Published On: Sun, Jan 19th, 2014

Body of Mikaeel Kular found, mother Rosdeep Kular detained, two others arrested for racist comments

Police arrest Rosdeep Kular after body thought to be that of missing three-year-old is discovered at property in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.

The 3-year-old, Mikaeel Kular, went missing Wednesday and police report that they have found a body which they believe is the child.

MIKAEL-KULARMalcolm Graham, Police Scotland Assistant Chief Constable, said: “As a result of enquiries the body of a young child was recovered in Fife just before midnight. We strongly believe this to be the body of Mikaeel.”

“A person has been detained in connection with the recovery of the body and members of Mikaeel’s family have been informed of the recovery.”

That person is the boy’s mother, age 33.

Additionally, two men have been arrested after racist comments about the disappearance of Mikaeel which were posted on Twitter.

Police Scotland officers partnered with the Hampshire and Derbyshire forces to identify the suspects, who are aged 19 and 26.

Derbyshire police said: “Officers arrested the 26-year-old man this morning on suspicion of committing a racially aggravated public order offence. Members of the public in Edinburgh had complained about the content of some Twitter messages linked to the disappearance of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular.”

“The man was questioned and released on police bail while the Crown Prosecution Service considers the case.”

Police Scotland confirmed a 19-year-old man had also been arrested with the assistance of Hampshire police, over remarks said to be of a racist nature allegedly posted on Twitter.

Chief Supt Mark Williams, Police Scotland Edinburgh divisional commander, said: “Any reports of racist, offensive or abusive comments made online will be thoroughly investigated.”

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