Pavlo Lapshyn appeared in court charged with murdering Mohammed Saleem and also on the following terrorism charges:
- carrying out a series of acts with the intention to commit acts of terrorism between April 24 and July 18, related to three separate explosions in Walsall, Wolverhampton and Tipton
- two separate offences of unlawfully and maliciously causing an explosion with the intent to danger life or cause serious injury to a person or property on June 21 and July 12, following the explosions in Walsall and Tipton respectively
Wearing a black round-neck top with short-cropped hair Lapshyn spoke only to confirm his name and date of birth and to ask to speak to his lawyer during the 10-minute hearing,
He was remanded in custody and will next appear at a bail hearing at the Old Bailey on July 25.
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