West Midlands Police are appealing for information after a vulnerable man from Sparkbrook, who has dementia, went missing.
68-year-old Abdulla Shirwa was last seen at 4pm yesterday (7 March).
The man was found with serious injuries in the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham before later being pronounced dead at the scene.Read the full story ›
One of the victims was knifed seriously in the neck after disorder broke out on Stoney Lane, in Sparkbrook, just before 6.30pm last night.Read the full story ›
Police have released details of a man they want to trace in connection with a large scale disorder in Sparkbrook last year where a man died.Read the full story ›
A court has heard how a ten year old boy started losing his hair after he was beaten by his teachers at an Islamic school because he wasn't reading the Koran properly.
Mohammed Siddique, who's 60 and his 24 year old son Mohammed Waqar, have admitted child cruelty.
Birmingham Crown Court heard that they both hit a ten year old pupil with a stick, once on the back of his legs and on another occasion they slapped him.
The boy said he was hit as a form of punishment if he misbehaved or didn't do his work properly.
He said he was hit on the back of his hand if he didn't read from the Koran properly during lessons at the Sparkbrook Islamic Centre attached to the Jamia Masjid Mosque in Birmingham .
The men will be sentenced this afternoon.
Three men have been charged in connection with a brawl in Sparkbrook in which a man died.
Fazal Khan, 34, and Pierzada Khan, 32, both from Sparkbrook and security guard Asif Iqbal, 27, from Sparkhill have been charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.
Ikram Elahi, aged 28, died from a stab wound to the neck after the fight broke out in Grantham Road, Sparkbrook, on July 2. Two others were taken to hospital.
Several men have been charged with murder and are currently awaiting trial.
Naweed Bashardost to appear before city magistrates today charged with the murder of Ikram Ullah Khan in Sparkbrook. http://t.co/hGkBQKHh7Q
A 22-year-old man from Birmingham will appear before magistrates today charged with the murder of a man in Sparkbrook.
Ikram Ullah Khan, who was 28, died from a stab wound to the neck last Wednesday evening.
Four more people have been bailed after a young father was murdered in Birmingham.
Ikram Elahi, aged 28, died from a stab wound to the neck after a fight broke out in front of crowds in Grantham Road on Wednesday night.
The men aged 30, 31, 32 and 34 were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and violent disorder.
As part of their bail conditions, the men are not allowed to enter the city of Birmingham.
Two other men arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday are due to be questioned once they have been declared medically fit.
Four other men in their 20s have also been bailed.
Eight men have been bailed while inquiries continue into a violent brawl in Birmingham which ended with the murder of a young father.
Ikram Elahi, aged 28, died from a stab wound to the neck after a fight broke out in Grantham Road, Sparkbrook, on Wednesday night.
Four of the men had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and violent disorder. They were released under strict conditions, including a ban on entering the city.
Another four men, aged between 24 and 27, were arrested on Thursday on suspicion of violent disorder and also bailed overnight.
Two other men, aged 22 and 25, have been arrested on suspicion of murder but have not yet been questioned as they are receiving medical treatment. They will be quizzed by officers once they have been declared fit.
Six more men have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of a man who was stabbed in front of hundreds of people in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, on Wednesday evening.
The man who died has been formally named as Ikram Ullah Khan, 28.
Grantham Road and Farm Road remain cordoned off whilst thorough forensic examinations of the scene continue.
Two other men are still in hospital. A 22 year-old is being treated for a gunshot wound while a 25 year-old men remains in a critical condition after being slashed.
Four men, aged 30, 31, 32 and 34, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Two other men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The men, aged 22 and 25, are currently receiving medical attention but will be questioned when declared medically fit.