A delivery driver will appear in court today in connection with the murder of a primary school teacher.
Sabina Nisa, 28, was attacked as she walked into a pub and was later found dead five minutes from her home in Kidbrook, south-east London.
On Monday, Kosi Salmaj, 36, was charged with murder and later taken into custody before appearing in London’s Old Bailey.
In the Wilsden Magistrate’s Court, Salmaj was not formally asked to file a petition.
But when asked about his client’s request, Selmaj’s lawyer, Eden Harvey, said: “I have indicated on the form that it will not be a criminal request.”
Slimaj lived with a girlfriend in Eastbourne, East Sussex for about five years and worked as Domino’s pizza delivery driver until July.
A Nissan Micra seed, which he used to deliver food, was found a mile from his flat.
Sabina was passing through Caterpillar Park on September 17 to meet her friend for a first date.
CCTV footage, which has not yet been released by police, shows Sabina’s assailant hitting her on the head with an object before she carried him on her shoulder to the park where she The body was found.
He was discovered the next day by a dog walker covered in leaves.
Tribute was paid to the “amazing” primary school teacher, who was described by many as “caring” and “beautiful.”
The Duchess of Cambridge said she shared her thoughts with Sabina’s family and friends, tweeting that she was “saddened by the loss of another innocent young woman on our streets”.
Boris Johnson, meanwhile, sent a message of support to Sabina’s fans, saying: “My thoughts are with Sabina Nisa’s family and friends at this very sad time and I will think about her tonight when people think of her. We will come together for respect. “
Sabina’s sister Jabina broke down in tears when she also paid an emotional tribute.
“We have lost an amazing, caring, beautiful sister, who passed away very soon,” he said.
“Sabina loved her family. It feels like we’re stuck in a nightmare and can’t get out of it.”
On September 24, hundreds of mourners gathered to light candles in his memory.