Fifth suspect emerges in murder of Indian shopkeeper in UK

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Huddersfield (UK), Mar 11(ANI): A fifth man has been accused and charged with the murder of Indian shopkeeper Gurmail Singh, who was beaten to death during an alleged robbery at his store in Huddersfield, UK, on February 20.

Police said that 20-year-old Umare Aslam has been charged with Singh's murder and robbery, and will appear before Huddersfield Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Singh had died from head injuries after he was struck at least nine times with a weapon, believed to be a hammer in his shop last month, The Mirror reports.

Earlier, 20-year-old Muawaz Khalid and three 17-year-old boys were also charged with the murder of Singh and robbery, and were remanded in custody.

One of the accused, a 17-year-old student, who appeared at Huddersfield Youth Court had admitted of robbing Singh two days before he fatally attacked.

He was charged with robbing Mr Singh of cigarettes at his store on February 18. (ANI)

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