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Abdul Iqbal QC

Abdul Iqbal QC secures acquittal in gang-related conspiracy to murder

Abdul Iqbal QC has secured the acquittal after trial of DI who was alleged to have masterminded a revenge shooting to eliminate rival drug dealers. The defendant supposedly hired a hitman from West Yorkshire who shot the victim in the face at point blank range.

The defence successfully challenged each strand of the circumstantial evidence before Mr. Justice Bryan at Preston Crown Court during a three week trial leading to a unanimous acquittal.

Abdul Iqbal QC led Khalid Hussain and was instructed by Blackwells Solicitors of Keighley.

A report of the case can be found here:

Abdul Iqbal QC specialises in serious crime including homicide, terrorism, and serious fraud.

Contact Abdul’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Harrison Browne on 0113 213 5217


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