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GUN CRIME

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder Abraham Badru, who was shot dead just yards from his mother’s home in Dalston eight months ago.

Murder victim Abraham Badru’s mother Ronke tells Emma Bartholomew why she is convinced his death is retribution for testifying against gang rapists in court, and why she is angry with police and the council for not helping her family move out of Hackney

Cops have begun to piece together the final moments of Abraham Badru’s life, but still have “gaps in the jigsaw” – including whether or not the shooting victim was seeing a woman who was in another relationship.

The mother of Corey Wright, whose 2001 murder in Lower Clapton has never been solved, is joining forces with other bereaved parents on the 17th anniversary of his death.

A “beautiful” 26-year-old man gunned down in a Dalston street last night has been named locally as Abraham Badru.

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was shot dead in a Dalston street last night.

Joseph Burke-Monerville’s mother warned his killers they will be “living in hell” until they confess their crime, five years to the day since his murder in Lower Clapton.

Five years after the unsolved murder of Joseph Burke-Monerville, a friend of his grieving family has insisted: “Someone knows who these people are.”

Two men from Hackney have been jailed for brandishing a loaded gun in the street – at the shooter who had blasted their friend in the face at close range.

A man was shot in Hackney last night by what’s thought to be “some kind of ball-bearing gun”.



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