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Murder victim named as police reveal suspicious car was later set on fire UK News

A man who died from a stab wound in Whetstone has been named by police Mohammad Raza Gulzar, 29.

A murder investigation was opened by the Metropolitan Police after Mohammad’s death in hospital on June 19.

Two days earlier Mohammad had been stabbed twice in High Road in Whetstone following reports of a fight.

Police revealed that four vehicles were heading towards High Road when one of the vehicles – a blue Lexus Saloon – appeared to deliberately crash into one of the other vehicles – a dark-colored BMW.

Everyone inside the vehicles then allegedly started fighting, and Mohammad was allegedly stabbed twice with a knife.

The attack was reportedly filmed on a cell phone.

Times Series: Police cordon at Whetstone High Road on the morning of Friday June 18.  Credit: Mike LindupPolice cordon at Whetstone High Road on the morning of Friday June 18th. Credit: Mike Lindup

An emergency call arrived at 10:24 p.m. (Thursday 17th June) and the London Ambulance Service and Met rushed to the scene where Mohammad was found in critical condition.

He was taken to a hospital in northwest London but died of his injuries around 11:15 p.m. on June 19.

Mohammad’s family is aware of this and is supported by specialist officers.

An autopsy was performed at the Haringey Mortuary on Wednesday and determined the cause of death was stabbing.

When police arrived at the scene in Whetstone on the night of June 17, the suspects had already fled in the blue Lexus and a black Range Rover.

The Lexus vehicle headed for St Margarets Avenue and was later found on fire at Tillingham Way, near the junction with Twineham Green, in Woodside Park.

The Range Rover headed for Totteridge Lane and the vehicle was later found near Dale Grove in North Finchley.

So far, 11 people have been arrested in connection with the incident in downtown Whetstone.

But exactly one week after the stabbing, police returned to the streets of Whetstone last night to try to find out more about who is responsible for Mohammed’s murder.

Times Series: Victim Mohammad Raza Gulzar.  Credit: Met PoliceVictim Mohammad Raza Gulzar. Credit: Met Police

Principal Investigating Officer Chief Detective Inspector Laurence Smith said: “My team worked tirelessly around the clock to establish the events which led to the sad death of Mohammad Raza Gulzar within days of the attack.

“A week after the attack, I am calling on members of the public who may have information regarding this incident to come forward and speak to the police. Any information you provide, no matter how insignificant it may seem, could be crucial to our investigation.

“I make a special appeal to anyone who was able to film the incident on their cell phone or to anyone who may have seen the blue Lexus or the black Range Rover on the short trips they made immediately after the crash. knife.

“Someone in the area may have seen the blue Lexus with a damaged front drive up to Tillingham Way near the junction with Twineham Green.

“I urge residents who live in the area and anyone driving in the area on Thursday, June 17th to check their doorbell and dashcam footage.”

Anyone who has witnessed this incident or has footage of a cell phone, dash cam or doorbell should call the police on 101 or tweet @MetCC citing CAD8736 / 17JUN.

To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit

  • Five men aged 27, 28, 29, 29 and 29 were arrested on June 18 on suspicion of a brawl. They were taken to a north London police station and subsequently released on bail.
  • Five men aged 27, 33, 35, 55 and 54 were arrested on June 19 on suspicion of attempted murder. They were all later released on bail or released under investigation.
  • A 27-year-old man was arrested on June 21 in the district of Blackburn, north-west London, on suspicion of hijacking the course of justice and aiding a delinquent. He has since been released on bail to return in mid-July.

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