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4 teenagers charged for murder of elderly Indian in the UK

Four British teenagers have been charged with the brutal murder of 67-year-old India-born careworker Ekram ul Haque and assault of two other elderly persons in racial attacks in London.

india Updated: Sep 09, 2009 19:38 IST

Four British teenagers have been charged with the brutal murder of 67-year-old India-born careworker Ekram ul Haque and assault of two other elderly persons in racial attacks in London.

While, three boys, aged 12, 14 and 15 appeared before the Croydon Youth Court on September 5, another 14-year-old boy appeared before the court last evening, the Metropolitan Police said on Wednesday.

Kolkata-born Haque was brutally attacked by the group outside the Idara-e-Jafferiya mosque in church lane Tooting on August 31, two pensioners, a man and a woman, were attacked in Tooting on August 26.

Haque succumbed to his injuries on Monday evening.

Police have launched a murder investigation following the racial attack.

All the four have been remanded in custody to reappear at Sutton Youth court on October 6.