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Teenager charged with assisting an offender

News   •   Jan 18, 2019 13:50 GMT

Detectives investigating the murders of 18-year-old Abdikarim Hassan and 20-year-old Sadiq Aadam Mohammed in Camden in February 2018 have charged a teenager with assisting an offender.

A 17-year-old boy [M] was charged on Thursday, 17January with assisting an offender in relation to the murders of Sadiq Mohammed, Abdikarim Hassan and other related offences on 20 February 2018 in Camden and Hackney.

The teenager will appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 18 January.

On the evening of 20 February 2018, Abdikarim Hassan was fatally stabbed in Bartholomew Road, NW5, and Sadiq Mohammed was fatally stabbed in Malden Road, NW5.

Previously, [H] Christian Thomas, 19 (26.12.99), of Queen's Crescent, NW5 was charged on 2 October 2018 with the following:

- The murder of Abdikarim Hassan on 20 February;
- Grievous bodily harm with intent, in relation to an incident in Aldenham Street, NW1 on 20 February;
- Attempted GBH in relation to an incident in Aldenham Street, NW1 on 20 February;
- Violent Disorder in relation to an incident in Pembury Circus, E5 on 20 February.

The GBH charges relate to two different victims.

[I] JJ Fatuga, 19 (03.09.99) of Little Heath, Greenwich, SE7 was charged on 3 October 2018 with:

- The murder of Sadiq Mohammed; and,
- Violent Disorder in relation to an incident in Pembury Circus, E5 on 20 February.

Both men appeared at the Old Bailey on 5 October 2018.

Three other people are currently charged in connection with these murders.

[K] Anuoluwa Temenu, 19 (22.12.99) of no fixed address, was charged on 12 September 2018 with attempted grievous bodily harm, grievous bodily harm and the murder of Abdikarim Hassan.

He appeared at the Old Bailey on 30 November 2018, with a trial set for Monday, 11 March.

The trial of two males in connection with the murders of Abdikarim Hassan and Sadiq Aadam commenced at the Old Bailey on 3 September 2018.

[E] Isaiah Popoola, 19 (16.05.99) of Grafton Way, WC1 was charged on 25 February 2018 with two counts of murder, grievous bodily harm and attempted grievous bodily harm.

[F] Ben Drummond, 19 (09.09.99), of Ingestre Road, NW5 was charged on 1 March 2018 with the murder of Sadiq Aadam Mohammed.

Following the arrest and charge of Anuoluwa Temenu, the trial was set aside so the defendants could be tried together.

A 17-year-old boy [G] was charged on 13 March 2018 with the murders of Abdikarim Hassan and Sadiq Aadam Mohamed in Camden on 20 February 2018 and violent disorder. The charges against [G] have since been discontinued.

Four other males - [A; B; C; D] - arrested in connection with the two murders - have since been released with no further action.