After a triple stabbing in North London, a man has died. The fifth killing happened in the capital in just six days. The managed 30, was among three people taken to the hospital after police called to reports of combat at 10.50 pm on Tuesday. The two other injured men one is 20 years old and another is 30 years old – are not in a life-threatening condition, as per the Metropolitan Police. No arrests have been made. The suspected murder comes after, a man in his 40s was severely stabbed in Stratford, in East London, in the early hours of Monday. A 34 years old man was stabbed to death in Tower Hamlets on Saturday. A young man was spiked in Wandsworth and another shot in Plumstead. arrests have been made in all but the Tower Hamlets and Stratford cases.
In Tulsi Hill and Leytonstone shootings, two men also injured and in the same period. Pinching criticism focussed the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan over the violence but he has accused cuts in policing, claiming that the city has some police officers “ than at any time since 2003”.
Paying tribute to the efforts of the officers, Mr. Khan said: “this weekend they have dismissed leave, working 12-hour shifts, canceled rest days – they are under resources, overstretched and also working extremely hard .”
He also added, “we’ve lost thousands of police staff, more than 40 youth clubs, many teachers and cuts made in public services, in preventative services.
“Even the Home Office’s own civil servants say there is a link between massive cuts in police resources and an increase in violent crime. ”