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Armed raid suspect 'shot six times'

An armed police officer shot a suspect six times within a second of pulling up beside the car he was in, an inquiry heard today.

Azelle Rodney.

Police shooting inquiry to begin

A full inquiry into the death of 24-year-old Azelle Rodney, who was shot by police in 2005, is due to begin today.

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Bus fire causes "explosion" panic at Edgware

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Do you remember seeing Dr Farooq?

Dr Imran Farooq died from stab wounds. Police are offering a reward for the capture of his killer Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detectives investigating the murder of Dr Imran Farooq in Edgware are appealing for anyone with information to come forward three yearson. Dr Farooq died after being stabbed outside his home in Green Lane at 5.30pm on Thursday 16th September 2010.

Police have released this efit of a person they want to speak to about Dr Farooq's murder Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police have released a series of CCTV images showing Dr Farooq's movements on the day he was attacked and killed.

11:24hrs at the approach to Edgware Road Station Credit: Metropolitan Police

A reward of up to £20,000 is being offered for anyone providing information leading to the identification, arrest and prosecution of those responsible for Dr Farooq's murder.

11:24hrs at Edgware Road Station Credit: Metropolitan Police

Dr Farooq, 50, died as a result of multiple stab wounds and blunt trauma to the head. A five and a half inch-bladed kitchen knife and a house brick used in the attack were recovered at the scene.

11:24hrs at Edgware Road underground station barrier Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detectives from the Met Police Counter Terrorism Command, who are investigating his murder, say they have so far spoken to 4,076 people, reviewed 6,350 documentsand followed up 2,114 lines of inquiry.

12:06hrs at a supermarket in Old Street Credit: Metropolitan Police

It is thought that his murder would have required careful planning and help from other people, some of whom may have provided assistance or information unwittingly.

16:18hrs at a supermarket in Old Street Credit: Metropolitan Police

Detectives believe that Dr Farooq was about to launch a new independent political career before his death and this remains a key line of inquiry in this investigation.

16:29hrs at Old Street Station Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police know that in July 2010, Dr Farooq set up a Facebook profile and amassed a large number of contacts.

17:12hrs at Edgware Station Credit: Metropolitan Police

On 24 June this year, officers arrested a 52-year-old man on suspicion of conspiracy to murder at Heathrow after landing at the airport on a flight from Canada. He was taken to a west London police station and later released under bail to return to a police station at a date later in September.

17:13hrs at Edgware Station Credit: Metropolitan Police

Anyone who can assist should call the police incident room on 020 7230 2717 or contact the police by email at this address

17:14hrs walking along Station Road Credit: Metropolitan Police
17:24hrs Station Road at the 204 bus Credit: Metropolitan Police
17:24hrs Station Road at the 204 bus Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police appeal over Barnet robbery

Police are appealing for information to help identify suspects following a robbery in Barnet. Police were called on Friday morning to the Britannia Building Society on Station Road in Edgware after three men burst in and stole a quantity of cash.

Two of the suspects jumped over the counter before one of them pinned a member of staff against the wall. The second man grabbed the money while the third suspect stood by the front door.The men then fled in the direction of Rectory Lane.

Suspect 1 is described as black, approximately 17 years old, 5' 6" tall, of proportional build with broad shoulders and with close cut short black hair. He was wearing a navy coloured baseball cap, black sweatshirt, black tracksuit bottoms and black fabric gloves.

Suspect 1
Suspect 1 Credit: Metropolitan Police

Suspect 2 is described as black, aged 17-20 years, 5' 6" tall and of proportional build. He was wearing a black hooded top and black tracksuit bottoms. It is believed the hood was up, and he was wearing some sort of face covering, either a ski mask, or scarf over his face.

Suspect 2
Suspect 2 Credit: Metropolitan Police

Suspect 3 is described as black and was wearing black clothing.

Suspect 3
Suspect 3 Credit: Metropolitan Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Flying Squad at Finchley on 020 8358 1752 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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The rare condition that stopped a woman from eating

Sophie Mattes from Edgware was told by doctors that she was anorexic when she stopped eating and lost weight. But her problem was that she always felt full after eating small amounts.

Eventually, she was diagnosed with gastroparesis, a condition where a crucial nerve in her stomach is paralysed. She has now been fitted with a pacemaker which allows her to eat more food. Sophie spoke to Liz Wickham.

Inquiry into fatal police shooting in Edgware

The inquiry into the death of Azelle Rodney continues and expert witnesses are expected to give evidence into the fatal police shooting.

Rodney, 24, was killed when Metropolitan Police officers carried out a "hard stop" on a VW Golf in Edgware, north London, on April 30, 2005.

Police officers John Terry and Christopher Heerey are two of the witnesses who will be giving evidence.

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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