Police investigating a fatal stabbing of a young man which happened on Saturday, 24 November, have made an arrest. Officers arrested an 18-year-old female on suspicion of assisting an offender. She remains in custody at a no8rth London police station.
There have been no other arrests and enquiries continue. 26-year-old Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali, was fatally injured in Kingsland Road, London on the morning or Saturday, 24 November. Despite the efforts of medical professionals, he died from his injuries two hours later.
He has been formally identified by family. Detective Inspector Rita Tierney, who is leading the investigation, said: “Zakaria was attacked following a night out. After leaving the Rolling Stock bar, he tried to intervene in an altercation taking place outside. He was attempting to calm the incident and was stabbed as a result.”
Following initial enquiries police are keen to identify two suspects. Police were called on Saturday, 24 November to reports of an injured man. Officers, London’s Air Ambulance and the London Ambulance Service attended and found Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali suffering from stab injuries.
He was taken to a central London hospital in a critical condition. He died from his injuries. A post-mortem gave provisional cause of death as a stab wound to the abdomen…