AN influencer, her mother and friend appeared in court today on murder charges after two men were killed in a car crash.
Detectives arrested TikTok star Mahek Bukhari, 22, along with Ansreen Bukhari, 45, and Natasha Akhtar, 21, following a car wreck early Friday.
Mahek Bukhari boasts more than 126,000 followers on TikTok and over 43,000 on Instagram.
She regularly shares moments about her life, including her outfits, makeup, and bags.
Mahek Bukhari and Ansreen Bukhari, both from Stoke, Staffs and Akhtar, from Birmingham, appeared at Leicester Magistrates Court charged with murder in connection with the 11 February smash.
Police say a gray Audi TT and a blue Seat Leon were also in the area at the time of the collision.
Officers have arrested a trio of women and two men from Leicester, aged 21 and 27, on suspicion of murder, both of which are in custody.
A 20-year-old man, also arrested on suspicion of murder, was released without further action.
Leicestershire Police said in a statement: “A homicide investigation has been launched following a road traffic collision on the A46 near the Six Hills intersection at around 1.35am on Friday.
“Two people are presumed dead at the scene.
“The investigation is at a very early stage and work is underway to ascertain for sure the circumstances of the collision and what happened in the previous few minutes.
“Detectives want to hear from anyone who saw three cars traveling in the area of Troon Road or Abbey Lane around 1.25am and on the A46 between Thurmaston Shopping Center and Hobby Horse Island.
“The cars – a silver Skoda Fabia, a gray Audi TT and a blue Seat Leon – were moving at a fast pace and work is underway to figure out the routes taken. “
Detective Chief Inspector Tony Yarwood added: “Whoever has been traveling in the area in the early hours and has any dash cam footage, we urge you to come forward.
“We are working to piece together the movements of all the cars involved and any footage of them will help with our investigation.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17655997/influencer-mum-pal-court-murder-charges-crash/ Influencer, 22, mother and friend, 21, appear in court charged with murder after two men were killed in a car crash