In the wake of the devastating incident that claimed the life of a 20-year-old man, police have returned to Wellesley Road, Harrow.
The tragic stabbing occurred on Wednesday last week, leaving the community shocked. Today, police revisited the road to provide ‘reassurance’ to the community in the wake of the incident.
Canons Police, along with MPSBelmont, took to Twitter to share their efforts to reassure the community. The tweet read, “@MPSCanons @MPSBelmont, Reassurance patrols on WELLESLEY ROAD and surrounding areas #CommunityEngagement.”
The incident unfolded on Wednesday, August 9th, when officers from The Met responded swiftly to the scene alongside paramedics from the London Ambulance Service.
Two men were discovered with stab wounds, with one of them tragically losing his life.
The victim, identified as Hamid Mani, was pronounced dead at the scene despite the combined efforts of emergency services.
Shortly after, a third individual was located also with stab injuries, and though his were assessed as not life-threatening.
On Sunday, August 13th, Shakur Idan was charged with the murder of Hamid Mani.
Detective Chief Inspector Geoff Grogan, who is leading the investigation, urged anyone with information related to the incident to come forward, highlighting the importance of piecing together the events that led to the attack.
“We believe Hamid had been involved in an altercation outside St George’s Shopping Centre a short time before moving to Wellesley Road where he was attacked,
“These events occurred in broad daylight, and I am confident sure that elements of both incidents will have been witnessed.
“It is vital that we continue to build a clear picture of the moments leading up to the attack.
“I would urge anyone who has information that may assist the investigation to contact police today.”
Anyone who can help is asked to call police on 101 quoting CAD 6726/09Aug. You can also share information directly with detectives online.