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Five more arrests in Junior Jah murder investigation



ive more folks have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder following the deadly capturing and stabbing of an adolescent in Newham.

Detectives investigating the murder of Abubakkar ‘Junior’ Jah introduced the 5 additional arrests on Wednesday.

They included a 20-year-old girl, a 24-year-old man, a 23-year-old man, a 20-year-old girl and a 21-year-old girl.

All 5 had been taken to east London police stations the place they continue to be in custody.

Police nonetheless imagine Junior was shot and stabbed by a person who had approached him in a black Land Rover Discovery.


He died after being attacked in Coolfin Road, Canning Town, simply yards from his dwelling on Monday, 26 April.

A autopsy examination carried out at East Ham Mortuary discovered the reason for dying to have been knife and gunshot wounds.

Junior was the youthful brother of Ahmed Jah, a 21-year-old Londoner knifed to dying in Canning Town in 2017 whereas shopping for a drink from his native store.

Junior’s aunt Yvette Goodhew described him as a “stunning, quiet boy”.

A 30-year-old girl was additionally arrested on May 2 in reference to the investigation. She was taken to an east London police station and was later launched underneath investigation.

Anyone with info that would help the investigation is requested to name the incident room on 020 8345 3715, by dialling 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting 4050/26April.

Alternatively, you may present info anonymously by way of the unbiased charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or by visiting crimestoppers_uk.org.