Three persons are because of seem in courtroom after former boxing world champion Amir Khan was allegedly robbed at gunpoint.
The information/met-police/index.html” id=”mol-0a2f23c0-f31f-11ec-9647-f7d9582bba01″>Metropolitan Police stated Ahmed Bana, 25, Nurul Amin, 24, and Dante Campbell, 20, have been remanded in custody after being charged over the incident in Leyton, east information/london/index.html” id=”mol-0a376120-f31f-11ec-9647-f7d9582bba01″>London, in April.
All three appeared at Thames Magistrates’ Court at present.
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 worry of violence, and possession of ammunition for a firearm and not using a certificates.
Former boxing champion Khan, 35, was with his spouse Faryal on High Road in Leyton at round 9.15pm on April 18 when he was allegedly approached by some men who threatened him with a gun earlier than stealing his £70,000 watch.
Amir Khan and his spouse Faryal Makhdoom at Indigo at the O2 in London in 2019
CCTV footage confirmed the couple leaving the restaurant earlier than the incident
The 35-year-old boxer and his spouse had been attacked outdoors the Sahara Grill in Leyton on April 18 the place robbers made off with his diamond-encrusted Franck Muller Vanguard Chronograph (pictured)
Prosecutor Cathryn Evans described the incident as a ‘violent gun-enabled’ and ‘organised attack’.
She stated: ‘This was a violent avenue theft dedicated in opposition to a complainant who’s a former skilled boxer.
‘He was robbed of a watch valued over £70,000. He was with his spouse and pal when he was approached.
‘People bought out of a automotive and a gun was put to him, he was threatened with a gun.
‘His pal was additionally threatened with a gun.’
Ms Evans alleged that Amin was the ‘spotter’ whereas Bana was the getaway driver.
She claimed ‘viable’ ammunition was later discovered in a sock in Campbell’s bed room.
Bana, of Hale Gardens, Tottenham, Amin, of Cavendish Road, Finsbury Park, and Campbell, of Denmark Road, Hornsey, all north London, had been remanded in custody forward of a plea and trial preparation listening to at Snaresbrook Crown Court on 25 July.
Hours earlier than the incident, Khan was pictured with a fan whereas buying in Oxford Street sporting his flashy watch, which is value round £72,000 and is studded with 719 diamonds.
And the Olympic medallist was additionally sporting it in an Instagram put up from a charity do at the Grosvenor House Hotel the evening earlier than – elevating fears he could have been particularly focused.
An eyewitness advised The Sun that Khan was visibly shaken by the ordeal, including: ‘They weren’t hanging round. They bought straight into the automotive and fled.
‘Amir had loved a stunning night with his spouse and had been buying earlier in 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.
Amir Khan is pictured with a fan in Oxford Street sporting certainly one of his luxurious watches
In a put up to her Instagram account late final evening, Khan’s spouse Makhdoom additionally claimed the watch was stolen and posted its serial quantity in a bid to try to ‘discover out who’s accomplished this’
‘I crossed the street with Faryal, fortunately she was few steps behind me.
‘Two men ran to me, he requested for my watch while having a gun pointed in my face. The major 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 exhibit our dedication to taking these intent on utilizing violence, or the specter of violence, off of our streets.’
In 2012 Khan was ambushed by an armed gang that reportedly tried to steal his £100,000 Range Rover.