Man arrested over takeaway murder released on bail

Takeaway boss Tipu Sultan.
Takeaway boss Tipu Sultan.

A MAN has been bailed as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of Tipu Sultan.

On Sunday afternoon, April 12, officers arrested a 35-year-old Newcastle man on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

On Monday night he was bailed pending further enquiries.

Properties have also been searched in North Shields as part of the investigation.

The investigation into the murder of Tipu Sultan, which happened in Lake Avenue, South Shields, on Tuesday, April 7, is ongoing and detectives are continuing to urge anyone with any information that could help with enquiries to contact them on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 1255 07/04/15.

Information can also be passed anonymously by ringing Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.