NRI student stabbed
to death, three arrested and bailed
London, Oct. 12, 2007
Rizwan Darbar, 17, student was knifed to death in West Ham Park,
east London, on Sunday afternoon when his two friends were sitting
there and listening to music on a mobile phone. A gang of young
kids approached them and demanded Rizwan's friend's mobile phone.
When Rizwan Darbar and friends refused to hand over the phone,
Rizwan Darbar was stabbed.
Rizwan Darbar was taken to Newham General Hospital and died in
couple of hours. According to his family, they were told that
he had suffered a cardiac arrest during surgery. His family had
posted a £10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest.
On Thursday, three people aged 15, 16, and a 20 years old were
arrested in connection with the murder of a Rizwan Darbar. They
were also bailed pending further inquiries. The youth had stabbed
the teenager is said to be of mixed race and other two along with
him were black, according to the police.
Rizwan Darbar was studying accounts, finance and business at
Newham Sixth Form College, UK
He just started a job at Currys.
Chief Inspector Matt Horne said, "Our advice is always to
hand over the phone."
In 2007, 20 teenagers have been killed by knives or guns