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Three men charged after Bolton boxer Amir Khan was robbed at gunpoint, The Manc

Three men charged after Bolton boxer Amir Khan was robbed at gunpoint

They are due to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 23 June.

The Metropolitan Police has confirmed that three men have been charged after Amir Khan was robbed at gunpoint.

The Bolton-born world champion boxer spoke out earlier this year in an appeal for information, and told of how he was with his wife Faryal on 18 April when he said a gun was pointed in his face on High Road in Leyton, East London.

Mr Khan had his watch, said to be of £71,000-£72,000 in value, stolen during the incident.

The three men who have been charged, 25-year-old Ahmed Bana, and 24-year-old Nurul Amin, and 20-year-old Dante Campbell, are currently each in custody, and are due to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 23 June.

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Each of the men are accused of conspiracy to commit robbery.

At the time of the incident, police officers who attended the scene confirmed that “there were no reports of any shots fired or any injuries”.

Read more: Amir Khan robbed at gunpoint for £71k watch, boxer says

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The Metropolitan Police confirmed: “An investigation was launched after police were called at 21:15 on Monday 18 April to High Road in Leyton. The victim, a man aged in his 30s, was approached by two males who threatened him with a gun before stealing his watch and fleeing.”

The 35-year-old boxer said at the time that of the incident that “the main thing” is that himself and his wife were both “safe”.

Read more: Boxer Amir Khan announces his retirement at 35 years old

Mr Bana and Mr Campbell have also been charged with possession of an imitation firearm.

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Mr Campbell, from Hornsey in London, is also accused of possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence and possession of ammunition for a firearm without certificate, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Featured Image – Amir Khan (via Instagram)

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