Newsweek. 6th June 2017.
The 10-story block of flats on King’s Road, Barking, could be anywhere in suburban London. Modern social housing with staggered metal balconies overlook a quiet residential street. The playful shrieks of children on their lunch break filter through from a nearby school. Residents leave their homes to get groceries or to walk their children on tree-lined sidewalks.
But the Elizabeth Fry Flats—named after the 19th century British social reformer known as the “Angel of Prisons”—harbored a peddler of death in London’s East End: Khuram Shazad Butt.