Man charged with attempted murder - Slough

05/10/2015

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge a man with the attempted murder of a man in Slough.

Mohammed Khan, aged 33, of Stoke Poges Lane, Slough, was charged in the early hours of this morning, Monday, 05 October 2015, with attempted murder, Section 18 wounding with intent, two charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and two charges of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

The charges are in connection with an incident, which occurred in Lismore Park, Slough, yesterday morning, Sunday, 04 October 2015, during which four people (three men and a woman) were injured.

Adrian Foster, Chief Crown Prosecutor for Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said: "Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a file was forwarded to us to consider whether any criminal charges could be brought against Mohammed Khan.

"Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge Mohammed Khan with attempted murder, Section 18 wounding with intent, two charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and two charges of possessing an offensive weapon in a public place.

"The charges are in connection with an incident, which occurred in Lismore Park, Slough, yesterday morning, Sunday, 04 October 2015, during which four people (three men and a woman) were injured.

"The decision to charge was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors."

Khan has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear at Slough Magistrates' Court this morning, Monday, 05 October 2015.

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