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Abdi Gutale death: Man charged with murder of mini-cab driver

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Image caption Abdi Gutale was shot dead shortly after 03:00 BST on 14 May

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 24-year-old mini-cab driver fatally shot in east London.

Abdi Gutale, from Leytonstone, died when a gunman opened fire as he drove down a residential street in Leyton in the early hours of 14 May.

Kingsley Harvey, 25, also from Leytonstone, was arrested on Wednesday and remanded in custody after a hearing at Thames Magistrates' Court.

He will next appear at the Old Bailey on 7 June.

Two men aged 19 and 31 have been arrested on suspicion of murder and released on bail until early July.

A 22-year-old man arrested in London on 18 May has been bailed until late July.