gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Friday October 31st


Huq Sentencing Set For Monday
Friday Mar 21, 2014 12:53pm
Steuben County Courthouse • Angola, IN

By: Jim Measel

(ANGOLA) - A man who was on the run for over two decades following the stabbing death of another man in Hamilton is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday afternoon in Steuben Superior Court. 47-year-old Mahfuz Huq entered a guilty plea to an amended Class A felony count of voluntary manslaughter last November 22nd in Steuben Superior Court as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors. The sentencing date was moved up from April 4th because Judge William Fee was not going to be in the court office on that day. Huq was originally charged with murder in connection with the August 1989 stabbing death of Todd Kelley in Hamilton. That count along with all other charges against Huq will be dismissed if Judge William Fee accepts the plea agreement. A Class A felony in Indiana carries a sentence of between 20 and 50 years. The executed sentence would be capped at 40 years under terms of the plea agreement. The defense would be allowed to argue for what they feel would be an appropriate sentence. Huq testified last November that he and Kelley got into a fight on August 9th, 1989 over a woman the two had been dating. He said he took a knife from Kelley and that both of them were stabbed during the fight. That testimony angered Kelley's family. Kelley's sister Shannon told WPTA-TV that they were not going to stand by and let Huq "drag her brothers name through the mud". She added that Huq piecemealed a story together to fit the new charge. Huq was arrested in New Dehli, India in February 2011 and brought back to the United States last July.

Courtesy Steuben County Sheriffs Department
(10-31-2014) • Sturgis Police Investigating Officer Following Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-31-2014) • LaGrange County 4-H enrollment begins Saturday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(10-31-2014) • Cameron Woods Celebrating 15 Years Next Week
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(10-31-2014) • Weapons Taken In LaGrange County Burglary
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(10-31-2014) • Former PBS39 Finance Manager Enters Guilty Plea
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: U.S. District Court
(10-30-2014) • Miller And Moroz Talk About Political Grid Lock
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-30-2014) • Grant Will Aid In Sturgis Business Expansion
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-30-2014) • Belote Says Bond Proposals Thought Out
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI
(10-30-2014) • Upton Working To Bring Jobs To SW Michigan
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-30-2014) • Upton Shares About 21st Century Cures
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-30-2014) • Belote Talks About Bronson Bonding Proposals
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI
(10-30-2014) • Bank Finds Fake Bill
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-30-2014) • Steuben County REMC Makes Donation To Hunger Relief
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(10-30-2014) • Peace Lutheran Church Collection Site For Operation Christmas Child
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN
(10-30-2014) • Trine Criminal Justice Students Capture More Awards
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Trine University • Angola, IN
(10-30-2014) • Steuben County 4-H Sign Up Starts Saturday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(10-30-2014) • APD Issues Warning On Publishers Clearing House Scam
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(10-29-2014) • Candidates Talk About Roads
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: WBET Radio • Sturgis, MI
(10-29-2014) • Steuben And Branch County Officials Meet On Orland Toll Road Exit
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater City Hall • Coldwater, MI
(10-29-2014) • SCCF To Use Online Scholarship Program Again
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(10-29-2014) • Three Convicted Sex Offenders Booked For Not Registering
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Jail • Angola, IN
(10-29-2014) • Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson heads 2015 Blue Gate lineup
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(10-29-2014) • Fairview Boulevard reconstruction meeting Nov. 10
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kendallville Event Center • Kendallville, IN
(10-29-2014) • Draft Of I-69/US 20 Plan Presented
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola City Hall • Angola, IN
(10-28-2014) • State House Candidates To Participate In Forum
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-28-2014) • Safety Town Hosting Halloween Event
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-28-2014) • 13-Year-Old Girl Held In Fire At Her Barbee Lake Home
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Barbee Lake
(10-28-2014) • Man attacks woman at home near Howe
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Howe, IN
(10-28-2014) • Pot Operation Found In Burning Branch County Home
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 1235 Bidwell Road, Butler Township
(10-28-2014) • Husband Charged In Wife's Fatal Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(10-28-2014) • Angola Man Gets 12 Year Sentence In Meth Case
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Courthouse • Angola, IN
(10-27-2014) • City Hires Company For Parking Lot Master Plan
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-27-2014) • Nominations Being Taken For Oster Award
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(10-27-2014) • eRecording Available In St. Joseph County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(10-27-2014) • Compliance Checks Performed
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI






pfc

businesses