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Accused Abdul Hannan, Murshed Miah, Rasad Miah and Mohammad Islam due in court after body of Harjit Chaggar found in shop in Luton, Chatham

18 March 2014
by KentOnline reporter

Four men are due in court today accused over the death of a pensioner whose body was found in a Chatham shop.

The body of grandmother Harjit Chaggar was discovered in the basement of the Sani Globe store, in Luton Road, on September 14 last year.

She went missing on September 2 after last being seen in the Luton Arches area at about 4pm that day.
Harjit Chaggar was found dead in a shop in Chatham

Harjit Chaggar was found dead in a shop in Chatham

Abdul Hannan, 44, Murshed Miah, 38, and 28-year-old Mohammad Islam have all denied murdering the 69-year-old retired machinist, of Hillside Road, Chatham.

Rasad Miah, of Otway Street, Chatham, has denied preventing the lawful burial or cremation of a corpse.

A cordon outside Sani Globe food store in Luton Road

A cordon outside Sani Globe food store in Luton Road

Hannan, of Aldon Close, Maidstone, Mushed Miah; of Wheeler Street, Maidstone; and Islam, of Windmill Road, Gillingham, have all been remanded in custody.

Rasad Miah, 27, was granted bail conditional on residence, reporting twice a week to police and not contacting prosecution witnesses.

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