Detectives investigating the double murder of two drill rappers have made two further arrests.

Saydi Abu Sheikh, 23, and Zakariya Jeilani Mohamed, 32, both died from gunshot wounds in Henley Road, Ilford, on Tuesday (October 25).

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A 20-year-old man was arrested in Ilford on Wednesday (November 23) and a 21-year-old man was arrested in Northampton on Thursday (November 24).

Ilford Recorder:

The drill rappers, part of a group called Drillford, died of stab and gunshot wounds in 'unspeakable act of extreme violence'.

Both suspects are both being held on suspicion of murder and remain in custody at a south London police station.

Police were called at 12.16am on Tuesday, October 25 by the London Ambulance Service to reports of a shooting inside a house in Henley Road.

Ilford Recorder:

Armed officers attended along with local officers and paramedics. Three men were found with gunshot injuries.

Saydi Abu Sheikh and Zakariya Jeilani Mohamed, who were both from Ilford, died at the scene.

A 30-year-old man was taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. He remains there in a serious but stable condition. His family are also being supported by officers.

Ilford Recorder:

The families of all three men continue to be supported by specialist officers.

Two men have been charged as part of the same investigation.

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