Second man charged with murder of soldier in London

LONDON (Reuters) - British police charged a second man on Saturday with the May 22 murder of Lee Rigby, a serving soldier, on a London street.

Michael Adebolajo, 28, was also charged with the attempted murder of two police officers and with possession of a firearm, a 9.4 mm revolver, with intent to cause others to believe that violence would be used.

Adebolajo was remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday, police said in a statement.

(Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; editing by Mike Collett-White)


Updated Date: Jun 02, 2013 01:15 AM

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