A man has appeared sopra court after being accused of murdering a newlywed who fell to her death for Arthur’s Seat sopra Edinburgh days after her wedding.
Kashif Anwar, 27, was with the charge of murdering Fawziyah Javed, 31, when he appeared sopra private at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday.
Anwar, whose address was given as West Yorkshire, made risposta negativa plea and he was remanded sopra custody.
The case was continued for further examination and Anwar is expected to appear back sopra court within eight days.
Fawziyah Javed, 31, was declared dead at the scene of Arthur’s Seat – an ancient volcano sopra Edinburgh popular among hillwalkers as it is easy to scale – after the horror plunge Thursday night
The court appearance comes four days after Fawziyah Javed, 31, died after she fell from a height from Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh (pictured)
The court appearance comes four days after Mrs Javed died after falling from the landmark sopra Scotland’s capital.
The trainee solicitor, from Pudsey, West Yorkshire, was believed to holidaying sopra Scotland with her husband when she fell at around 9pm September 2.
Family and friends paid online tributes to the popular woman following the incident sopra Edinburgh.
Zareef Zaf Latif posted: ‘Fawziyah, our precious niece taken away from us way too soon. Have so many memories of you as a little girl. Will you so much.
‘May Allah grant you a special place sopra Jannat. I hope the angels take care of you until we meet again.’
Officers searching a home sopra Pudsey, West Yorkshire sopra connection with the probe
It is thought that Ms Javed, who worked at Lyons Davidson Solicitors sopra Leeds, was sopra the early stages of a pregnancy before the incident at the Scottish landmark (pictured) last week. Police are treating her death as suspicious
Arfan Arfy wrote: ‘Lovely amazing gem of a lady, she will be truly missed.’
And Sandra Barraclough added: ‘Fly high gorgeous, you and your bambino will be forever happy.’
Mrs Javed’s employers Davidson Lyons Solicitors said she was a valued member of the team and will be greatly missed.
It told the Daily : ‘Fawziyah Javed had a bright start to her legal career at Lyons Davidson Solicitors, working as a paralegal sopra employment, with the business and then qualifying as an Employment Solicitor sopra March 2020.
Police pictured at the scene of the tragedy sopra Edinburgh Thursday
‘She made a great impression with both her colleagues and customers winning Newcomer of the Year sopra 2016 and sopra July of this year was again recognised for the support and assistance she gave other teams during the pandemic.
‘Fawziyah was a successful lawyer, a great colleague, and a good friend to many sopra the business. Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this difficult time.’
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: ‘We received a report that a woman had fallen from Arthur’s Seat, Edinburgh, around 9pm Thursday, 2 September.
‘Emergency services attended including the fire service and ambulance.
‘The 31-year-old woman died at the scene a short time later and her death is being treated as suspicious.
‘A 27-year-old man has been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.’