An Afghan man suspected of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl in Austria has been arrested in the UK and faces extradition.
Rasuili Zubaidullah, 22, entered the UK on a boat of refugees and claimed asylum using a fake name, only weeks after the girl was found dead in Vienna.
He was housed at a hotel in Whitechapel, east London, for two weeks until Austrian police tipped off authorities in the UK.
Officers from the National Extradition Unit arrested him on 29 July, and he now faces extradition from the UK.
Zubaidullah is accused of raping and killing a 13-year-old girl, whose body was found rolled up in a carpet in Vienna on 26 June.
The girl, who is known only by her first name Leonie, was drugged, gang-raped, and then suffocated.
Austrian police launched a manhunt for a group of Afghan refugees they believe are responsible,…