Three in court over body in boot death

Three people, including two teenagers, are due in court charged in connection with the death of a music shop owner whose body was found in his car boot in Birmingham.

The body of Tanveer Iqbal, 33, was found in the boot of his Renault Clio on Portland Road in Edgbaston on 1 February.

  • Gul Nawaz, 43 of Arundle Way, Stoke-on-Trent was arrested yesterday and later charged with his murder.

  • A 16-year-old boy from Birmingham, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with the same offence.

  • A 17-year-old girl, who was arrested yesterday at an address in Birmingham, has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

All three will appear at Birmingham Magistrates court today.

Mr Iqbal's body was discovered in his Renault Clio on Portland Road in Edgbaston earlier this month. Credit: BPM

Zatoon Bibi, 36, of Roway Lane, Oldbury, was charged with Mr Iqbal’s murder earlier this month and is due to appear before Birmingham Crown Court on 22 April.

Investigations are continuing into the death of Mr Iqbal, West Midlands Police said.