Three sentenced over unprovoked schoolboy attack

Ajmol Alom was stabbed in east London in an unprovoked attack on 12 August 2013.

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Police hope life sentences act as 'deterrent'

Ajmol was an innocent teenager enjoying a summer evening with his friends when they were targeted in an unprovoked attack by a group of young men with knives. This incident highlights the misery that knife crime causes. I hope the sentence acts as a deterrent to those who carry or use knives or associate with others who do so.

– Detective Inspector Julie Willats, Metropolitan Police


'Knife madness must end' after schoolboy murder

During sentencing Judge Judge Martyn Zeidman said: "This knife madness must end. There has to be a change. But cold figures can never sufficiently reflect the tragic sorrow caused by knife crime. In our case there were two totally unprovoked attacks upon 16-year-old boys."

Ajmol Alom

He added: "The first stabbing was to Rob's face but that did not quench your joint thirst for violence. Within a minute or so you were each a party to the second attack, this time upon Ajmol Alom. You each played a part in bringing his life to an end."

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Three sentenced over unprovoked schoolboy stabbing

Three men were today sentenced for 23 years each for the murder Ajmol Alom. The 16-year-old was stabbed with a knife in an unprovoked attack in east London on 12 August 2013.

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The three men sentenced are Aminur Nazir Khan, 20, from Robin Hood Gardens; Mashudur Rahman, 22, from E15 and Ali Choudhury, 20, from E14.

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