Muirhouse bomb scare: Terror charge man in court

Fidra Court was evacuated on Friday. Picture: Katie Richardson

Fidra Court was evacuated on Friday. Picture: Katie Richardson

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A man has appeared in court charged under the Terrorism Act after a tower block was evacuated.

Fidra Court in the Muirhouse area of Edinburgh was evacuated on Friday night.

Faris Alkhori, 61, was charged under the Terrorism Act 2006 and the Explosive Substances Act 1883 when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday.

He made no plea or declaration and was remanded in custody.