A man has been arrested in connection of murder and possession of a knife.

Detectives are investigating the murder of Mohammed Usman Mirza, 19, on Tuesday, November 19, at Fullwell Avenue, Ilford.

Shariq Khan, 20, was arrested on Thursday, November 28 and was subsequently charged today (Friday, November 29).

He is remanded in custody to appear at Barkingside Magistrates Court today.

Two 19-year-old males, arrested in connection with the murder on Thursday, November 28, have been released under investigation.