Mother charged with Mikaeel’s murder

Mikaeel’s mother is charged with his murder.

When poor little Mikaeel Kular went missing from his home in Edinburgh last week, a major city-wide search was launched. Tragically, his body was found 20 miles away in Kirkcaldy.

Three-year-old Mikaeel

Now Mikaeel’s mother has been charged with his murder.

Rosdeep Kular, 33, appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court in a private trial with no media or members of the public present.

She was also accused of attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

Charged under her married name of Adekoya, Ms Kular made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.

Three-year-old Mikaeel was reported missing from his home in Edinburgh last Thursday, and police started a mass search along with over 200 volunteers .

Mikaeel’s body was found in Kirkcaldy, Fife, around 20 miles away from his home.

On Saturday evening, hundreds gathered at Muirhouse St Andrew’s Church in Edinburgh to pay their respects at a service for Mikaeel.