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The mother of Mikaeel Kular departed Edinburgh Sheriff Court in a prison van this evening after being charged with the murder of the three-year-old.
Rosdeep Adekoya was charged with murder and an attempt to defeat the ends of justice.
The 33-year-old made no plea or declaration during the brief private hearing and is next expected in court on January 28.
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has been remanded in custody and committed for further examination, an Edinburgh court has heard.
Rosdeep Adekoya is next expected to appear in court on January 28.
The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has been charged with murder, an Edinburgh court has heard.
Rosdeep Adekoya appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court this afternoon where she was also charged with an attempt to defeat the ends of justice.
There was a strong police presence at Edinburgh Sheriff Court this morning as Mikaeel Kular's mother was believed to have arrived after being charged in connection with the boy's death.
Rosdeep Kular, 33, will appear in court in Edinburgh today after being arrested and charged in connection with the death of her son, three-year-old Mikaeel Kular.
The mother of 3 year old Mikaeel Kular , whose disappearance led to a community-wide search will appear in court in Edinburgh tomorrow, charged in connection with his death.
Rosdeep Kular was arrested after her son's body was found in Kirkcaldy.
ITV News Scotland correspondent Debi Edward sent this report:
Mikaeel Kular's aunt, Pandeep Kular, has spoken of her "devastation" over the death of her three-year-old nephew.
The 37-year-old sobbed as she told the Sunday People: "We're devastated. I'm with the kids."
She added: "I'm just with my family in the house. That's all I can say. We've just lost him."
Dr Bangarpet Krishnaswamy, who is married to Mikaeel's grandmother, gave an emotional tribute to those who helped search for the little boy, the Sunday Mirror said.
He said: "I would like to thank all the public and the police for the search, which sadly turned out to be a futile."
Members of the public who have any information relating to the death of Mikaeel Kular have been asked to contact Police Scotland.
ITV News understands that the 33-year-old woman charged in connection with the disappearance of Mikaeel Kular is the three-year-old's mother, Rosdeep Kular.
She is expected to appear in Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Monday following the formal identification of the boy's body.
Mikaeel's remains were found in Kircaldy, Fife, shortly before midnight on Friday.
More than 200 volunteers were involved in the search for three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, and 500 calls were made to police following the boy's disappearance on Wednesday, Assistant Chief Constable Malcolm Graham told a news conference.
He confirmed a 33-year-old woman has been charged in the case following the discovery of a body in Fife shortly before midnight on Friday.