Three individuals are attributable to seem in court docket after being charged for allegedly robbing former boxing world champion Amir Khan at gunpoint.
In an announcement, the Metropolitan Police stated Ahmed Bana, 25, Nurul Amin, 24, and Dante Campbell, 20, have been charged over the incident in Leyton, east London, in April.
All three are attributable to seem at Thames Magistrates’ Court later.
Scotland Yard stated all three suspects, from north London, have been charged with conspiracy to commit theft. Bana and Campbell have additionally been charged with possession of an imitation firearm.
Campbell has additionally been charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to trigger concern of violence, and possession of ammunition for a firearm with out a certificates.
Former boxing champion Khan, 35, was together with his spouse Faryal on High Road in Leyton at round 9.15pm on April 18 when he was allegedly approached by some males who threatened him with a gun earlier than stealing his £70,000 watch.
Hours earlier than the incident, Khan was pictured with a fan whereas purchasing in Oxford Street sporting his flashy watch, which is value round £72,000 and is studded with 719 diamonds.
An eyewitness instructed The Sun that Khan was visibly shaken by the ordeal, including: ‘They weren’t hanging round. They bought straight into the automobile and fled.
‘Amir had loved a beautiful night together with his spouse and had been purchasing earlier within the day. It raises actual fears he was a deliberate goal. It’s extraordinarily severe. He was left completely terrified.’
Khan and Makhdoom, who bought married in 2013 in New York, have three kids, Lamisah, Muhammad and Alayna.
At the time Khan posted on Twitter: ‘Just had my watch taken off me at gun level in East London, Leyton.
‘I crossed the street with Faryal, fortunately she was few steps behind me.
‘Two males ran to me, he requested for my watch while having a gun pointed in my face. The essential factor is we’re each secure.’
Detective Sergeant Lee Warrington of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command stated:
‘Tackling theft is a key precedence for the Met and these arrests reveal our dedication to taking these intent on utilizing violence, or the specter of violence, off of our streets.’