TikTok influencer responsible of murdering her mom’s younger lover over intercourse tape blackmail try

A TikTok influencer and her mom have been discovered responsible of murdering two males in a high-speed automobile chase as a result of one in every of them had threatened to make use of sexually express photographs exposing an affair with the older girl.

Saqib Hussain and Mohammed Hashim Ijazuddin, each 21, died when their automobile was rammed off left the A46 close to Leicester after the pair had been lured to a parking lot, then ambushed.

A 3-month trial at Leicester Crown Court heard that their deaths had been a “story of love, obsession, extortion and, ultimately, the Crown allege – cold-blooded murder”.

Saqib Hussain died in a automobile crash on the A46 in Leicestershire final 12 months, together with Mohammed Hashim Ijazuddin

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Mr Hussain had threatened to disclose a three-year affair he had with Ansreen Bukhari – the mom of YouTube and TikTok content material creator Mahek Bukhari – to her husband and son after she had tried to interrupt up with him.

The daughter sobbed within the dock because the responsible verdicts have been delivered.

In a recording performed to jurors, Mr Hussain made a determined 999 name to police moments earlier than he was killed on 11 February final 12 months, claiming he was being pursued by balaclava-wearing assailants.

He stated: “They’re trying to kill me, they’re trying to kill me. I’m just getting rammed off the road.” He added: “Please, I am begging you” adopted by: “Oh my God”, earlier than there was a scream and the decision abruptly ended on the sound of an affect.

Mahek Bukhari, 24, and her mom, each of George Eardley Close, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, had denied two counts of homicide.

Fellow defendants Rekhan Karwan and Raees Jamal have been additionally discovered responsible of two counts of homicide, whereas Natasha Akhtar, Ameer Jamal and Sanaf Gulamustafa have been all discovered not responsible of homicide however responsible of two counts of manslaughter.

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Mohammed Patel was discovered not responsible of homicide or manslaughter.

Mr Hussain’s household instructed detectives after his demise he had been in a relationship with an older girl who was married with kids. He had “appeared to be in love”, they stated.

But by January final 12 months, she wished to finish the connection, however Mr Hussain despatched her messages and have become “increasingly obsessive”.

After she refused to return his calls, he determined to blackmail her by threatening to ship sexually express photographs to her husband and son.

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On 4 January, Mahek Bukhair despatched her mom a message that learn: “I’ll get him jumped by guys and he won’t know what day it is.”

When Mr Hussain additionally tried to contact her to get her mom to answer to him, the TikTok influencer replied: “She ain’t a dog, don’t f****** raise your voice and tell me what to do.” She then instructed him: “I am sorry that this year you’ll be gone, Saqib,” the courtroom heard.

Mahek Bukhari’s pal Karwan, 29, of Leicester, was introduced in to assist negotiate cash with Mr Hussain, in a bid to “silence” him.

Jamal, 22, of Loughborough, “recruited” others, together with Akhtar, 23, Gulammustafa, 23, Ameer Jamal, 28, and Patel, 21, jurors have been instructed.

The courtroom heard how “completely innocent” Mr Ijazuddin had agreed to drive Mr Hussain to Leicester and had been “in the wrong place at the wrong time”.

Mohammed Hashim Ijazuddin was ‘in the wrong place at the wrong time’

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Prosecutors stated Mr Hussain was “lured” into assembly with the Bukharis on the pretence of giving him again the £3,000 he stated he had spent on taking his lover out.

The two males, from Banbury in Oxfordshire, rapidly turned suspicious and sped away of their Skoda Fabia, however have been pursued by a Seat Leon and an Audi TT containing the defendants, earlier than being rammed off the street.

The courtroom was instructed Mr Ijazuddin’s automobile break up in two and caught fireplace after hitting a tree.

Jurors deliberated for greater than 28 hours earlier than discovering the pair responsible of two counts of homicide.

After the verdicts, Mr Ijazuddin’s uncle, Anser Hussain, stated his nephew was “one in a million”.

He stated: “The day we found out Hashim had died, our world came crashing down. His death has changed everything for not just our family, but the whole community.

Mahek Bukhari seen posing for a video with her mother on TikTok


“Everyone who knew Hashim loved him. His death is not just a massive loss to our family, but a massive loss to everyone who knew him.

“He was a cheeky young man who was always smiling. A handsome man who was beautiful on the inside and out. He would do anything for anyone. He was caring and very kind-hearted.

“He would always put others first. On that tragic day, he was simply helping a friend by giving him a lift which resulted in his death in such a harsh manner.

“We will always be proud of him. Hashim was and always will be one in a million.”

Mr Hussain’s father, Sajad, stated his grief had been additional compounded “by having to relive the horror over and over each day we’ve been in court”.

He stated: “My family and I would like to thank Leicestershire Police greatly for their fairness, diligence and painstaking hard work ensuring that those responsible for Saqib and Hashim’s death could not evade justice…

“We also pray that no family will ever go through what we had to go through.”

The defendants shall be sentenced on 1 September.

Before remanding them into custody, decide Timothy Spencer KC warned them: “You know the sentence will be very serious.”

He thanked the jury and excused them from additional jury obligation for the subsequent 30 years.

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