Bidhya Sagar Das arrested after Finsbury Park Murder

A man has been arrested for the murder of a 1 year old boy and the attempted murder of a 1 year old girl.

Bidhya Sagar Das, who is 33 had been wanted in connection with the incident since Saturday night. Both children had been discovered with serious injuries that night.

The young boy died on Sunday and the girl is still in a serious condition.


The Police were called to Wilberforce Road at 23:10 on Saturday to reports of a disturbance. The Police soon discovered the gravity of the situation and the Air Ambulance was called to the scene.

Witnesses said they heard screams for help outside the family home, after which the two children were scene being carried outside.

The Arrest

Mr Das was finally arrested at 19:15 on Sunday in the Hackney area of East London, he remains in custody.

DCI Dave Whellams, who is heading the investigation said: “This is clearly a tragic incident, and our thoughts are with the family of the two young children.”

The Police are still asking for the public’s help and would ask anyone with information to call 101.

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