Three men charged with murdering Poplar man

Three men have been charged with murder following the fatal shooting of Abdifatah “Abdi” Sheikhey.

Abdi, 19, from Poplar, was found with gunshot wounds at the junction of Bedford Road and Ilford Lane, Ilford, shortly after 10pm on March 21.

He died at the scene less than an hour later.

Today police charged Sami Omar, 21, and Roberto Mohamed, 20, both of Kingston Road, Ilford, as well as Jordie Kibusi, 20, of Wisteria Close, Ilford, with Abdi’s alleged murder.

They will appear at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.


You may also want to watch:


Two other men, both aged 23, were arrested on Tuesday and have been bailed to a date to be confirmed.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter