Three more teenagers charged in connection with shooting - High Wycombe

21/05/2014

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge three further teenagers in connection with a shooting in High Wycombe.

Adnan Aqil Talukdar, aged 19, of Buckingham Drive, High Wycombe, has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH), conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent, and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

He was remanded in custody to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court today, Wednesday, 21 May 2014.

Jafer Ali, aged 18, of Mayhew Crescent, High Wycombe, has been charged with assault by beating (the alleged offence took place on 07 May), and two charges of ABH.

He was bailed to appear at High Wycombe Magistrate' Court on Tuesday, 03 June 2014.

A 16-year-old boy from High Wycombe, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with ABH, and possession of a knife blade or a sharp pointed article in a public place.

He was bailed to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court on Friday, 06 June 2014.

The charges relate to an incident, which occurred in the Lucas Wood area next to Underwood Road in High Wycombe on the evening of Sunday, 11 May 2014.

The injured person has now been released from hospital and is recovering at home.

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 the three teenagers.

"Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge the teenagers with various offences.

"The charges are in connection a shooting, which occurred in High Wycombe on Sunday, 11 May 2014.

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

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