A person has been remanded into custody by a district decide charged with tried homicide after two law enforcement officials have been stabbed in central London.
Mohammed Rahman is accused of an assault on a male police constable, referred to in courtroom as Laptop Gerrard, who was knifed within the neck and chest in Leicester Sq. at 6am on Friday.
The 24-year-old additionally faces one depend of inflicting grievous bodily hurt in reference to an assault on a feminine officer, named as Laptop Mulhall, who was stabbed within the arm.
Rahman has additionally been charged with assault and two counts of threatening an individual in a public place with a bladed article, in addition to theft and possession of a bladed article.
Showing at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Courtroom on Monday, the defendant spoke solely to verify his title, date of beginning and tackle throughout a brief listening to.
Sporting a prison-issued gray sweatshirt, Rahman was flanked by two officers within the dock.
He was not required to enter any pleas to the fees.
On Saturday, the Metropolitan Police stated the feminine officer who suffered a stab wound to the arm had been discharged from hospital whereas the male officer remained below medical supervision.
The officers who have been taken to hospital – each hooked up to the Met’s Central West Command Unit liable for policing Westminster – have been finishing up routine duties and weren’t a part of the broader policing operation in place following the dying of the Queen.
Rahman, of Westbourne Park Street in Notting Hill, London, was remanded into custody by District Choose Simon Heptonstall forward of an additional look on the Outdated Bailey on October 14.