Funeral for man attacked on night out in Sheffield

Anowar Tagabo
Anowar Tagabo
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A man who died after he was attacked on a night out in Sheffield is to be laid to rest at the weekend.

Anowar Tagabo, aged 25, visited Sheffield for a wedding on May 25 and went into the city centre later that night.

He was attacked on the corner of Carver Street and Division Street and was rushed to hospital with head injuries but could not be saved and died on June 3.

Anowar, originally from Sudan, was studying peace studies at the University of Bradford.

His family has organised for his funeral to be held at Lincoln Green Mosque, Cherry Row, Leeds, at 1.30pm on Saturday.

He is then to be buried at Whinmoor Cemetery, Thorner Lane, Leeds.

Anowar was captured on CCTV running along Carver Street with a pal, in an apparent attempt to avoid the rain, when he ended up involved in a confrontation with a group.

He was attacked by one member of the group and threats were made to Anowar’s friend, who ran off.

This week police appealed for taxi drivers working that night to come forward.

Nathan Lloyd Tomlinson, aged 23, of Haslam Crescent, Lowedges, has been charged with manslaughter.