Sergey Lapshyn
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Ukrainian suspect's father reveals murder case 'shock'

The father of a Ukrainian man charged with the "terrorist-related" murder of an 82-year-old in Birmingham has said the news left him in "complete shock".

Postgraduate student Pavlo Lapshyn, 25, was arrested after Mohammed Saleem was stabbed as he walked home after prayers from a mosque on 29 April.

Speaking to the BBC in Ukraine, Sergey Lapshyn said he "didn't believe his son could kill".

The BBC's Moscow Correspondent Daniel Sandford reports.

  • 25 Jul 2013
  • From the section UK
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