London Central Mosque sealed off after Regents Park stabbing

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London Central Mosque said all staff and attendees to the Mosque are safe. the armed officers could be seen leaving the mosque at about 23. The crime scene included the sealing off of the local London Central Mosque where it is believed that the attackers fled shortly after. The stabbing comes as London is in the midst of a 40 year high rise in knife crime. Labour MPs and London Mayor Sadiq Khan blame the rise in crime on police cuts by the Conservative government. Zahir Visiter was found on an estate in nearby St Johns Wood after being stabbedPolice have identified the 25 old victim of a fatal stabbing in central London after armed police sealed off a mosque as they hunted for suspects. Zahir Visiter was stabbed beside the canal in Regents Park on Thursday night but was found on an estate in nearby St Johns Wood. Visiter was treated at the scene but later died in hospital. His attackers fled the scene and were observed entering the London Central mosque prompting armed police to surround and search the building. A review of local CCTV footage forensic analysis at the scene and searches in and around the scene continue

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