Mail:

9:55am Thursday 23rd April 2015

POLICE have reopened the junction of North Way and Burchester Avenue in Barton after it was closed for a murder investigation.

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