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Finsbury Park toddler death: Bidhya Sagar Das appears at Old Bailey on murder charge

PUBLISHED: 13:53 23 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:53 23 March 2017

Bidhya Sagar Das.

Bidhya Sagar Das.

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A dad accused of murdering his one-year-old boy and trying to kill his twin sister at their Finsbury Park home appeared at the Old Bailey today.

The scene in Wilberforce Road, near Finsbury Park, in north London after a one-year-old boy died and a girl of the same age was left in a critical condition in a flat.The scene in Wilberforce Road, near Finsbury Park, in north London after a one-year-old boy died and a girl of the same age was left in a critical condition in a flat.

Bidhya Sagar Das, 33, allegedly attacked the toddlers at a flat in Wilberforce Road on Saturday night.

The boy, Gabriel Bibekdas Sonu, died in the early hours of Sunday morning and the little girl is still fighting for her life in hospital.

Das, of Wilberforce Road, was charged with murder and attempted murder of his children on Tuesday.

He appeared before Judge Nicholas Hilliard at the Old Bailey today and spoke only to confirm his name with the help of a Bengali interpreter.

The judge set a plea hearing for June 8 before a provisional trial starting on September 11.

Das, wearing a dark sweatshirt, was remanded into custody.

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