UK police make second arrest in Mohammed al Araimi murder

Muscat: A man has been charged with the murder of Omani student Mohammed Al-Araimi who died after being stabbed in Knightsbridge in December 2019, the UK Metropolitan Police said in a statement.

Arseboon Dilbaro, 22, was charged on Tuesday, (July 14) with murder, GBH with intent, attempted robbery, and threatening a person with a blade/sharply pointed article in a public place, the police said.

He was to appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, July 15.

Dilbaro was arrested shortly after 1 pm on Tuesday after arriving at Heathrow Airport on a flight from Egypt.

A second man, Badir Rahim Alnazi, 24 of no fixed address, was charged on Thursday (January 9) with the murder of 20-year-old Mohammed, attempted robbery, and possession of a bladed article.

He appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court and was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey. The next appearance date is awaited.

Mohammed al Araimi, 20, died following an incident on December 5, 2019.

A second man, aged 20, a friend of Mohammed’s, who also had suffered injuries, was taken to hospital for treatment. He has since been discharged.

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