A defendant in a trial linked to the fatal police shooting of Yassar Yaqub has told a jury that he did not know Meggy – but had heard of him.

Giving evidence on day four of the trial, Dewsbury-born Mohsin Amin, 32, now of Manchester, was asked if he knew Mohammed Nisar Khan, sometimes referred to as Meggy.

Amin, who the court earlier heard was driving the car in which Yassar Yaqub was the passenger, said he did not know Meggy but he had heard of him. He said Meggy was "well-known" in the Bradford area but he had not met him until January 2 – the day of the fatal shooting.

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 Amin said he knew of Yassar Yaqub for four or five years and had his number from a night out in 2016.

They were in contact over Snapchat. Amin is single and lives with his parents and works at the family off licence. He attended Mirfield Grammar School.

Amin, who attended Mirfield Grammar School, is among three men who stand accused of conspiracy to possess firearms and ammunition with intent to endanger life.

Earlier in the trial, the final seconds before Yassar Yaqub was shot dead by a police firearms officer shortly after leaving Bradford were relayed to the jury.

Yassar Yaqub was killed after three bullets went through the windscreen of the white Audi A4 he was the front seat passenger in.

Mr Yaqub and Amin were stopped by the police on the M62 slip road at junction 24, Ainley Top, near Huddersfield, at 6.05pm on January 2, 2017.

The Audi was travelling in convoy with a white VW Scirocco containing Rexhino Arapaj and David Butlin, the court has heard.

Butlin, 39, of Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, and Arapaj, 28, of Thornlea Road, Huddersfield, are also on trial and plead not guilty.

Minutes before the fatal shooting, the vehicles were parked near the Café de Akbar in Leeds Road, Bradford, while Amin and Mr Yakub had a meal.

Earlier, the trial heard how Mr Yaqub and the three defendants were at Cedar Court Hotel at Ainley Top before driving to Cafe de Akbar.

Mr Moulson QC said Mr Yaqub and Amin went into the cafe, while Arapaj and Butlin parked on Albert Place.

The jury was told the pair dined in the cafe for over an hour with Mohammed Nisar Khan and Kashif Tahir.

CCTV footage of Mr Yaqub and Amin in the café was played in the courtroom, along with footage showing the Audi and the Scirocco driving on the streets outside.

The trial continues.