Mintlaw murder accused released on bail

The scene in Mintlaw outside Michi Tandoori  where a man died
The scene in Mintlaw outside Michi Tandoori where a man died

The man accused of murdering another man at a takeaway in Mintlaw has been released on bail after appearing in court for a second time.

Hidayet Ozden, 52, of Falkirk, appeared at Peterhead Sheriff Court charged with murder and assault.

He is accused of killing Shahzad Shah, 56, at Mirchi Indian takeaway in Mintlaw on Monday 11 April.

Mr Ozden made no plea or declaration, was fully committed, and was released on bail.