South East Wales

Trial date for Cardiff mother charged with boy's murder

Yassen Ali
Image caption Yaseen Ali was initially thought to have died in a fire in Severn Road, Canton

The mother of a seven-year-old boy found dead after a house fire has been committed for trial charged with his murder.

Emergency services were called to a blaze in Canton, Cardiff in July 2010.

Sara Ege, 31, is accused of Yaseen Ali's murder. His father Yousuf Ali Ege, 36, is accused of causing or allowing his death by failing to intervene.

A provisional trial date was set for 21 November.

Sara Ege was bailed to a secure hospital and Yousuf Ali Ege was given conditional bail.

Both have yet to submit pleas.

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