Teen’s murder accused held in custody

A fifth man has been charged with murder over a killing outside an Ilford nightclub.

Roger Damali, 30, of Macaulay Road, Upton Park, appeared via video link from Pentonville Prison at the Old Bailey last Friday December 23.

Kelvin Chibueze, 17, of Croydon, died after being knifed in the chest outside the Artifex Club in High Road, Ilford, on August 15.

Damali is due to return to court on February 17 for a plea and case management hearing, and is expected to stand trial with Kongolo Kongola, 29, of Plaistow; Lerone Boye, 24, of no fixed address; Dale Williams, 20, of Harts Lane, Barking and Ibrahim Zakari, 20, of Barking, in May, who are also charged with murder.

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