Man on acid at­tack charge

The Wharf - - News -

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.

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