Three charged over Birmingham riot deaths


Police recover Audi A3 they believe was involved in deaths

THREE men have been charged with murdering two Birmingham brothers and their friend who were hit by a car during nights of rioting in the city.

Shazad Ali, Abdul Musavir and Haroon Jahan all died after being hit by a car on Dudley Road in the early hours of Wednesday 10 August.

Adam King, 23, from Kings Norton, Birmingham, Joshua Donald, from Kelsall Croft, Ladywood, and a teenager, 17, who cannot be named from legal reasons have been charged with three counts of murder.

A further three people have been bailed pending further enquires – a 16-year-old, 27-year-old and a 32-year-old.

Meanwhile detectives have recovered another vehicle they believe was involved in the incident.

A black Audi A3 was recovered last night and is currently undergoing forensic examination by officers working on the triple murder investigation.

DCI Anthony Tagg from Force CID said: “We are now confident that we have recovered all three vehicles which we believe were involved in the murder in Dudley Road in the early hours of Wednesday 10 August.”

He added: Enquires are ongoing and we are still actively seeking a number of people in relation to the murder enquiry. We would appeal for anyone with information about the incident to contact us.”

A team of 70 detectives and 15 police staff are continuing to work on the investigation into the deaths of Shazad Ali, Abdul Musavir and Haroon Jahan in Winson Green.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0345 113 5000 or call Crimestoppers confidentially on 0800 555 111.


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