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Man confesses to Asad Shah murder

Asad Shah who was killed in March this year

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A 32-year-old man from Bradford has admitted killing a Glasgow shopkeep-er in a religiously motivated attack. Tanveer Ahmed stabbed Asad Shah outside his shop in the Shawlands area on March 24. He later died in hospital. The 40-year-old, who was an Ahmadiyya Muslim, was attacked after publishing hundreds of videos about his spiritual beliefs online. Ahmed, pleading guilty to the murder at a hearing at the High Court in Glasgow last Thursday (7), said Shah had “disrespected” Islam. He has been remanded in custody and will be sentenced on August 9. Judge Lady Rae said he would face a lengthy…

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