Video: CCTV footage of stabbing inside Stratford minicab office

PUBLISHED: 16:09 01 May 2015 | UPDATED: 16:09 01 May 2015

Mohammed Yasser Afzal was murdered at E20 cars in Stratford

Mohammed Yasser Afzal was murdered at E20 cars in Stratford


Warning: The contents of this video may be distressing

Police have released footage of the shocking moment a minicab controller was murdered.

The video shows Gulam Chowdhury, 24, of Heenan Close, Barking, brandish a large kitchen knife and leap over the counter at the E20 cars control office on Stratford Broadway.

Mohammed Yasser Afzal was stabbed 20 times and never regained consciousness after the attack on March 24 last year.

Chowdhury was sentenced to life behind bars at the Old Bailey today and will serve a minimum of 28 years.

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