Police name man stabbed at London Halal butchers


Irfan Ahmad died at scene after being stabbed in the chest

POLICE have named a man who was stabbed to death at a North London Halal butchers.

Irfan Ahmad was stabbed at Halal Food Direct on The Broadway, Wood Green on 29 September.

Mr Ahmad, 24, was a member of staff at the business. He was treated by paramedics but died at the scene. A post-mortem gave cause of death as a stab wound to the chest.

Police believe Mr Ahmad was involved in a dispute with his killer before he was stabbed.

No arrests have been made and Detectives are now appealing for information.

DCI Steve Lawrence said: “It appears there was dispute in the shop which resulted in the victim being stabbed. The male suspect then made off from the premises on foot.

“This incident occurred in a busy area in the middle of the afternoon, and we need to hear from any witnesses who have not yet come forward. Did you see anything that may be of use? Did you see in which direction the suspect ran off?

“It is essential that anyone with information contacts the police as soon as possible.”

Anyone who can assist should call the incident room on 020-7321 9290; if you wish to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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