Friday, March 16, 2007

British cabbie murder

Taxi news from the UK: A third man allegedly involved in the murder of a taxi driver has been arrested. BBC:

    A third man has been arrested over the death of a taxi driver in Sheffield.

    Father-of-five Younis Khan, 53, was shot as he drove along Scott Road, Pitsmoor, in the early hours of Wednesday.

    South Yorkshire Police said the man, from Sheffield, who is in his mid-20s, was arrested on Thursday night.

    Two other men, aged 23 and 27, who were arrested in Upperthorpe and Middlewood on Thursday morning have since been released on bail.

    A post-mortem examination revealed Mr Khan died from a single gunshot to the chest, fired from a handgun.

    Police have increased patrols in Pitsmoor.

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