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Murder suspect terror charge

A 25-year-old Ukrainian man has appeared in court charged with the "terrorist-related" murder of 75-year-old Mohammed Saleem in Birmingham.

Pavlo Lapshyn has also been charged in relation to explosions at three mosques in the West Midlands.

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Mohammed Saleem murder: Police praise community

We understand that these incidents have caused a great deal of anxiety and distress within local communities and I want to thank them for the way they have dealt with the developments and the assistance they have given my officers.

For the family who lost a beloved grandfather it has been a particularly difficult time and we will continue to support them.

– Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale, West Midlands Police

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