Fourth arrest in connection with shooting of Brenton Roper in Bromley-by-Bow

Brenton Roper was killed in May. Picture: Met Police

Brenton Roper was killed in May. Picture: Met Police - Credit: Met Police

A fourth arrest has been arrested in connection with the shooting of 41-year-old Brenton Roper in Bromley-by-Bow.

Mr Roper was shot and stabbed near his home at 4.30pm on 3rd May.

Shah Mohammed Habibur Rahman, 27 of Longbridge Road, Dagenham, was charged on Thursday 7th September. He is the fourth person to be charged in connection with the murder.

He will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Friday, 8th September.

The other three arrests are Mohammed Shaid, 26, of Arrow Road, Monzur Ahmed, 26, of Whitethorn Street, both in Bow and Foyzur Rahman, of Beveridge Mews, Stepney.

Speaking in May, Mr Roper’s family paid tribute to him, saying: “Brenton was a loving and loyal son, dad, brother, uncle, cousin and friend.

“He was a well respected man and had respect for others; we are all devastated he was taken from us in such a horrific way.”