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Leicester kebab shop blast was 'insurance scam', court hears

A man and woman helped to start a fire at a kebab shop in which another man died as part of an insurance scam, Leicester Crown Court has heard.

The body of 40-year-old Fiaz Ahmed Ansari was found in rubble of Kams King of the Grill almost 15 hours after the explosion on 29 August 2011.

Shahbaz Khan, from Harrow, and Mehwish Yasin, from Birmingham, both aged 25, deny manslaughter and arson.

The jury heard the business had recently run into financial difficulty.

  • 17 Sep 2012