The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular, whose disappearance sparked a huge two-day search, was charged with murder when she appeared in court yesterday. Rosdeep Kular, 33, who appeared in private at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, is also accused of attempting to defeat the ends of justice. She made no plea or declaration and is due to return to court next Tuesday. Read more >>
To charge somebody is to accuse somebody formally of a crime so that there can be a trial in court. • Several people were arrested but nobody was charged.