Update: Newport Murder Investigation – Two Further Charges

Update: Newport Murder Investigation – Two Further Charges


Sunday 15th Dec 2019


As part of the ongoing murder investigation into the death of Shafiul Islam, aged 22, from the Shaftesbury area of Newport, officers have charged a further two people today. (Friday 22nd November 2019).

A 32-year-old man from Newport and a 40-year-old man from Cardiff have been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit robbery.

They have been remanded into custody and will appear at Newport Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning.

Mr Islam’s family continue to be supported and updated by family liaison officers.