Akhtar Javeed shooting: Murder accused pair appear in court
Two men have appeared in court charged with killing a business owner during an armed raid at his warehouse.
Suraj Mistry, 26, and Lemar Wali, 18, are accused of murdering Akhtar Javeed in Digbeth, Birmingham on 3 February.
The pair also faced charges of attempted robbery and possession of a handgun when they appeared before magistrates in Birmingham.
Both men were remanded in custody to appear at the city's crown court on Wednesday.
Mr Javeed, 56, from east London, was shot dead outside Direct Source 3 Ltd, in Digbeth, on the evening of 3 February.
Mr Mistry, of Laundon Way, Leicester, and Mr Wali, of Osmaston Park Road, Derby, were charged on Sunday, West Midlands Police said.
A 19-year-old woman who was arrested in Leicester on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail pending further inquires, a statement from West Midlands Police said.
A 50-year-old man from Hodge Hill was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery, police said.
Det Ch Insp Martin Slevin said: "I continue to appeal to people to come forward, I firmly believe that someone out there may still have information that could help our investigation and I am urging them to call me or one of my team."