Twitter ‘ignored mother of alleged murder victim’s plea to remove video of son’s death for two months’
- Sven Badzak, 22, was stabbed when he went to buy a bagel in Kilburn on February 6
- His mother Jasna Badzak, 49, revealed a gruesome clip of his death on Twitter
- The video – titled ‘he’s gone’ – stayed on Twitter for nearly two months, she said
An ex-Tory activist says Twitter ignored her pleas to remove a video of the death of her aspiring lawyer son.
Sven Badzak, 22, was reportedly stabbed when he went to buy a bagel in Kilburn, London, on February 6.
His mother Jasna Badzak, 49 – a former Conservative Party activist – revealed a gruesome two-second clip of his death on Twitter.
The video – titled ‘he’s gone’ – stayed on the site for nearly two months, she said, despite police calling on the social media giant to remove it.
Mrs. Badzak, from North London, told me The sun: ‘Whoever filmed it did nothing to help my son and it was clearly recorded before the police or an ambulance arrived – then posted straight to Twitter.
Sven Badzak, 22, (pictured) was allegedly stabbed when he went to buy a bagel in Kilburn, London on Feb. 6
‘What kind of company has these things reported?
“Losing her son is the worst nightmare for any mother.”
The clip was removed after it was found to violate Twitter’s “ sensitive media policies, ” the company said.
Mr. Badzak was standing in front of a bagel shop with a teenage friend when he was reportedly approached by several people in February.
His mother Jasna Badzak, 49 (pictured) – a former Conservative Party activist – revealed a gruesome two-second clip of his death on Twitter
The couple broke up and Mr Badzak is said to have been stabbed.
The teenager also sustained stab wounds, but managed to escape into a store and would now be recovering.
Mr. Badzak, from Maida Hill, West London, received private tuition at Wetherby and Portland Place schools before attending Roehampton University.
Last month, Shiroh Ambersley, of Wembley, northwest London, became the second man to be charged with the murder of Mr. Bathing bag.
Rashid Gedel, 20, from Ilford, East London, is also charged with murder and will appear at the Old Bailey on June 1.
Earlier, Ms. Badzak – a consultant and financial analyst – related how her son went out to buy orange juice and then went to a bagel shop when he was allegedly attacked.
A young Mr Badzak is depicted with Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured). The aspiring lawyer was stabbed in February
She said, “The Waitrose bag of orange juice he bought with my card was found in the same place where he died.”
Ms. Badzak previously enlisted the help of Boris Johnson to get justice after her son’s death.
The prime minister said that “absolutely everything” is being done to tackle violent crimes after Ms. Badzak made her plea.