A man has appeared in court charged with the murders of his former partner and her mother.
Janbaz Tarin is accused of stabbing Khaola Saleem, 49, and Raneem Oudeh, 22, to death at their home in Solihull shortly after midnight on Monday.
The 21-year-old was remanded in custody by magistrates in Birmingham and ordered to appear before the city’s crown court on Tuesday.
The hearing lasted less than two minutes with Tarin – dressed in grey joggers and sweatshirt – speaking only to confirm his name, date of birth and home address in Evelyn Road, in Sparkhill, Birmingham, the BBC reports.
He was arrested in the city on Thursday, following an extensive manhunt by West Midlands Police.
Ms Oudeh, who had a two-year-old son, and Mrs Saleem, who had five other children, were both born in Syria.
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