Life sentence for racist murder

Racist Pavlo Lapshyn who admitted murdering a grandfather from Birmingham and planting bombs near mosques in the West Midlands has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 40 years.

View all 50 updates ›

Lapshyn 'was planning further attacks on Muslims'

Prosecutors have begun outlining the case against racist murderer Pavlo Lapshyn as the court prepares to sentence him for killing pensioner Mohammed Saleem and setting off bombs near mosques in the Midlands.

Peter Wright QC told the Old Bailey that dozens of video files and pictures containing neo-Nazi material were found on Lapshyn's work computer.

Police also found evidence he was planning further explosions aimed at Muslims, he said.

More on this story