Man appears in court charged with the honour killing of Banaz Mahmod. U.K.

Wimbledon Guardian.. Tuesday 6th October 2009

A man accused of the murder of 20-year-old Mitcham woman Banaz Mahmod appeared in court today, following his extradition from Iraq.

Mohammed Saleh Ali, 27, was extradited this year to face charges of murder, conspiracy to murder and perverting the course of justice.

He appeared at the Old Bailey via videolink today, and was remanded in custody.

He is due before court again on December 21.

Mitcham resident Banaz Mahmod, 20, was killed in January 2006 after beginning a relationship with a man members of her family did not approve of.

Her dad and uncle were convicted of her murder the following year.

Thanks to R.E.A.L. for this story and more

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