Aya Hachem’s killers: Men guilty of murder and woman of manslaughter


These are the faces of the eight people found guilty today of the killing of Blackburn law student Aya Hachem.

The seven men were today convicted of the murder of Aya, 19, and the attempted murder of the intended target, Pacha Khan, then 30, also from Blackburn, following a twelve-week trial at Preston Crown Court.

A woman – Judy Chapman – was found guilty of Aya’s manslaughter but not guilty of the attempted murder of Pacha Khan.

Each of the defendants were convicted for their distinct roles in the shooting.

Feroz Suleman, 40, of Shear Brow, Blackburn instigated and organised the hit.

Feroz Suleman

Abubakr Satia, 32, of Oxford Close, Blackburn sourced the Avensis used in the shooting and was also involved in buying petrol afterwards to burn out the car, however, this did not go ahead.

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Abubakr Satia

Kashif Manzoor, 26, of Shakeshaft Street, Blackburn was responsible for ensuring the Avensis used to transport the shooter was running on the day of the incident.

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Kashif Manzoor

Judy Chapman, 26, of St Hubert’s Road, Great Harwood, drove the gunman and driver from Bolton to the Avensis on Wellington Road, Blackburn and collected them afterwards in the afternoon of the shooting.

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Judy Chapman

Uthman Satia, 29, of St Hubert’s Road, Great Harwood – Judy Chapman’s partner – was also responsible for transporting the gunman and driver to and from the Avensis on Wellington Road as Chapman’s front seat passenger.

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Uthman Satia

Ayaz Hussain, 35, of Calgary Avenue, Blackburn was the link between the Lancashire offenders and Zamir Raja and Anthony Ennis, based in Manchester. He played a key role in organising and orchestrating the shooting and was in company of Abubakr Satia when the petrol to burn out the Avensis was bought.

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Ayaz Hussain

Zamir Raja, 33, of Davyhulme Road, Stretford, Manchester was responsible for sourcing and transporting the firearm used in the shooting, as well as firing the shots.

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Zamir Raja

Anthony Ennis, 31, of Grasmere Court, Partington drove the Avensis carrying the gunman during the shooting.

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Anthony Ennis

READ: Seven men found guilty of murdering Blackburn student Aya Hachem

The seven men will be sentenced on Thursday, August 5th. Chapman will be sentenced at a date to be confirmed in October.

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