Police appeal over Farooq death

MPS Counter Terrorism Command Detectives investigating the murder of Dr Imran Farooq believe that he was building his independent political profile in the months before he was killed.

Police issue pictures to aid Farooq murder inquiry

CCTV still of Dr Farooq's movements on 16th September 2010.
CCTV still of Dr Farooq's movements on 16th September 2010. Credit: Metropolitan Police.

Dr Imran Farooq was on his way home from work when he was attacked outside his home in Green Lane, Edgware shortly before 5.30pm on Thursday 16th September 2010.

A post-mortem gave his cause of death as multiple stab wounds and blunt trauma to the head.

CCTV still of Dr Farooq's movements on 16th September 2010.
CCTV still of Dr Farooq's movements on 16th September 2010. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A five and a half inch-bladed kitchen knife and a house brick used in the attack were recovered at the scene.

Detectives from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command remain committed to finding those responsible.

Schinken Messer kitchen knife, of the kind found at the scene.
Schinken Messer kitchen knife, of the kind found at the scene. Credit: Metropolitan Police

They believe his murder would have required careful planning and would have required help from other people, some of whom may have provided assistance or information unwittingly.

They want to speak to anyone who was asked for information about Dr Farooq and his routine.

Police make fresh appeal over Farooq murder

Dr Imran Farooq was murdered in Edgware two years ago. Credit: Metropolitan Police

The Met Police has issued a fresh appeal for information as they try to solve the murder of Dr Imran Farooq in Edgware in September 2010. Dr Farooq was a Pakistani politician and detectives believe he was planning to renew his political career before he was killed.

They are asking anyone who was in contact with him about his plans to get in touch with them so they can build up a picture of his political life.

Police have created this e-fit image of a man they want to talk to. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A reward of up £20,000 has been offered for anyone providing information that leads to Dr Farooq's killer. The Met believes his murder was planned and several people may have been involved.

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