REWARD FOR INFO ON NISHA PATEL-NASRI MURDER
(16 May 2006)
reward of £10,000 is being offered by The Sun newspaper for
information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s)
responsible for the murder of Special Constable Nisha Patel-Nasri
on Thursday 11 May 2006. Commissioner Sir Ian Blair paid tribute
to Special Constable Nisha Patel-Nasri following her tragic death
and condolences have been pouring in to the Met since then. An incident
room has opened at Barnes under the supervision of Det Supt Julian
Sir Ian Blair said: "Our hearts go out to Nisha's husband and
family and friends. It is a tragedy that a young woman who willingly
gave up so much of her valuable free time to work as a police officer
in her local community should lose her life in this terrible way.
was tremendously popular with her colleagues, who regarded her a
real team player and her death is a huge loss to the Metropolitan
Thursday 11 May police were called to outside 20 Sudbury Avenue,
Wembley - the home address of Nisha. Nisha was alone in the house.
Neighbours report a disturbance and heard Nisha scream out. A man
wearing a hooded top was seen to run south towards Sylvester Road.
was given first aid by a neighbour. Police attended and performed
emergency aid before the arrival of London Ambulance Service who
then took her to Northwick Park Hospital where she later died.
was well known in the local community as a successful hairdresser
working from a residential address in Rugby Avenue. She also served
her community and was a hugely popular member of the Met Special
Constabulary in Brent Borough.
investigative team has since released further information:
our appeal for information in relation to the murder of Nisha Patel-Nasri,
the young couple who police asked to come forward have now done
so. We are now satisfied that the hooded man seen running south
away from the scene towards Sylvester Road was a black man, no further
description is available at this time.
are still appealing for a second man who was seen to walk off very
calmly from Sudbury Avenue towards East Lane (the opposite direction
to the first suspect).
is missing from the kitchen of 20 Sudbury Avenue. It is believed
to be a John Lewis 'Evolution' cook's knife with an approx 20 cm
blade (30cm in total length) made from one single piece of stainless
steel. It is possible that this is the knife that Nisha was stabbed
with. We have not been able to find the knife at the scene.
are appealing for anyone who may know the whereabouts of this knife
or anyone who finds it to call the incident room. "
with information is asked to call the incident room at Barnes on
020 8247 7821, if you wish to remain anonymous please call crimestoppers
on 0800 555 111.