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Man sentenced for Wapping Woods stabbings

Scene of attack
Image caption The women were stabbed by Sijil Miah in two separate attacks in December

A man who injured two women in separate knife attacks in an east London park has been given an indefinite hospital detention order.

Sijil Miah, 32, of Shadwell, attacked the women, then aged 38 and 26, in Wapping Woods, on 4 and 29 December 2012, Snaresbrook Crown Court was told.

Miah admitted wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Attempted murder charges were dropped by the prosecution after his plea.

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