Birmingham & Black Country

Three men charged over Sparkbrook disorder

Murder scene near Farm Road, Sparkbrook
Image caption One man died and others were injured in the violence around Stratford Road in July

Three men have appeared in court charged with attempted murder after an outbreak of violence in Birmingham.

Fazal Khan, 34, and Pierzada Khan, 32, both from Sparkbrook, and Asif Iqbal, 27, from Sparkhill, appeared at Birmingham Magistrates' Court.

The trio are also charged with conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent following an large-scale disorder in Sparkbrook in July.

They will next appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 10 September.

A total of 11 people have been arrested in connection with the disorder, on the evening of 2 July in Grantham Road and Farm Road. which saw one man stabbed to death and others injured.

Ikram Ullah Khan, 28, known as Ikram Elahi, was stabbed in the neck and later died.

Two other injured men were taken to hospital.

Four men have been charged with Mr Khan's murder.

West Midlands Police said two men arrested on suspicion of murder remain on police bail.

A further two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder are also on bail, they said.

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