Three teenagers accused of murder after stabbing in Upton Park

10:52 18 February 2014

Police cordoned off the scene of the stabbing in Queens market

Police cordoned off the scene of the stabbing in Queens market


Three teenage boys have been accused of murder after the stabbing of a market stall holder in Upton Park.

A 16-year-old boy and two 14-year-old boys will appear at Stratford Juvenile Court later today.

Rashid Naeem, 29, of Clements Road in East Ham, suffered fatal stab wounds on Sunday in Queen’s Market, Green Street, where he ran a mobile phone stall.

Officers from Newham CID were leading the investigation but the reins have now been taken by the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Anyone with information should call homicide detectives on 020 8345 3734.

To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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