The police are investigating the murder of a bouncer outside a New Year’s Eve party have charged the son of Muslim cleric Abu Hamza with firearms offences.
Imran Mostafa Kamel, 26, has been charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear or danger and possession of a firearm when prohibited for life, news.sky.com reports.
Kamel is also being held as a suspect over the bouncer’s murder.
His arrest came after a separate incident at Fountain House in Park Lane, Westminster, where Tudor Simionov, 33 (photo), was stabbed to death at around 5.36am on Tuesday.
Kamel, of The Grove, Ealing, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court and was remanded in custody.
Hamza was found guilty of terror offences in the UK and the US, where he is serving a life sentence at a high-security prison.
Tudor Simionov was hailed a hero for protecting colleagues who were attacked by a group of men trying to gain entry to the party at a £12.5 million townhouse in Park Lane, standard.co.uk reported on Wednesday.
Simionov died at the scene after police were called to reports of trouble in the street at 80 Park Lane at about 5.30am. Two other security staff, both men aged 37 and 29, and a woman, 29, were also taken to hospital after being stabbed. Their injuries are not life-threatening.
Tudor Simionov was a former Dinamo Bucharest rower who worked there as a security guard, digi24.ro informs.