Fifth arrest made in connection with alleged murder of young man in Somercotes

Police have made a fifth arrest in connection with the alleged murder of a young man who died after he was found injured in Somercotes.

Thursday, 9th December 2021, 11:18 am

Peshang Sleman, aged 22, was discovered near the Co-op on Somercotes Hill, Somercotes, on Thursday, November 25, at about 1.40am, after police were called to reports of a disturbance.

Mr Sleman, of Nottingham Road, Somercotes, was taken to the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham but was pronounced dead by doctors.

A second man also needed hospital treatment, but has since been discharged.

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A fifth man has been arrested over the murder of Peshang Sleman in Somercotes

A 20-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday night on suspicion of his murder and remains in custody.

The four charged suspects have been previously named as:

Mohammed Rasulii, 32, of Somercotes Hill, Somercotes, charged with murder, threatening another with an offensive weapon (baseball bat);

Herish Zandi, 29, of Somercotes Hill, Somercotes, charged with murder, possessing an offensive weapon;

Flowers at the scene at Somercotes Hill - Somercotes.

Sam Mohazeri, 24, of Croydon Road, Caterham, Surrey, charged with murder, having bladed article in public place;

Danyaal Panahi, 21, of Kelvedon Gardens, Nottingham, charged with murder.

They are next due to appear at Derby Crown Court in February.

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