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Indian-origin man charged with murder in UK

Monday, 5 May 2014 - 8:00pm IST | Agency: PTI

A 48-year-old Indian-origin man has been charged with the murder of a British national, whose body was found in his flat.

Surjit Singh Sidhu from Huddersfield in Britain's West Yorkshire was arrested on Friday and subsequently charged with the murder of Martin Ackroyd, also 48.

The victim is believed to have lived at the flat for four months, the Huddersfield daily Examiner reported today.

Police were called to a flat in Newsome shortly after midday on Friday where they discovered the body.

Later, a 30-year-old woman was also arrested in connection with the case but was released on bail, the report said

Sidhu appeared before the Bradford Magistrate's court this morning. 

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