- Seven people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering Alexander Kareem, Khafi's younger brother
- The 20-year-old was gunned down in London on June 8, after he left a convenience store and rode a scooter to a friend’s house
- This report comes barely a week after he was laid to rest in London, UK
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The investigation of Alex Kareem's death seems to have taken a positive development as some individuals have been arrested in connection with the murder.
Alex was the younger brother to 2019 BBNaija star, Khafi Kareem.
Recall a while ago, Legit.ng reported the news of how the 20-year-old was gunned down close to their family home in Shepherd’s Bush, West London. He was said to be walking home from a convenience store in the early hours of June 8, before he was shot dead.
In a new report by the BBC, investigators from the Metropolitan police arrested five men between the ages of 18 and 24, a 16-year-old boy, and a 35-year-old woman, on suspicion of being involved in the murder.
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Speaking on the development, Wayne Jolley, a detective chief inspector who leads the investigation, said: “This is a significant development in the investigation, however, we will not be complacent. We will continue to work hard to make sure those responsible are brought to justice.
I believe this murder to have been a case of mistaken identity, perpetrated recklessly, and with no regard whatsoever for human life. Alexander’s death is a tragic reminder that carrying a gun has devastating consequences, I urge anyone with information to come forward and speak with us.”
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According to reports, the suspects arrested have been taken into custody.
Also, a white Range Rover believed to be linked to the shooting was found burnt 25 minutes after the police were called.
It is indeed a trying period for the family members of Khafi. The BBNaija star together with her siblings and mother finally said the last goodbye to the youngest member of their family, Alexander.
During the funeral service which took place on Thursday, July 29, the bubbly young lady rendered a touching tribute in honour of her deceased younger brother, The Sun reports.
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