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SL immigrant stabbed to death in UK

21 May 2018 09:43 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A man stabbed to death in south London was identified as a Sri Lankan immigrant who moved to the UK in search of a new life.

Arunesh Thangarajah, 28, was found suffering from stab wounds in Mitcham in the early hours of Sunday.

Emergency services raced to the area of Upper Green East near Montrose Gardens and London Road shortly before 3.30am.

Police and paramedics fought to save him, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Scotland Yard said a murder probe has been launched by detectives from the Homicide and Major Crime Command.

Police have informed the man's next of kin, and a post-mortem examination will be arranged.

A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been taken to a south London police station where he remained in custody on Sunday night.(Evening Standard and Metro)


  Comments - 5

  • Yuan Monday, 21 May 2018 09:55 AM

    Does Minorities ever experience that here? Random stabbings because you have a wrong skin color is very common in some western countries. But I have never seen the diaspora asking for equality in these countries.

    Nimal Monday, 21 May 2018 10:18 AM

    wrong skind color ? lol russians and african living here

    citizen Tuesday, 22 May 2018 10:31 AM

    minorities have equal rights in UK because the law will find the culprit and the govt. will not interfere nor will religious leaders

    Bandara Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:50 PM

    Was at the wrong place at wrong time?

    Az Tuesday, 22 May 2018 10:24 PM

    Where were when muslims shops being torched until today for no reason except being muslims.

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