Two men have been charged with murder after a 33-year-old man was killed in an alleged attack by a gang in east London.
Raja Rashid Ali, from Elm Park, died after he was stabbed in Stansgate Road, Dagenham on the evening of Sunday, September 25.
Abubaker Omar-Bana, 25, of Rochford Close, East Ham, appeared at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday accused of killing Mr Ali.
He then appeared at the Old Bailey on Thursday where he was again remanded in custody until a hearing at the same court on October 19.
Mussa Jalo, 20, of Norfolk Road, Dagenham, has also been charged with the murder of Mr Ali, police said today.
He will appear in custody at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.
A post-mortem examination gave Mr Ali’s cause of death as stab wounds.
Six other men, aged between 21 and 33, who were arrested on suspicion of murder in connections with Mr Ali’s death have been bailed until dates in November