Man on acid attack charge
A man from Canning Town has been charged with grievous bodily harm following an acid attack on two cousins in Beckton. A noxious substance was poured over Resham Khan, 21, and Jameel Muhktar, 37, as they sat in traffic in a car in Tollgate Road. The cousins were both left with life-changing injuries after the attack on June 21. John Tomlin, 24, of Colman Road, was charged with two counts of grievous bodily harm with intent on July 10. He has been remanded in custody to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, July 11.