POLICE have charged a man with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice in connection with the murder of Mohammed Haroon Zeb, who was shot dead in Dudley last year.

Brandon Evans, aged 22, of Parkway Road, Dudley, was due to appear before magistrates in Wolverhampton today (Friday May 27) after being charged yesterday (Thursday).

Evans is the tenth person to be charged in connection with the investigation.

Taxi firm boss Mr Zeb, aged 39, who ran Midland Taxis in Brierley Hill, died after being gunned down on his doorstep in Queens Cross, Dudley, on January 31 last year.

Eight others have already been charged with conspiracy to murder, and are due to stand trial in October.

One other was charged with assisting an offender.