Man charged over stabbing of surgeon
A MAN has been remanded in custody after appearing at court charged with stabbing a Muslim surgeon outside a mosque.
Ian Anthony Rook, 28,of no fixed abode, appeared before JPs in Manchester yesterday charged with wounding or causing grievous bodily harm and possession of a large knife.
Consultant Nasser Kurdy ( above), 58, was attacked from behind as he walked to Altrincham Islamic Centre in Hale, Cheshire, just before 6pm on Sunday.
Rook, wearing a grey jumper, spoke to confirm his name and date of birth at the brief hearing.
District Judge Khalid Qureshi sent the case to Minshull Street Crown Court in Manchester where Rook will next appear on October 23.
Mr Kurdy suffered a wound to the back of his neck and was taken to Wythenshawe Hospital for treatment, where he works. He was later discharged. THE meagre fish is so noisy during sex that it gives away its location to fishermen, who can then catch it