'Splendid' boy stabbed in London

A 16-year-old boy who was killed in a knife attack in east London has been described as a "splendid young man" by his headteacher. The teenager, Ajmol Alom, was attacked in Spey Street, Poplar, at around 9.50pm on Monday.

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Third man arrested

Detectives investigating the murder of Ajmol Alom in Poplar have arrested a third man in connection with his death.

The 21-year-old from the east London was arrested today and has been remanded at an east London police station.

A 19-year-old man arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder remains in custody.

19 year old Aminur Nazir Khan appeared at Thames Magistrates Court today charged with the murder of Ajmol Alom.

He has since been remanded to appear at the Old Bailey next week.

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