Leicestershire Police release CCTV footage of deadly explosion.
Two people have been found guilty of manslaughter after an explosion at a Leicester kebab shop in August 2011.
Khan (25) of Stuart Road, Harrow, Middlesex and Mehwish Yasin (25) of
Plaistow Ave, Hodge Hill, Birmingham were convicted of manslaughter and
arson reckless to endanger life at Leicester Crown Court after an eight
They were both sentenced to eight years in prison.
The conviction relates to an explosion at Kams King of the Grill in Narborough Road on Monday August 29, 2011.
body of Mr Fiaz Ahmed Ansari (40) was discovered in the building during
the site clearance following the explosion which destroyed the building
and damaged a number of neighbouring properties.
Inspector Mick Beattie, said: "This was a devastating incident, the
death of Mr Ansari will not only affect his family but two other
families will have to live with the consequences of the defendants'
"Mr Ansari had been working at the kebab shop as a chef
since October 2010. The business was suffering financial loss and the
motive behind the incident was to claim on the insurance.
"The actions of the defendants for whatever reason have resulted in the tragic loss of a life.
hope this conviction sends a clear message to those who believe they
can commit crime and profit from it, this was an extremely dangerous act
and one that they will have to live with for the rest of their lives."
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