Leicester man in court on murder charge
A 31-year-old man accused of murdering his wife has appeared before a crown court judge.
Yacoub Rezai, of Hand Avenue, Braunstone, Leicester, is charged with the murder of 23-year-old mother-of-two Raihana Rezayi.
Her body was discovered at 2.20pm on Tuesday, November 13 in a house in Hand Avenue.
The brief Leicester Crown Court hearing yesterday was translated into Farsi by an interpreter, who stood in the dock next to Rezai.
There was no application for bail.
Judge Michael Pert QC remanded Rezai back into custody until November 30, when a preliminary hearing is due to take place.