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Man charged with Bethnal Green 'acid attack'

News   •   Jul 28, 2017 23:46 BST

A man arrested following an ‘acid attack’ in Bethnal Green has been charged.

Rahad Hussain, 23 (30/03/1994), of no fixed abode was charged on Friday, 28 July with two counts of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm (cont. Section 18 Offences Against the Person) in Roman Road, E2 on 25 July; and one count of possession of an offensive weapon (namely acid).

He has been detained to appear in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Saturday, 29 July.

Hussain was arrested on Thursday, 27 July.