Tcherno Ly murder case sent to Leeds Crown Court

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court over the murder of a man during the Leeds West Indian Carnival weekend.

Monday, 2nd September 2019, 10:54 am
Tcherno Ly.

Beni Nami has been charged with the murder of Tcherno Ly, aged 21, and appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court this morning (Monday). He also faces a second charge of possession of an offensive weapon.

In a hearing that lasted just a matter of minutes Nami, of Nassau Place in Leeds, spoke to confirm his name, address and date of birth.

Dressed in a grey jumper and jogging bottoms he was flanked by a security guard in the dock while 11 members of the public watched proceedings.

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Ian Webster chair of the bench said: "This can't be dealt with at this court, we will send them straight to crown court."

Nami was remanded in custody and will appear at Leeds Crown Court tomorrow (Tuesday).