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Azhar Ali Mehmood

 


Name:

Azhar Ali Mehmood

AKA:

 

D.O.B.

1975
Kill Total: 3

Kill date:

August 2000

Kill Place:

Telford

Status:

Married

Occupation:

Taxi Driver

Victim:

Lucy Lowe 16,             Sarah Lowe 17,

Eileen Lowe 49

 


 

Court:

Stafford Crown Court

Judge:

Mr Justice Hughes

Prosecution:

Adrian Redgrave QC

Defence:

 

 


 


 

 

 

FACTFILE

Jealous and possessive, Mehmood and his girlfriend Lucy would argue a lot.

5th August 2000, Mehmood poured petrol in the living room and kitchen, and set fire to the house while the rest of the family were asleep upstairs.

He claimed we was awoken by the smoker alarm going off, he climbed out of a rear window.

 

CCTV  from a nearby petrol station near the house  showed Mehmood's black cab on the forecourt at 3:20am.

Timings from the emergency services showed that a neighbour, who called the fire brigade at 3:30am saw Mehmood standing outside the blazing house.

 

 

Thursday 128th October 2001, A jury at Stafford Crown Court took three-and-a-half hours to find Azhar Ali Mehmood, guilty of the murders of his girlfriend Lucy Lowe, her  sister Sarah Lowe, and their mother Eileen Lowe.

Mehmood's baby daughter Tazneem was inside at the time of the fire, but was rescued

Mehmood was also convicted of the attempted murder of George Lowe, the teenagers' father, who escaped the fire by climbing out a bedroom window, but was unable to save his family.

 

He was given 4 life sentences.

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