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Man in court over Rochdale mosque Koran reader death

Jalal Uddin Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Jalal Uddin was found with serious head injuries in a play area and later died in hospital

A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a prominent member of a mosque died.

Jalal Uddin, 64, was found with head injuries in a children's play area in South Street, Rochdale, in Greater Manchester on 18 February.

The Jalalia Jaamé Mosque Koran reader died in hospital.

Mohammed Hussain Syeedy, 21, of Ramsay Street, Rochdale, was remanded by Bury magistrates to appear at Manchester Crown Court on Tuesday.

He has also been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

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Image caption Mr Uddin was found a few streets from the Jalalia Jaamé Mosque where he was a Koran reader

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