Man arrested over murder of Birmingham businessman Akhtar Javeed


A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a company director who was shot in the neck during an armed raid.

West Midlands Police said the suspect was detained at a property in Leicester on Friday night by detectives investigating the death of Birmingham businessman Akhtar Javeed.

A police spokesman said a 19-year-old woman had been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, while an 18-year-old man arrested in Derby on Thursday remains in custody.