Attempted murder charge after stabbing outside Holloway mosque

PUBLISHED: 13:37 30 August 2016 | UPDATED: 13:46 30 August 2016

Masjid Al-risaalah mosque and Islington Islamic Centre. (Picture: Google Maps).

Masjid Al-risaalah mosque and Islington Islamic Centre. (Picture: Google Maps).


A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing outside a mosque in Parkhurst Road last week.

The victim, a man in his 40s, was attacked at the junction with Warlters Road outside Masjid Al-risaalah mosque and Islington Islamic Centre at 1pm on Tuesday. His injuries are not said to be life threatening.

Mohammed Sharif Omar, 49, of Bartholomew Road, Kentish Town, is also charged with possession of a knife in a public place. He appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Thursday and was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on September 22.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Islington Gazette. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Related articles

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Islington Gazette