Two people charged with murder over minicab stabbing

A man and a woman from Barking have been arrested over the murder of a minicab dispatcher in Stratford on Tuesday.

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Two arrested over stabbing death of minicab dispatcher

Mohammed Yasser Afzal of Forest Gate Credit: Metropolitan Police/PA

A man and woman have been charged with the murder of a minicab dispatcher on Tuesday. Mohammed Yasser Afzal of Forest Gate was stabbed in the neck while working at E20 Cars in Broadway, Stratford. He was taken to an east London hospital but died of his injuries.

Gulam Chowdhury, 23, of Barking, east London, and Nargis Riaz, 21, also of Barking, were arrested yesterday. They'll appear at Thames Magistrates' Court tomorrow.

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