Three people are due to appear in court after former boxing world champion Amir Khan was allegedly robbed at gunpoint.
The Metropolitan Police said 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 due to appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court later today.
Khan has taken to his social media accounts to confirm the news.
Three men have been named and charged for robbing my watch from me at gun point.
Just to remind you, It was the month of Ramadan. I believe the lads who did this where Muslim. https://t.co/VFiX3c7WFu
— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) June 23, 2022
Scotland Yard have said that all three suspects have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
Campbell has also been charged with possessing an imitation firearm, with intent to cause fear of violence, and possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate
Bana has also been charged with possession of an imitation firearm.
The Bolton native was with his wife Faryal on High Road in Leyton at around 9.15pm on April 18, when he was allegedly approached by some men who threatened him with a gun before stealing his £70,000 watch.
BREAKING: Three men have been arrested after Amir Khan had his £70,000 watch stolen at gunpoint. pic.twitter.com/zwIv3bKK3E
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) June 22, 2022