Anglezarke murder: fifth man arrested

Victim Umair Wasseem

Victim Umair Wasseem

First published in Rivington

A fifth man has been arrested today in connection with the murder of Bolton man Umair Wasseem at a car park at Anglezarke.

The body of the 22-year-old was found in a car park off Moor Road, Anglezarke, near Chorley, shortly before 10am on Monday, February 2.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. He remains in police custody.

Three men, Faisal Aslam, 23, of Clarendon Road, Whalley Range, Aroon Asad 20, of Vaughan Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, and Asim Khan, 27, of Devon Street, Farnworth, have all been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

A 19-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery has been bailed until November 2 pending further inquiries.

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