Friends of student who died in Crouch Hill asked to come forward

Friends of a student who died in Crouch Hill earlier this month are being asked to come forward to help trace his final movements.

Mohammad Ajmal, 29, was struck by a train between Crouch Hill and Upper Holloway on September 4.

Police are hoping his friends might be able to piece together what exactly happened to Mr Ajmal.

The death, which is being treated as non-suspicious, was reported to police at 5.24am.

Mr Ajmal was pronounced dead at the scene.


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Gary Mathias, British Transport Police Coroners Liaison Officer, said: “It is two weeks since Mr Ajmal’s death and, although we’re not holding a criminal inquiry, we’re conducting a thorough investigation as part of the file we must prepare for the coroner.

“Mr Amjal was originally from Pakistan and had been in the country for a few months, having come to London to study business and finance.

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“We’re eager to talk to his friends in the area because they may be able to help our investigation.

“I would like to emphasise that they are not in any trouble, but that we need to speak to them because they could assist our enquiries in piecing together Mr Ajmal’s final movements.”

Mr Mathias continued: “The inquest into Mr Ajmal’s death is due to take place later this year.

“We’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time, or who has any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, so we can build a clearer picture of what took place.”

Anyone with information about the incident should contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40 quoting background reference B6/LNA of 19/9/2011.

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