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.

A40 crash victim was "vibrant and popular" girl

Oxford Mail:

9:12am Saturday 10th October 2015

TRIBUTES have poured in for a “vibrant and popular” former student who was struck down and killed on the A40.

Tributes paid to 'remarkable' Maisie Norton who lost her battle against cancer aged 17

Oxford Mail:

5:30am Saturday 10th October 2015

A “REMARKABLE” teenager whose battle with cancer inspired hundreds to raise funds for research has passed away.

£440m new Westgate to open in 2017

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 10th October 2015

OXFORD’S revamped Westgate Centre will reopen in October 2017, just in time to give the city’s economy a £100m Christmas bonus.

Restaurant reopens six months after fire gutted Randolph Hotel

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 10th October 2015

THE restaurant at the Randolph Hotel has reopened nearly six months after a devastating blaze, but the hotel will not be back to normal until March.

Developers reveal their vision for neglected shopping centre

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 10th October 2015

MULTI-MILLION pound plans to transform a neglected Cowley shopping centre are set to rejuvenate the area, developers said.

Professor warns of economic fallout from science cash cuts

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 10th October 2015

HIGH-tech firms could move abroad if top Oxfordshire facilities are not protected from national spending cuts, a UK science boss has warned.

Special school could face more closures as repairs to leaking roof are carried out

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 10th October 2015

MUCH-NEEDED repairs to a special school in Blackbird Leys may lead to more closures over the next few days.

A40 crash victim named locally as Katy Pancott

Oxford Mail:

3:37pm Friday 9th October 2015

A 19-year-old woman killed in a crash on the A40 this morning has been named locally as Katy Pancott.

Burns victim Kizzy Brockall is fighting back two years after horrific fire in Barton

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Friday 9th October 2015

A MOTHER who received horrific burns in a caravan fire has spoken of her two-year fight to recover from her injuries.

Car crash partially blocks A34 slip road near Abingdon

Oxford Mail:

6:24pm Friday 9th October 2015

A car crash has blocked part of the slip road off the A34 this afternoon.

Autistic teenager who died during stay at NHS unit was making friends

Oxford Mail: Connor Sparrowhawk

6:26pm Friday 9th October 2015

AN AUTISTIC teenager who died during a stay at an NHS unit had been improving and making friends, an inquest heard.

Major delays being caused by broken-down caravan on A40 London Road in Headington

Oxford Mail: OM A40

4:23pm Friday 9th October 2015

A BROKEN-down caravan is causing traffic delays in Headington.

"Dangerous" Oxford rapist jailed for seven-and-a-half years

Oxford Mail:

3:10pm Friday 9th October 2015

A "DANGEROUS" rapist and a second man who tried to damage his victims' character have been jailed.

Woman who fatally stabbed man tells murder trial jury she feared she had 'ruined' her life

Oxford Mail:

4:07pm Friday 9th October 2015

THE WOMAN who fatally stabbed a 23-year-old man in her Banbury home feared she had "ruined" her life, a court was told.


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