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Fifth arrest made in connection with Southall murder

News   •   Oct 24, 2019 10:25 BST

[Victim: Sufi Osman Abdullah]

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of 22-year-old Sufi Osman Abdullah in Southall have arrested another man in connection with his murder.

A 26-year-old man [E] was arrested on Wednesday, 23 October on suspicion of murder. He was subsequently released on bail pending further enquiries.

This follows three men being charged with Sufi’s murder. They are:

[B] Samater Hirad, 21 (01.07.98), of no fixed abode, was charged on Thursday, 26 September with murder and possession of a pointed or bladed article.

[C] Mohamed Yussuf, 24 (01.01.95) of Marston Court, W7, was charged with murder on Thursday, 3 October.

[D] Jose Morais, 24 (01.12.94), of no fixed address, was charged with murder on Thursday, 3 October.

The have all been remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on Friday, 13 December.

A 22-year-old man [A] who was arrested on Tuesday, 24 September was bailed and has been subsequently released and told no further action will be taken.