Sunday 1 February 2015
Free Newspaper Asian News
The Asian Today Newspaper - Issue 194 Out Now View Issue 194 Online Now!
Register today for all the latest news from The Asian Today.
Where did you hear about us?
Get Your Free Copy of The Asian Today
YOUR FREE ASIAN COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER!
Use our store finder to find out where you can pick up your local copy of The Asian Today!
WANT TO ADVERTISE? 
Advertising in The Asian Today  is a great way to promote your business. Contact our advertising team:    
sales@theasiantoday.com
Call:  0121 314 2892


News - The Asian Today

Updated: 14:46, Wednesday May 9, 2012
        News Feed
Tribute paid to pregnant mum found stabbed to death
Saiba Khatoon ‘did not deserve to die in such terrible circumstances'
 
THE family of a pregnant woman who was found stabbed to death in her Rochdale home have paid tribute to her.
The body of mum-of-one Saiba Khatoon who was pregnant with her second child was discovered by police at her house on Darlington Road, Kirkholt just before midnight on Monday 7 May.
A post mortem examination concluded that the 26-year-old died from multiple stab wounds.
Greater Manchester Police said they were working to establish the circumstances surrounding Ms Khatoon’s death.
One of eight children, Ms Khatoon worked as a community support worker helping vulnerable adults and children with various disabilities.
Today her distraught family paid tribute to her saying “she did not deserve to die in such terrible circumstances.”
“Saiba married in 2003 and her son was born in 2005. She was always smiling, was a very happy person and loved practicing her faith,” the family said in a statement.
“She was pregnant with her second child and was looking forward to becoming a mother again. She planned to name her baby after her sister who had passed away from illness some six years earlier.
“Saiba is much loved and will always be remembered by her friends and family. We have lost the best mum in the world, the best daughter, sister and friend a person could ever have.
“She was one of the kindest people you would ever wish to know and always went out of her way to help others. She did not deserve to die in such terrible circumstances.
“The world was a better place with you in it and we will miss you terribly. Until we meet again, my mother, my daughter, my sister, my friend, rest in peace.”
Police are continuing to question a 30-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder shortly before 5am on Tuesday 8 May.
Detective Chief Inspector David Warren from the Major Incident Team said: “Our thoughts are with Saiba’s family and friends at this time, who are understandably distraught that their loved one has been taken from them in this way.
“We are in the early stages of the investigation and are working to establish the full circumstances of what has happened.
“I would like to reassure residents that we do not believe there is any danger to the wider community, as we believe this is an isolated incident. If any residents want to raise any concerns or pass on information I would encourage them to come and talk to us.”
Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 8531 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Comments

Latest Stories

Visit My Mosque
British Muslim Centres of Worship Open Doors to Public
Lying Cabbie Passed Speeding Points to Pal
Who Was Deported from UK Three Years Earlier
Mosaic’s West Midlands Network
Celebrate at Mid-Year Event
Racism On Birmingham University Grounds
Anti-Muslim Vandalism Found On Campus
Adil's Restaurant Recognised
Birmingham Balti House Praised By The New York Times
Gender-Selective Abortion Allegation
Private Criminal Case Launched Against Doctor
Disabled Forced Marriages
Conference Highlights Urgent Help
Jailed For Reckless Driving
Teen hits 81mph in 4x4, kills "extraordinary" grandfather
Female Genital Mutilation Sees Rise
1,500 Victims Treated In Local Hospital in Five Years
Father-of-three Jailed
3 Years for Supplying Class A Drugs

More News From The Asian Today


Entertainment

Asian Entertainment - Production Running at the National Theatre
30/01/2015
Stars Come Out for Dara's Opening Night
Tuesday night saw a host of celebrity guests attend the opening night of DARA, the Natio...
Asian Entertainment - Jatti ft Punjabi singer Harjit Harman
30/01/2015
Dj Dal Releases First Track from Remix Album
Internationally acclaimed DJ Dal releases his debut mixtape ‘In The Mix’...
Asian Entertainment - DJ Dips & Roach Killa
27/01/2015
Kaun Nachdi
The music master Dj Dips returns with a banger of a track entitled 'Kaun Nachdi'. This t...
Asian Entertainment - Marks New Era for Punjabi Movies
23/01/2015
Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe Music Launch
The humanitarian movie is all set to set the Punjabi box office register ringing on Janu...

Interviews

Asian Interviews - A Day In The Life Of The Football Coach
14/01/2015
Manisha Tailor
Meet Manisha Tailor: Teacher, Sports Personality, Football Coach From pimary school ...
Asian Interviews - Bollywood Star Talks to The Asian Today about 'Baby'
09/01/2015
Akshay Kumar
Baby’, a highly anticipated action thriller, sees Akshay reunited with director ...
Asian Interviews - Former Apprentice Turned CEO of One Investments Shares his Property Journey
07/01/2015
Zeeshaan Shah
Zeeshaan Shah has had a truly globetrotting career as a property expert, from London to ...
Asian Interviews - Multitalented Dancing Duo Talk to The Asian Today
19/12/2014
SonAash
After their recent win at the Asian Wedding Awards, Bollywood ,kathak and bharathnatyam ...

News

Asian News - Small Heath Attacks Are Not Religiously Motivated
16/01/2015
Not Race Related
Police in east Birmingham investigating attacks on businesses in Small Heath and Sparkbr...
Asian News - Students Raise Thousands for Charity
16/01/2015
Local Fundraising Drive
Generous Year 11 students from Hodge Hill College have raised over £2000 for natio...
Asian News - Patrols Increase in Small Heath
15/01/2015
“No Random Attack”
West Midlands Police have said that they believe attacks on shops owned by Muslims in Bi...
Asian News - Candlelit Vigil Honours Delhi Rape Victim
15/01/2015
In the Name of Justice
People from all backgrounds came together in Birmingham's Victoria Square for a candle-...

Sport

Asian Sport - Will Now Face Australia
30/01/2015
England Beat India To Reach Tr-Series Final
India's three-wicket loss to England cost them the spot in the final of the ODI Tri-seri...
Asian Sport - Pakistani Bowler Cleared to Play Domestic Cricket
29/01/2015
Amir’s Ban Cut By ICC
Pakistani bowler, Mohammad Amir has been cleared to play domestic cricket by the Internati...
Asian Sport - Birmingham City Council Offers Funding to Grassroots Project
27/01/2015
This Girl Can
Birmingham community organisations are being offered funding to help stage a city-wide c...
Asian Sport - Indian Captain Wants More Partnerships
22/01/2015
"Have Faith In Our Batsman"
India have had a rather inauspicious start to their tri-series, losing their first two g...