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Abdul Iqbal QC Secures Acquittal in M62 Motorway Fatal Police Shooting Trial.

Abdul Iqbal QC has secured the unanimous acquittal after trial of RA who was charged with conspiracy to possess firearms and ammunition with intent to endanger life.

The trial before Turner J. related to events on 2nd January 2017 when armed West Yorkshire Police Officers shot dead Yasser Yaqub at the Ainley Top junction of the M62.

The case involved complex legal argument about disclosure of police intelligence that led to the armed police response leading to the death of Yasser Yaqub.

The case also involved complex disclosure, hearsay, bad character, and cross-admissibility considerations.

Abdul Iqbal QC regularly represents professionals charged with criminal and regulatory offences before the courts and/or their professional regulatory bodies.

Abdul Iqbal QC led Mr Fuad Arshad. They were instructed by Aziz Khan (Solicitor) of Messrs Harris Solicitors, Bradford.

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