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7 Aug 2019

Arsonist jailed for life following extradition from Pakistan

North of England Correspondent

A man who murdered five children and three adults in a house fire 17 years ago has finally been jailed.

Shahid Mohammed fled the country while on bail and was only extradited from Pakistan last year.

Today he was sentenced to at least 23 years for the attack that killed eight members of the Chisti family in Huddersfield, the judge paid emotional tribute to those that survived the fire.