Pair bailed in probe into alleged threats against Yorkshire Labour MP Naz Shah

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Two people arrested in connection with alleged threats against Labour MP Naz Shah have been bailed.

West Yorkshire Police said a 37-year-old man was detained on Wednesday following the arrest of a 32-year-old woman on Tuesday.

A spokesman said: “The 32-year-old woman and 37-year-old man arrested in connection to alleged threats made against Bradford MP Naz Shah have now been bailed pending further police inquiries.”

Earlier this week Bradford West MP Ms Shah announced she was looking into the death of one of her constituents amid claims she may have been the victim of a so-called honour killing.

Samia Shahid, 28, from Bradford, died last week while visiting relatives in northern Punjab, and West Yorkshire Police said detectives were working with the “relevant authorities” to establish the cause of death.

Officers in Pakistan have said they are looking into whether Mrs Shahid was murdered.

Ms Shah was suspended from the Labour Party in April over anti-Semitic posts on social media, but was readmitted in early July.