Man charged with murder of two teenagers - Milton Keynes

22/07/2013

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge a 19-year-old man with the murders of two teenagers in Milton Keynes.

Ahmed Ahmed, of no fixed abode, was charged yesterday evening, Sunday, 21 July 2013, with two counts of murder in relation to the deaths of 19-year-old Mohamed Abdi Farah, and 18-year-old Amin Ahmed Ismail, who were fatally shot in an alleyway on the Fishermead estate on 26 May 2011.

Baljit Ubhey OBE, 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 the 19-year-old man.

"Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge the man with two counts of murder.

"The charges are in relation to an incident, which occurred on the Fishermead estate in Milton Keynes on 26 May 2011.

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

Ahmed has been remanded in custody to appear before Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court this morning, Monday, 22 July 2013.