Trial date set for trio after Hainault girl, 5, shot

Three men accused of shooting a five year-old Hainault girl in a gang attack are to stand trial at the Old Bailey in the New Year.

Thusha Kamaleswar-an, of Tomswood Hill, was left paralysed from the waist down after a bullet hit her in the back at her uncle’s shop, Stockwell Food and Wine store, in Stockwell on March 29.

Her mother, 12 year-old brother and three year-old sister were unhurt but shop assistant Roshan Selvakumar, 35, suffered a head wound.

Nathaniel Grant, 20, of Camberwell New Road, Camberwell; Kazeem Kolawole, 18, of Black Prince Road, Lambeth and Anthony McCalla, 19, of Oakdale Road, Streatham are each charged with two counts of attempted murder in relation to the incident on March 29.

They were remanded in custody.


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Thusha, who went to Fairlop Primary School, Colvin Gardens, Hainault, is still being treated in hospital.

No family members were in court for the hearing.

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