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Nigerian Man Dies In Clapton London After Street Attack (RIP Bakare Yesufu)

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Nigerian Man Dies In Clapton London After Street Attack (RIP Bakare Yesufu)

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August 1st, 2013 – Nigerian Man Dies In London UK After Street Attack (RIP Bakare Yesufu)

A Nigerian man identified as Bakare Yesufu has died of his injury following a street attack few weeks ago in Clapton, East London.

In the attack the 47-year-old suffered a serious head injury.

Bakare Yesufu passed away on the 28th of July, 2013.

Homicide and serious crime detectives are currently investigating Yesufu’s death.

Below is an official message from London Met Police on Bakare Yesufu‘s death;

A MAN who is believed to have been assaulted in E5 on Wednesday 10 July has now died.

Shortly before 16.10hrs on that day, police came across an injured man on the pavement in Upper Clapton Road, close to the junction with Rossington Street, E5.

Officers attended to the 47-year-old man, who had suffered a serious head wound following a suspected assault.

The London Ambulance Service also attended and the man was taken to the Royal London Hospital in a critical condition.

His condition deteriorated and he died on Sunday 28 July at 20:00hrs.

He has been named as Bakre Yesufu, 47 (10.7.66) of Rossington Street, E5.

A post-mortem examination took place at Popular mortuary on 30 July. Cause of death was given as pulmonary embolism.

Two men were arrested in connection with the investigation on 10 July and 19 July and subsequently charged.

An incident room has opened at the Homicide and Serious Crime Command at Hendon – any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call 020 8358 0300 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

May his soul rest in eternal peace.



  1. iron bar

    August 2, 2013 at 1:36 AM

    it seems like a retaliatory attack…imagine an innocent man just paid the supreme price..r i p fellow compatriot

  2. Austine J.

    August 2, 2013 at 8:12 AM

    Rest in peace!!!

  3. Mimilola

    August 2, 2013 at 10:33 AM

    Rip ,

  4. mike

    August 2, 2013 at 10:58 AM

    Trust Britain,they have just retaliated the killing of thier citizen by a nigerian. Case closed.


    August 2, 2013 at 12:20 PM

    even in ogbodo oyibo incisant killing is still carry out well, shoulder high u were taken there. Shoulder high u ll be brought low to mother earth .oh death why him? adiu fellow compatroit farewell till we meet to part no more


    August 2, 2013 at 2:50 PM

    Dis is oyibo’s way of paying back to Naija pple but unfortunatly to an innocent nigerin. May his soul RIP.

  7. KC4LIFE

    August 3, 2013 at 7:08 AM

    God we judge,only him know who did it nd y.

  8. samson funmilayo

    August 3, 2013 at 9:10 AM

    may his soul rest in peace.Amen.

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