This article appears in today's Leicester Mercury:
An arsonist who endangered lives when he set fire to a city mosque has appeared in court.
Somali-national Saleebaan Sheikh-Omar admitted setting fire to the Alforqan mosque, in St Matthews, on June 21 this year.
The Leicester Crown Court case was adjourned until December 14, for the preparation of a psychiatric report.
The 42-year-old defendant, of Claremont Street, Leicester, was remanded back into custody.