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‘Snapchat Queen’ who plotted boyfriend’s death, posted video of him dying found guilty

July 26, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
‘Snapchat Queen’ who plotted boyfriend’s death, posted video of him dying found guilty

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A “Snapchat Queen” who had her boyfriend murdered and posted a video of him bleeding to death on Snapchat now faces years in prison after a court in the U.K. found her guilty of manslaughter.

Fatima Khan uploaded the footage of dying 18-year-old Khalid Safi with a caption that said: “That’s what happens when you f–k with me.”

The 21-year-old who is known as “The Snapchat Queen” by her own attorney, was addicted to the app and loved showing off to her friends on it.

Before Safi was killed, Fatima posted videos bragging about her extravagant vacation in Qatar while ignoring his texts, the New York Post reported.

She also called him a “lowlife” before she recruited Raza Khan,19, who was rivaling her affection, to attack Safi outside of a coffee shop in London.

Fatima locked herself in the bathroom of the shop to make sure the victim was at the scene until Khan arrived.

Raza then stabbed a knife into the victim’s heart. Safi was an Afghani refugee who spent time in the Calais, France, “Jungle” before he moved to the UK five years ago.

Fatima rejected the accusations that she planned the attack and said that she made the “disgusting” choice to record Safi dying because he had previously assaulted her.

Fatima was cleared of murder but was found guilty of manslaughter after a jury of seven women and four men deliberated for 18 hours. Raza is still being sought after by authorities.

Fatima sobbed in the dock and held her hand to her mouth as she looked up shaking her head at the public gallery. Judge Michael Topolksi ordered her into custody before her July 30th sentencing.

Fatima was in a relationship with Safi for approximately two years before his tragic death.

She had also dated Raza in 2013 and a dispute between the two men ended with Raza stabbing Safi in the shoulder.

Prosecutor Kate Bex said Fatima and Safi’s relationship was “clearly coming to a head” in the week before his slaying.

Safi purchased her a watch as a present but when he showed up at her home, she tossed the gift at him out of the window.

Last December, Fatima met up with Safi after finishing work at Vigilant Security.

The two were recorded on CCTV walking around, at one point walking into a gym before they headed to a pedestrian section outside a coffee shop.

A video on her phone during their journey showed Fatima referred to Safi as a lowlife and ordering him to stop crying.

When Raza arrived, he seemed to “know exactly where he was going” and approached Safi, who was armed with a screwdriver.

CCTV cameras caught the two fighting for 15 seconds before Safi fell to the ground with a fatal stab injury to the heart.

Fatima made no attempts to help him during or after the altercation.

“Instead, she returned to the scene after Khan inflicted the fatal wound and videoed Safi as he lay dying in a pool of his blood on the pavement,” Bex stated.

Fatima was also contacted a friend to pick her up, saying: “Where the f–k are you? You need to hurry the f–k up. Everything’s f–ked.” Fatima told jurors that she had asked Raza for a loan of a few hundred dollars because she overdrew her account.

She said she freaked out when Raza arrived and the fight erupted and walked off.

When questioned why she recorded Safi bleeding on the ground, she said: “It is shameful. It’s disgusting. It wasn’t directed at Khalid – the message wasn’t for him.”

“I was tired of it, getting assaulted and him punching me again. I wrote that so that people didn’t try to assault or harass me.”

Her attorney, Kerim Fuad, told the court: “She may be Ilford’s Snapchat Queen. I do not say that to make light, but she is another example of a youngster who lives through the prism of Snapchat.”

“You think she sees more of life through her phone than her eyes.”

Bex told the jury: ‘The prosecution is that she willingly and knowingly entered into a joint enterprise with Khan to cause serious injury to Khalid Safi and that her role was essential to the success of the plan.”

“She told Khan where to find Khalid Safi and she ensured Safi was still there by the time Khan traveled to the scene.”

The independent charity Crimestoppers are offering a $6,500 reward for any details leading to the whereabouts of Raza Khan.

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