A man will appear in court today (May 4) accused of murdering a woman who went missing from Tower Hamlets.

Aminan Rahman, 45, of Orchard Place, Poplar, will appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates' Court charged with the murder of 24-year-old Suma Begum.

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The pair were known to each other, police said.

Suma was reported missing from an address in Orchard Place on Sunday, April 30 – she has not been found and a spokesperson for the Met Police said enquiries continue to locate her.