Bradford: Tariq Khan charged with murder and child destruction

16/06/2015

A 26-year-old man has been charged with killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child the CPS announced today.

The charges arise following an incident on 14 June at Bradford.

Argyro West, District Crown Prosecutor, Crown Prosecution Service Yorkshire and Humberside said: "The Crown Prosecution Service has been working closely with West Yorkshire Police in connection with this case.

"Having carefully considered all of the evidence presented to us, we have concluded that there is sufficient evidence and that it is in the public interest to charge Tariq Khan with murder and child destruction.

"Accordingly I have today authorised West Yorkshire Police to charge the defendant with these offences and he will first appear at Bradford Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

"This defendant has now been charged with serious criminal offences and has the right to a fair trial. It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings."