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Three men arrested following shooting in Sparkhill

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Police are investigating after a 22-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the shoulder on Braithwaite Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham at around 11.30pm last night.

Three men aged 25, 21 and 20 have been arrested in connection with the shooting.

The 22-year-old was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Police are asking anyone who has any information to contact them on 101.



Court hears ten-year-old boy began losing hair after being hit at Islamic school

Mohammed Siddique and his son Mohammed Waqar will be sentenced later. Credit: PA

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 charged over fatal Sparkbrook brawl

Three men have been charged in connection with a fight in Sparkbrook in July Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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.

Man due in court charged with murder in Sparkbrook

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 bailed over Birmingham murder

The men released on bail are not allowed to go into the city of Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central

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.

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