A 21-year-old man of Ghanaian descent, Kwasi Anim-Boadu has been stabbed to death in London.
The deceased was knifed near Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s home in Finsbury Park.Follow @Graphicgh
According to the UK’s Standard, the incident which occurred on Saturday is the 39th fatal knife attack in London this year.
His attacker, Brayane Tchenda, has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and appeared in court Monday.
According to UK’s Independent, police were called to Seven Sisters Road just after 3am on Saturday and found Mr Anim-Boadu and Mr Tchenda with stab wounds a short distance from each other. Mr Anim-Boadu was pronounced dead in nearby Roth Walk.
Mr Tchenda was taken to hospital before being discharged. He was later arrested on suspicion of murder, possession of an offensive weapon and affray.
In an emotional post online, the deceased’s sister Naya wrote: “My younger brother, my only brother got stabbed to death this morning. Guys this needs to stop. The pain I'm experiencing is indescribable… he was taken away from us in a blink of an eye”.
She said: “In the early hours of Saturday 21st of April 2018. Kwasi Anim-Boadu also known as Jnr was taken away from his friends and family in a devastating way. His life was cut short due to a brutal and violent mindless act of knife crime.
“Kwasi was a young boy who was full of life, he brought joy to everyone around him through his conspicuous smile and heart-warming aura.
“He was to turn 21 in May and had his whole life ahead of him. This has now come to an end. When we mention Kwasi it is all now memories and will only be memories.”
She added: “If you love our community-stop killing one another.”