Ehsan Hussain charged after disorder at Ramadan market on Coventry Road in Birmingham

West Midlands police has announced that it has charged Ehsan Hussain following disorder at a Ramadan market on Coventry Road
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A 23 year-old man has been charged by police after disorder broke out at a Ramadan market in Small Heath, Birmingham, on Saturday night (April 15).

Ehsan Hussain has been charged with causing public nuisance and improper use of a communications network. He was remanded and appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court yesterday (Wednesday, April 19).

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On Saturday night, officers worked on a joint operation with Birmingham City Council tackling illegal street trading in Coventry Road in Small Heath. However disorder broke out resulting in missiles being thrown and vehicles being damaged.

West Midlands Police said: “We arrested two 16-year-old boys and a 42-year-old man for violent disorder, they have been bailed with strict conditions, including not to go to Coventry Road. We are still investigating the disorder and looking into further lines of enquiry to identify further offenders.

“Neighbourhood officers are aware of these conditions and we are continuing evening patrols accompanied by religious leaders and community members to reassure local residents and traders. We want people observing the holy month of Ramadan to enjoy celebrations safely and within the law, for the benefit of the whole community.”