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Man dies after a fatal collision in Tower Hamlets

A man in his 50s has died following a fatal collision in Tower Hamlets. Police were called to Roman Road in east London yesterday at 1.50pm after reports that a motorcycle and bus had collided.

London Ambulance service and London's Air Abulance attended the scene and the male rider was pronounced dead at the scene at 3.06pm.

The identity of the man has not been made public. His next of kin have been informed.

Police investigating the incident are appealing to any witnesses.


Man sentenced for possession of Class A drugs after leaving his photo ID in his jacket

Mohammed Mahmood was sentenced to six-and-a-half years at Woolwich Crown Court Credit: Met Police

A man has been jailed for six-and-a-half years after being found guilty of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.

In November last year, police found a jacket which appeared to be thrown from a balcony after being called to Hastings House, SE18 after reports of a disturbance. Inside the jacket, police found a large quantity of Class A drugs and Mahmood's photo ID.

30-year-old, Mohammed Mahmood was sentenced yesterday at Woolwich Crown court after he was found to have 100 wraps of crack cocaine and 197 wraps of heroin with a combined street value of £6,000.

In Mahmood's eagerness to rid himself of a significant amount of Class A drugs, he forgot to remove his photographic ID from the jacket, which easily led to his arrest.

The Greenwich Gangs Unit is committed to tackling the supply of drugs on the borough, and this sentence should act as a deterrent to those who choose to live this lifestyle with complete disregard for the impact their crimes have on the local community.

– PC Martin Langley, Metropolitan Police


Two men charged with firearms offences

Two men were charged with possession of firearms and ammunition Credit: PA

Police have charged two men with firearm offences after they were arrested on the A1 Barnet Bypass on Thursday 28 April.

22-year-old Tyron Myers-Kerr of Whitnell Way, SW15 and 21-year-old Bradley Soro of Naylor Road, SE15 were charged with having firearms and ammunition with intent to endanger life and with possession of prohibited weapons.

Both men will appear in custody at Bromley Magistrates Court today.

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