A KOSOVAN man is set to appear in court today charged with three shootings in north and East London, including the murder of a Cricklewood builder.

Hajdar Kasumaj, 50, of Firs Lane, Winchmore Hill will attend Westminster Magistrates Court today charged with murdering Nezir Golaj, 45, near his home in Garth Way on Thursday.

Mr Golaj suffered multiple gunshot wounds when a gunman opened fire on his van as he left his house and pulled into Hendon Way during rush hour.

He is also accused of murdering Osman Grbic, 58, in East Ham on Friday evening and the attempted murder of a 43-year-old in Wightman Road, Hornsey, the same day.

Mr Kasumai is also charged with three counts of possessing a firearm, possessing a prohibited weapon, a silencer and ammunition without a licence.