Pair charged with prison murder appear in court

Subhan Anwar
Subhan Anwar

Two prisoners charged with the murder of a jailed child killer have appeared in court.

Gary David Smith, 47, and Lee William Newell, 44, have been charged with the murder Subhan Anwar at Long Lartin Prison in Worcestershire on Thursday.

Anwar, 25, was jailed for the murder of Sanam Navsarka in 2008.

Two-year-old Sanam, was tortured by Anwar and her mother, Zahbeen Navsarka, who grew up in Dewsbury. She had 107 separate injuries on her body, all four limbs broken and fractures to both forearms and thigh bones.

Anwar, who previously lived in Batley, lived with Sanam and her mother in Sheepridge at the time of her death.

He was jailed for 28 years following a trial in 2009.