Man from France 'murdered' Scots restaurant owner
Ansar Shah is said to have been stabbed to death in Ayr October 4, 1993.
A man from France who was arrested in Germany has appeared in court charged with the murder of a Scots restaurant owner.
Ansar Shah is said to have been stabbed to death outside the Armaan Brasserie restaurant on Seafield Road, Ayr, on October 4, 1993.
Jagtar Singh was arrested in Frankfurt in connection with Mr Shah's death and transferred to Scotland.
Mr Singh, from Romans-sur-Isère in south east France, has been accused of murdering Mr Shah.
He made no plea or declaration during the private hearing at Ayr Sheriff Court on Wednesday and was committed for further examination.
The 51-year-old was remanded in custody and is expected to appear in court at a later date.