Man charged after Birmingham mosque attacks

By Dayna Farrington | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

A man has been charged with religiously aggravated criminal damage after a series of attacks on five Birmingham mosques earlier this year.

One of the mosques in Birmingham which had its windows smashed

Windows of the mosques were smashed on the evening of March 20 into the morning of March 21.

The mosques attacked included Witton Islamic Centre, in Witton Road, Aston; Masjid Madrassa Faizul Islam, in the Broadway, Perry Barr; Al-Habib Trust, in Birchfield Road, Aston; Jamia Masjid Ghausia, in Albert Road, Aston; and Jam-E-Masjid Qiblah Hadhrat Sahib Gulhar Shareef in Slade Road, Erdington.

Arman Rezazadeh, 34, from Greenhill Road, in Handsworth, was detained under the Mental Health Act – but has now been deemed fit to charge and will appear before Birmingham Magistrates' Court on September 12.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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