Glasgow & West Scotland

Man accused of murdering wife in Glasgow newsagent

Fatou Saine
Image caption Ms Saine died at the shop in St Enoch Square

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering his wife in a Glasgow newsagents.

Sheikh Saine is accused of stabbing 33-year-old Fatou Saine to death in the McColl's shop in St Enoch Square on 1 June.

The 43-year-old is alleged to have punched and bit Miss Saine and held his rucksack over her face and mouth.

He made no plea or declaration at Glasgow Sheriff Court and was remanded in custody.

The court heard that Mr Saine, from Greenock, Inverclyde, was on bail from Greenock Sheriff Court at the time of the incident.

He was also charged with breaching a bail condition not to approach his wife.

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