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Arrests on suspicion of murder after fatal A46 collision

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder following a fatal collision on the A46 last month.

The men, aged 22 and 27, both of Leicester, currently remain in police custody.

The collision happened at around 1.30am on Friday 11 February on the A46 just before the Six Hills junction and involved a silver Skoda Fabia which left the carriageway.

Two men, Saqib Hussain, 21, and Mohammed Hashim Ijazuddin, 21, both from Banbury, Oxfordshire, who were inside the car were pronounced dead at the scene.

Following initial enquiries, two other cars were reported to have been travelling in the area at the same time of the collision.

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Three women and three men have previously been charged with murder in connection with the incident. Natasha Akhtar, 21, of Alum Rock Road, Birmingham; Ansreen Bukhari, 45, and Mahek Bukhari, 22, both of George Eardley Close, Stoke, Raees Jamal, 21, of Lingdale Close, Loughborough, Rekan Karwan, 28, of Tomlin Road, Leicester and Mohammed Patel, 20, of Braybrooke Road, Leicester, have all since been remanded into custody

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