Man is charged with Christmas Eve Battersea murder after extradition from Sweden

A man has been charged with the murder of Flamur Beqiri in Battersea on Christmas Eve after being extradited from Denmark.

Anis Fouad Hemissi, 22, a Swedish national, was returned to the UK this morning following his arrest at Copenhagen Airport on 20 January under a European Arrest Warrant.

In addition to murder, Hemissi was also charged with possession of a firearm. He has been remanded in custody to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 9 June.

Mr Beqiri, 36, was fatally shot on the evening of Tuesday, 24 December, outside the front of his £1.7million home in Battersea Church Road, Battersea, in front of his wife and child.

The scene is yards from Prince George’s school, Thomas’s, in Battersea High Street.

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