he grieving son of a lady who was fatally stabbed by her ex-husband in Maida Vale has spoken out for the primary time.
Yasmin Chkaifi, 43, was ambushed on the street and killed by ex-partner Leon McCaskie, 3, in London on January 24 .
Her heartbroken son Zayd Bakkali, 18, mentioned he felt let down by the police as he mentioned they ignored alternatives to guard his mum from home abuse.
He advised ITV Information: “What they’ve executed is that they’ve taken my mom, they’ve taken it to a level the place this might have been prevented.”
Through the TV interview, Mr Bakkali mentioned he desires to make use of his voice to cease different ladies to endure the identical destiny as his mum as he known as for justice to be executed.
He added: “I can’t put a phrase on it, however after I’d see McCaskie, I’d simply consider my mom and I’d must get to my mum instantly.
“I all the time had that, that seed of doubt at the back of my head that one thing’s gonna occur.”
A restraining order stopped McCaskie from coming into the household’s highway.
However the son mentioned his mum’s ex lived so shut he would see him each month and he mentioned the police “did nothing”.
“They put an alarm in our home – did the alarm cease him? No. Did the restraining? No.” He added.
“All of this stuff that they systematically put into place for ladies across the nation, they don’t assist them.”
Not too long ago, Ms Chkaifi’s husband Joseph Salmon mentioned the entire household have been left devastated by the tragedy.
He shared his heat phrases about his spouse, hailing her as “good, intelligent and witty”.
He advised the BBC: “I’m grateful for the prospect to speak to her, marry her, be completely happy together with her, and fall in love together with her.
“I simply suppose home abuse is a really unhealthy downside and, if there’s no schooling about it from very younger, if issues aren’t sorted, if males can’t maintain their palms to themselves, I don’t know what we’re going to do.”
McCaskre died when he was hit by a automotive after a driver noticed the knife assault and tried to cease him from killing the mum.
The 26-year-old was launched with out cost, having initially arrested on suspicion of homicide.
The total interview will air on ITV Information at Ten.