Picture of lorry victim released

Shammi Atwal
Shammi Atwal Credit: Metropolitan Police

A businessman has died after being pushed under a moving lorry as he chased a gang trying to raid his shop. Shammi Atwal confronted the men who entered his Barking cash and carry - armed with metal bars.

Detectives have praised the 45-year-old's bravery, and a murder investigation has been launched.

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Charges over lorry death

Two people have been charged over the death of a shopkeeper. Shammi Atwal was killed by a moving lorry after chasing robbers from his cash and carry.