London: A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Hyderabad man in London.

Aqib Pervaiz was arrested for murdering Mohammed Nadeemuddin, who worked in a Tesco supermarket at a London mall.

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According to a report, Thames Valley Police has charged the man with murder. Furthermore, several media reports have stated that Aquib held a grudge against Nadeemuddin after losing his job at the mall. Aquib was reportedly sacked for his poor performance.

Following his arrest, Aquib was presented before a local magistrate court and has been remanded to custody.

On May 9, Nadeem’s family sought the help of Union minister for external affairs, Sushma Swaraj to expedite the visa process so that a family member can go to London and help Nadeemuddin’s wife. Nadeemuddin’s family hails from Noor Khan Bazaar in Hyderabad, and he had been living in London for the last six years.

Telangana home minister Mahmood Ali has also sent a request letter to Sushma Swaraj and the family is awaiting a reply.

The advocate to the victim’s family, Faheem Qureshi said that they have requested that the visa process of Nadeeumuddin's mother-in-law along with her aunt and uncle be expedited, so that the relatives can take care of his family and also work out the formalities to bring his body home.

In a statement after the crime, Tesco had said, "We are deeply shocked and saddened by the fatal stabbing in our Slough Extra car park today and our thoughts are with the victim's family at this very difficult time."

Meanwhile, police said that the autopsy report was out and showed that Nadeemuddin died from a stab wound to the chest. On May 8, Mohammed Nadeemuddin was stabbed in full public view at the parking lot of the supermarket he worked in.