Dale Cregan: Three charged with aiding murderer

THREE people have been charged with assisting police killer Dale Cregan and others while they were on the run.

Dale Cregan was found guilty of four counts of murder. Picture: PA

Marvin Herbert, 41, was arrested in the Costa del Sol area of Spain and extradited to the UK on Thursday.

He was charged yesterday at Manchester City Magistrates’ Court with conspiracy to assist an offender.

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Herbert, who was born in Liverpool and has lived in the London area, was remanded in custody and will appear at Manchester Crown Court on October 18.

Raj Mohammed Khan, 41, of Bradford, and Patricia Kelly, 55, of Droylsden, Greater Manchester were charged with the same offence yesterday.

They will appear in custody at Manchester Magistrates’ Court today.

The charges relate to the period between August 10 and September 17 last year when Cregan, Anthony Wilkinson and Jermaine Ward were wanted by police.

One-eyed gangster Cregan was given a whole-life sentence earlier this year for the murders of Pc Nicola Hughes and Pc Fiona Bone and father-and-son David and Mark Short.