Burnley kidnap accused remanded in custody


A Burnley man accused with three others of kidnapping has been remanded in custody by magistrates in the Isle of Man.

Abdul Ahad (19), of Kent Street, Burnley, Muhammed Hammad Khan (24), of Jasmine Terrace in Bradford, Amman Sohail (22), of Roydscliffe Road, Bradford and Zishaan Amar Sharif (21), of St Michael’s Road, Bradford, were all remanded in custody and will reappear on December 2nd.

The four men are charged in relation to an incident alleged to have happened on October 31st.

Advocate Peter Taylor, acting for Mr Khan, and James Robinson, acting for Mr Sharif, both made unsuccessful bail applications on behalf of their clients.

No bail applications were made by Peter Russell, representing Mr Sohail or by Roger Kane, representing Mr Ahad. No pleas were taken. The men will reappear on December 23rd for committal.