The police in the United Kingdom have arrested a 24-year-old Nigerian man,

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Ezeoke who was arraigned at the Hendon Magistrates' Court in northwest London, was said to have gunned down the Congolese woman and her nephew in a shooting at their flat in East Finchley on September 15, 2016.

The Scotland Yard said Ezeoke, of no fixed address, is accused of  the double murders though when he appeared in court, he was said to have 'strictly denied' any involvement in the murder.

The Metropolitan Police say it fears the deaths of the pair were a case of mistaken identity, with detectives saying there has been no evidence to suggest they were the intended targets of the shooting.

Four other people, including a child, were inside the flat in Elmhurst Crescent at the time of the attack but were not harmed.

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The police revealed it has also been established that Kalikaka-Ekofo, a psychology student, died from a gunshot wound to the head.