An A 51-year-old Indian-origin man, Avtar Singh, has been arrested in Germany in connection with a restaurant war murder case, involving Indian and Pakistani eateries, in Scotland over 24 years ago.
The man was arrested for a murder of a man of Pakistani-origin, named Ansar Shah on 4, October 1993. In the attack there were two men who were severely injured and were treated in hospital. The accused was reportedly working a waiter in the Jewel in the Crown restaurant in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.
The victim was the owner of Armaan Brasserie which was since been renamed as Ayr India, was stabbed to death outside the eatery when a group of Pakistanis and Indians clashed.
Importantly, the unsolved murder case was being re-examined by specialist cold case detectives in the UK since May, 2017. Detective Chief Inspector Mark Bell of Police Scotland Homicide Governance Review said, "Police Scotland is committed to pursuing those persons who are allegedly responsible for the gravest of crimes.” "It is anticipated that proceedings to return the man to Scottish jurisdiction will take place in due course," a Police further said in a statement in Scotland.