Boy cleared by jury over fatal stabbing of Croydon teenager on a London bus

The jury at the Old Bailey deliberated for 27 hours before giving their verdict

A 17-year-old boy has been cleared of murdering a Croydon teenager who was fatally stabbed in front of shocked bus passengers.

Damani Mauge was stabbed in the chest and neck with a hunting knife just seconds after he got on a 130 bus in Whitehorse Lane, in South Norwood.

The defendant was accused knifing the 17-year-old victim as they grappled just seconds after Damani got on the single-decker bus at 8.30pm on Sunday, March 8.

Damani, who was a talented Croydon athlete,...
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