Muslim shopkeeper Asad Shah had ‘disrespected Islam’ according to Mohammedan who admits his murder

A Muslim taxi driver drove from Yorkshire to Glasgow and murdered a shopkeeper because he claimed he disrespected the Prophet Muhammad and his faith, a court has heard.

Asad Shah, 40, who ran a convenience store in the city’s Shawlands area, died following the attack by 32-year-old Tanveer Ahmed on March 24 this year.

At the High Court in Glasgow, Ahmed, from Bradford in West Yorkshire, admitted murdering Mr Shah.