Five charged by police investigating Bow assault allegation

Five people, including a teenager, have been charged by police investigating an allegation of serious assault and an affray in Bow.

Abubakr Mansha, 28, of Dunbar Road, Forest Gate; Javed Patel, 27, of Upton Lane, Newham; Salim Jada, 31, of Green Street, Newham; and Zuber Kara, 29, of Hereford Road, Bow, have all been charged with conspiring with others on September 17 last year to commit grievously bodily harm with intent, contrary to section 1(1) of the Criminal Law Act 1977.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the same incident, and also with affray in relation to an incident on the same day in Tesco, Three Mill Lane, Bow.

All five are due to appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later today.

Mansha and another man were previously charged during October in connection with the inquiry and were remanded on bail to appear at Inner London Crown Court on January 28, Scotland Yard said.

Mohammed Khan, 20, of Dunbar Road, and Mansha, are charged with affray, that on September 17 they used or threatened unlawful violence towards another and used conduct such as would cause a person of reasonable firmness present at the scene to fear for his personal safety, contrary to section 3 (1) and (7) of the of the Public Order Act 1986.

Khan is also charged with wounding with intent (GBH), that on September 17 William Guy Gardens, Tower Hamlets, unlawfully and maliciously wounded a person with intent to do him grievously bodily harm, contrary to section 18 of the Offences Against Person Act 1861.