Amir Khan: Three men charged after gunpoint robbery of boxer

Khan had been out to dinner when he said a gun was pointed in his face and his £72,000 watch was taken.

Khan had been out to dinner with his model wife Faryal Makhdoom at Sahara Grill in Leyton High Road, Newham on April 18, when he said a gun was pointed in his face and his £72,000 watch was taken.

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Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom. Credit: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

The 35-year-old boxer said at the time that "the main thing is we’re both safe".

Ahmed Bana, 25, Nurul Amin, 24, and Dante Campbell, 20, are in custody and will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court later today (Thursday, June 23), the Met Police said.

Scotland Yard said the suspects, all from north London, have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.

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

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.

No shots were fired and no-one was injured, police said.