Police: Pavlo Lapshyn a 'dangerous and evil man'

Ukrainian student Pavlo Lapshyn is a "dangerous and evil man" who wanted to create a "race war", West Midlands' Assistant Chief Constable Marcus Beale said outside the Old Bailey.

He added that the community was "safer with Lapshyn behind bars".


Racist student admits murder

Ukrainian postgraduate student Pavlo Lapshyn, 25, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to the murder of 82-year-old grandfather Mohammed Saleem in Birmingham in April and plotting to cause explosions near mosques in the West Midlands.