Man appears in court in connection with Fife murder

By Cara Sulieman

A MAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of a businessman at a flat in Fife last week.

Tencho Andonov, 27, made no plea nor declaration when he appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court today.

Mohammed Nadeen Siddique, 38, was found dead at the property on Forres Drive in Glenrothes on October 24.

Another injured man was taken to hospital following the incident described by police at the time as a shooting.

Andonov, from Livingston, West Lothian, is charged with the murder of Mr Siddique and with the attempted murder of the second man.

He also faces a charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice and was remanded in custody until his next appearance.

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Police name man killed in Glenrothes double shooting

By Amanda MacMillan

POLICE have confirmed the name of the man shot dead in Glenrothers on Sunday night as businessman Mohammed Nadeem Siddique.

Police in Fife were called to flats in Forres Drive in Glenrothes at 9:25pm where the 38-year-old was found dead.

Another injured man was found outside and was taken to hospital by ambulance crews.

He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was shortly released.

His name had not been confirmed by police.

Officers are still looking to speak with a man who is described as being in his 30’s with short brown hair and of stocky build.

He is described as wearing a dark coloured zip-up top and is believed to have been in the vicinity at the time of the incident.

A police spokesperson said: “We appeal to anybody with any knowledge of this incident to come forward and call Fife Constabulary on 0845 600 5702 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where all calls are treated in confidence.”

Man killled in Glenrothes double shooting

By Amanda MacMillan

A MURDER hunt has been launched after a man was killed and another injured in a double shooting on Sunday night.

Police in Fife were called to flats in Forres Drive in Glenrothes at 9:25pm where they found one man dead.

The man was named locally as 38-year-old Mohammed Nadeem Siddique but police have not released a name and said that the man has not been formally identified.

Another injured man was found outside and was taken to hospital by ambulance crews.

He suffered non-life threatening injuries and was shortly released.

His name had not been confirmed by police. Continue reading

Police appeal for witnesses after road rage incident

By Cara Sulieman

POLICE are trying to track down a reckless driver who reversed into a car carrying a nine year old girl.

The road rage attack happened last Friday night after the driver of both cars got into a fight at a roundabout.

A 27-year-old had been driving with his young daughter in the back of his blue Toyota Corolla along the Queensway in Glenrothes when he noticed a silver car following closely behind him.

When he stopped his car at the Queensway roundabout the two drivers started to argue.

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Fife teenager fought off attacker after being followed

By Christine Lavelle

A 15-YEAR-OLD girl was attacked and indecently assaulted by a man in Glenrothes as she walked home from the town centre.

Police said the teenager was subject to a sexual assault shortly before 10pm on Monday before she managed to fight off her attacker and run away.

Detectives believe she was followed from the town centre for some time before the attacker sprang.

The incident happened as she walked along Glamis Path, near Beaufort Drive, and Fife Police are now appealing for witnesses. Continue reading

Young family treated after house fire in Glenrothes

By Christine Lavelle

AN asthmatic boy had to be treated by paramedics after a fire broke out at his family home in Fife.

Fife Fire and Rescue were called to the two storey mid-terraced house at Murray Place in Glenrothes at around 1am today (Tuesday).

They used two hose reel jets and one main jet to tackle the blaze, which was out shortly before 2am.

An ambulance crew was called to the scene to carry out some precautionary checks on all of the occupants, and the young boy received oxygen to relieve his asthmatic symptoms.

A spokesman for Scottish Ambulance said: “We were called to the house fire in Glenrothes just before 2am, as a precautionary measure.

“We checked over a young family who lived there, but no one was taken to hospital.

“A child was treated for asthma, but he did not require any further treatment.”

Drivers under siege as idiots leave potential death traps on roads

By Christine Lavelle

MANIACS are laying potentially lethal traps across roads in Fife sparking fears someone will be killed unless those responsible are stopped.

Detectives are hunting the culprits after the latest incident in which a lamppost stolen from a building site was stretched across a busy route and struck by at least two cars.

Police also revealed that a previous incident just a short distance away involved a tree trunk being set up in exactly the same way – after it was sawn down for the deadly prank.

Councillor Peter Grant, who represents Glenrothes West and Kinglassie, said: “This is an act of unbelievable stupidity that could easily have led to someone being killed. Continue reading