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Man charged with murder after mother stabbed to death in Bradford

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Man charged with murder after mother stabbed to death in Bradford

He will appear at Bradford Magistrates Court on Thursday

A man has been charged with the murder of a mother who was stabbed to death as she pushed her baby in a pram in a city centre.

Habibur Masum, 25, has been charged over the death Kulsuma Akter, 27, who was attacked in Bradford on Saturday, West Yorkshire Police said on Wednesday evening.

Masum, of Leamington Avenue, Burnley, has also been charged with possession of a bladed article.

He has been remanded into custody to appear at Bradford Magistrates Court on Thursday.

A 23-year-old man arrested in the Cheshire area on Monday on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released on bail, the force added.

Four other men were arrested in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, on suspicion of assisting an offender and drug offences. The men aged 23, 26, 28, and 29, from the West Midlands area, are currently in custody, police said.

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