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Yassar Yaqub funeral held

The funeral of a man shot dead by police on a motorway slip road has been held.Hundreds of mourners gathered for the ceremony held in a mosque in Huddersfield.

Yassar Yaqub, 28, from Huddersfield, was shot in a car stopped near junction 24 of the M62 as part of an operation on Monday.

An inquest into his death was also opened and adjourned in Bradford.

In a linked development, Mohsin Amin, 30, from Dewsbury, who was arrested as part of the operation, will appear in court later charged with firearms offences.

Posted 2:25 PM Friday January 6, 2017. Filed under News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response to this entry. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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