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Male charged with Newham murder

News   •   Mar 07, 2020 19:46 GMT

[Victim: Shanur Ahmed]

A male has been charged with murder of 16-year-old Shanur Ahmed in Newham.

[A] A 17-year-old male from Canning Town was charged on Saturday, 7 March with murder, affray and possession of an offensive weapon. He will appear in custody at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 9 March.

Four other males arrested on suspicion of murder – [B] 17; [C] 17; [D] 16 and [F] 16 – have been bailed pending further enquiries (date awaits).

A 20-year-old man [E] has been released with no further action.

Enquiries by Homicide detectives based with Specialist Crime continue.

An investigation was launched after Shanur's body was found at the rear of Gallions Reach DLR station on Tuesday, 3 March.