Fourth arrested and third charged over shopkeeper's death (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Fourth arrested and third charged over shopkeeper's death
A fourth man has been arrested and a third charged over the death of a shopkeeper trying to protect his wife and business.
The man, 25, was arrested last night on suspicion of murder and robbery and is in custody at an east London police station.
Farhan Sheikh, 38, of Thornhill Gardens, Barking, was arrested on October 22 and charged last night with conspiracy to rob.
He has been remanded to appear at Barkingside Magistrates' Court today.
Father-of-two Shammi Atwal, from Chigwell, was pushed under a lorry on October 14 after trying to prevent ten men armed with metal bars and a sledgehammer from robbing his shop.
Vidmantas Gonskoves, 26, of Grange Road, Plaistow, and Aurimas Diliunas, 27, of Rosslyn Road, Barking appeared at Redbridge Magistrates' Court on October 21 charged with manslaughter and robbery.
Both were remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on November 4.