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Hackney stabbing: Man arrested on suspicion of murder

Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali Image copyright Met Police
Image caption Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali was trying to act as a peacemaker when he was attacked

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was stabbed while trying to defuse a fight.

Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali, 26, was attacked outside the Rolling Stock bar in Hackney, east London, in November.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and violent disorder.

A 18-year-old woman had previously been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender but was bailed pending further inquiries.

There were 132 murders in London in 2018, the highest rate for a decade.

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