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Two charged over Mile End human torch attack

PUBLISHED: 18:00 24 November 2009 | UPDATED: 15:17 05 October 2010

TWO men have been charged with attempted murder after a man was set on fire as he walked in an East End park earlier this month. Detectives investigating the attack on 25-year-old Rizwan Ahmad in Mile End Park on November 2 have charged 22-year-old Jermai

TWO men have been charged with attempted murder after a man was set on fire as he walked in an East End park earlier this month.

Detectives investigating the attack on 25-year-old Rizwan Ahmad in Mile End Park on November 2 have charged 22-year-old Jermaine Joseph, unemployed from Langdon House, Ida Street, Poplar and 20-year-old Shane Dedman, unemployed of Pennyfields, Limehouse.

They both appeared in custody at Thames Magistrates' Court on Saturday, each charged with the attempted murder.

Rizwan was found staggering around in a state of shock in the park and remains in a serious condition in a specialist burns unit.

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