Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 12°C

Five-day forecast

Trial begins for teenagers accused of Queen’s Market murder

The scene of the stabbing in Queens market The scene of the stabbing in Queens market

Monday, June 23, 2014
10:46 AM

Three teenagers accused of murdering a market trader will stand trial today.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

The boys, one aged 16 and two aged 15, will appear at the Old Bailey for the trial, which is expected to last three to four weeks.

They cannot be identified for legal reasons.

Rashid Naeem, of Clements Road, East Ham, was stabbed while selling mobile phones at his stall on Queen’s Market in February and died in hospital two days later.

The 29-year-old is believed to have become a father for the second time shortly before his death.

Read more:

Teens accused of Upton Park trader stabbing to face murder trial
Man dies after stabbing as Queen’s Market traders pay tribute

Share this article

Most Read News

(L-R) Students Phillip Hayman, Nathan Vondee & George Gilbey came to the aid of a man who collapsed at a bus stop in Forest Gate (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

Forest Gate teens praised after their quick thinking saves man’s life

Three teenagers have been hailed as heroes after their quick-thinking actions are thought to have helped save a man’s life.

Read full story »

Click here to read the Digital Edition of the Newham Recorder on screen
Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Newham businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Newham Recorder, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE

Celebrity / Showbiz See all

Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

Read full story »