Final arguments due in Mushin Ahmed murder trial
BARRISTERS in the the Mushin Ahmed murder trial at Sheffield Crown Court will make their closing arguments this afternoon.
Lawyers in the trial of Dale Jones (30) and Damien Hunt (30), both of whom are accused of murdering 81-year-old Mr Ahmed, will make their final speeches to the jury.
Mr Justice Stephen Males will the summarise two weeks of evidence before sending jurors out to consider their verdicts on Jones, of East Bawtry Road, Whiston, and Hunt, of Doncaster Road, Clifton
Judge to sum up in Mushin Ahmed murder trial
BARRISTERS have summed up the trial of Mushin Ahmed’s alleged murderers this afternoon.
Prosecutors and defence counsel led a jury of five men and seven women through two weeks of evidence, before they retire to consider their verdicts.
Dale Jones (30), of East Bawtry Road and Damien Hunt (30), of Doncaster Road both deny attacking Mr Ahmed (81) in the early hours of August 10 last year.
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A man jointly accused of murdering a Muslim pensioner in a racist attack went fishing two hours after the fatal assault on the 81-year-old, a court heard.
Under cross-examination, Damien Hunt accepted he had wanted to ‘keep out of the way’ of the police following the attack on Mushin Ahmed.