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Inquiry victory

Issue No. 1765

Inquiry victory

THE FAMILY of Zahid Mubarek, the Asian teenager murdered by a "psychopathic" and racist inmate at Feltham Young Offenders Institution, have won the latest round in their battle for a public inquiry into his killing. Robert Stewart shared his cell with 19 year old Zahid, who he battered to death with a table leg.

The high court ruled that home secretary David Blunkett has to have "an independent investigation into Zahid's death". "We are now one step nearer to the truth," said Zahid's uncle Mr Amin.


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Sat 8 Sep 2001, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1765
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