#AceNewsReport – Nov.14: A baby boy was delivered by emergency caesarian section and is fighting for his life in hospital after his pregnant mother was shot dead with a crossbow in the latest violence to rock in London: Sana Muhammad was eight months pregnant when she was killed in front of her young children as she did the washing up at the family home in Ilford yesterday morning: The 35-year-old was rushed to hospital and medics delivered her baby son while the arrow was still in her abdomen: The tiny baby, who relatives have named Ibrahim, is now critically ill in hospital: The victim’s husband, Imtiaz Muhammad, said her attacker chased him into the house when he discovered him hiding in their shed: He told The Evening Standard: ‘I was shouting “run, run, run”. He shot her………….‘I can’t help thinking she took my arrow. Maybe it should have hit me. The kids were all there, it was horrific.’ #AceNewsDesk reports
- Pregnant mother was attacked while doing housework in east London home
- Killer is said to have hidden in the shed before firing a crossbow at family
- Dying mother rushed to hospital and her baby boy was delivered by caesarian
- A man, 50, has been arrested and appeared in court charged with murder
The arrow is said to have passed just inches from the unborn baby’s body: Mr Muhammad added: ‘The arrow went up into her heart but did not touch the unborn baby. The baby was due in four weeks. They operated with the arrow still in because it would have been too dangerous to take out.’ ………..Neighbours said Mrs Muhammad’s ex-husband, Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo, was the man taken away by police yesterday morning.
Heartbroken Mr Muhammad described his partner of seven years as a ‘wonderful mother and wife’ Friends said she had five children, two with her previous partner, aged 12, 14 and 18, and two with Mr Muhammad, aged two and five.
A total of 121 people have been killed in London this year, with the total already beyond the number killed in the whole of last year
Mrs Muhammad became London’s 120th homicide victim this year, with another attack in Balham last night taking the total number killed in the capital in 2018 to 121
Neighbour Navneet Buttar, 35, was at home at time of the incident and saw the aftermath……………….She said: ‘I saw man come out he was shaking, nervous and he said “help, help”. Then within minutes the police came.’
Enquiries continue by detectives from the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command: Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and quote CAD 8110/12 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.