Ghulam Sadiq: Boy, 17, arrested after teen stabbed to loss of life on Leytonstone excessive street


Ghulam Sadiq, 18, was discovered struggling a number of knife wounds outdoors a pizza restaurant in Excessive Street, Leytonstone at 2.15pm on Saturday.

Regardless of determined makes an attempt by paramedics to revive him Ghulam, a preferred younger man from the native space, was pronounced useless on the scene.

A 17-year-old was arrested in Walsall on Tuesday on suspicion of homicide, police mentioned, including {the teenager} remains to be in custody.

A particular submit mortem is scheduled to happen at Haringey Mortuary on Tuesday.

Associates held a candle-lit vigil final night time on the spot the place Ghulam fell.

A enterprise proprietor paid tribute to “loveable rogue” Ghulam who usually cycled up and down the excessive road.

He advised the Customary: “Ghulam had a stupendous, mesmerising smile and braces which made him look lovely.

“He was a sort and delicate particular person. Respectful. If I used to be ever outdoors my retailer and he noticed me, he would cease by ask after me, my workers and my enterprise.”

He added: “To assume that such a younger life has been taken, is an utter tragedy. I’m simply so shocked and heartbroken that such a stupendous soul has misplaced his life at such a younger age.”

DCI Linda Bradley, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, mentioned: “This arrest reveals that our investigation is making progress however I’m nonetheless eager to listen to from anybody who was within the Excessive Street space of Leytonstone at round 2:15pm on Saturday afternoon and who noticed something that might help us to get involved.“Ghulam’s household have been devastated by this horrible tragedy and the ideas of us all proceed to be with them.

“Ghulam was attacked in broad daylight on a busy road.

“The realm would have been busy on the time of the incident. I’d reiterate my enchantment to anybody who noticed something, who took pictures or video of the incident, or street customers who might have dashcam footage from being within the space to get in contact. No piece of data is simply too insignificant.”

Anybody with data is urged to name police on 101, with the reference 3896/06AUG. Alternatively, you possibly can add pictures and pictures through this portal.

Info can be offered to the impartial charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting the Crimestoppers web site.

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