A man has denied attempting to murder a police officer during a knife attack at a mosque in Birmingham.
Mohamoud Elmi is also charged with wounding and attempted murder against two fellow worshippers during an incident at a mosque in Ward End on 15 June.
The 32 year-old entered a plea of not guilty today at Birmingham Crown Court.
He was remanded back to a secure psychiatric unit.
The trial is expected to begin on 29 January next year.
A police officer who was stabbed protecting worshippers in a Birmingham mosque has described for the first time, the moment he was attacked.
PC Adam Koch says if it wasn't for their help, he wouldn't be alive today.
He was speaking publicly at an awards ceremony where he was being honoured for another, seperate act of bravery when he rescued a critically ill child. This is his story in his own words.
A policeman who was stabbed at a Birmingham Mosque has spoken for the first time since it happened.
PC Adam Koch says it will be a long time before he can get back to doing his job properly.
PC Koch was speaking at a special awards ceremony in Birmingham were he was honoured.
A police officer who was stabbed as he went to tackle a knifeman in a mosque says he owes a massive debt of thanks to worshippers who helped him overpower the attacker.
The officer who was wearing a stab proof vest has undergone surgery to his stomach and side after being attacked by a man with a commando style knife. Andy Bevan reports.
A West Midlands Police officer being hailed a hero for tackling a knifeman in a Birmingham mosque says he owes a 'massive debt of thanks' to worshippers who helped him overpower the man.
PC Adam Koch, 31, suffered multiple knife wounds when he confronted a man who had allegedly stabbed three members of the congregation at Madrassa Qasim Uloom mosque, Washwood Heath Road on the evening of 15th June.
The police officer injured following a stabbing at a mosque in Birmingham is to be discharged later today.