December3 , 2021

16-Year-Old British Sikh Boy Stabbed To Death In London Robbery: Police

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Fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old British Sikh teenager occurred in west London. (Representational)

London:

Scotland Yard officers launched a homicide investigation on Thursday following the deadly stabbing of a 16-year-old British Sikh teenager on a west London avenue.

The sufferer was named regionally as Ashmeet Singh.

The Metropolitan Police stated they have been known as to Raleigh Road in Southall on Wednesday evening to stories of a stabbing and attended together with paramedics from London Ambulance Service (LAS).

“Despite the efforts of emergency services, he died at the scene a short time later. His next of kin have been informed; formal identification awaits,” the Met Police stated.

“Homicide detectives from Specialist Crime have been informed. There have been no arrests. Enquiries are ongoing,” they stated, interesting for anybody with info associated to the homicide to come back ahead.

Social media footage exhibits cops battling in useless to save lots of the sufferer’s life in a entrance backyard. According to the ‘Evening Standard’, Singh’s associates concern the British Sikh boy was attacked for a faux Gucci bag he at all times carried with him.

“Police came to check my CCTV and said there had been a stabbing, I couldn’t believe it,” an area shopkeeper was quoted as saying by the newspaper.

“I knew him, he was a good guy. His friends are all saying he was stabbed over this Gucci bag, it wasn’t even real. It’s terrible. I wish I had heard something or he had run to me. I would have pulled down the shutters to keep him safe – I had the staff to handle it,” he stated.

According to locals, Singh did part-time jobs to look after his disabled mom, who lives above a store near the place her son was killed. His stabbing marks the twenty eighth teenage killing on the streets of London this 12 months.

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