Six men have been charged with murder by police investigating the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old in Ilford.

Mohammed Mirza was stabbed to death in Fullwell Avenue in November of last year.

He was found suffering from his injuries by officers at 10.20pm and died at the scene.

Five men were arrested on October 9 and a further man on October 12 by detectives investigating the killing.

All six have now been charged with the murder of Mohammed:

  • Hassan Riaz, 22, of Hampton Road, Ilford.
  • London Beqa, 20, of Windsor Road, Ilford.
  • Ihsanullah Aman, 20, of Mortlake Road, Ilford.
  • Moeez Bangash, 24, of Gaysham Avenue, Ilford.
  • Tyler Moore, 19, of Lawson Close, Ilford.
  • Jonathan Mokengo, 23, of St Francis Way, Ilford.

Having appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates’ Court, all were remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on Thursday, October 15.

Two previous charges have been brought in connection with the investigation, which is led by homicide detectives from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command.

A 16-year-old boy charged with murder and a 21-year-old man charged with murder and possession of a knife are both currently on remand awaiting trial.

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

For more breaking news, local headlines and features, ‘like’ our Facebook page.

We also have a Twitter account: @ELondonGuardian

Follow us to keep up-to-date with news in Waltham Forest and Redbridge.