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Teenager charged with the murder of Ghulam Sadiq in Leytonstone

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Teenager charged with the murder of Ghulam Sadiq in Leytonstone

A teenager has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Ghulam Sadiq who was fatally stabbed in Leytonstone at the weekend.

A murder investigation was launched after police were called to High Road, E11 at 14:15hrs on Saturday, 6 August following reports that a man had been stabbed.

Officers attended and found Ghulam Sadiq with serious injuries.

They gave urgent first aid until the arrival of the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance but despite the best efforts of all involved, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A special post-mortem examination gave the provisional cause of death as sharp force trauma to the back.

On Tuesday, 9 August a 17-year-old male [A] was arrested in Walsall.

In the early hours of Thursday, 11 August he was charged with murder and with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

He will appear in custody at Willesden Magistrates’ Court on Thursday morning.

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