THREE men have been accused of robbing Amir Khan of his £ 72,000 watch with weapons.
Ahmed Bana, 25, Nurul Amin, 24, and Dante Campbell, 20, are due to appear in court at the Thames Magistrates’ Court today.
Ace Khan had his watch stolen from his wrist during the frightening ordeal in April.
Two thugs went up to him and demanded that he hand over the diamond-studded Franck Muller Vanguard Chronograph outside the Sahara Grill in Leyton, East London.
His wife Faryal, 30, was a few steps behind.
Police said they questioned three men on suspicion of robbery yesterday.
Bana from Hale Gardens in north London has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of an imitation firearm while committing a crime.
Amin from Cavendish Road in north London has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery.
And Campbell, from Denmark Road, north London, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and possession of an imitation firearm while committing an offense, possession of an imitation firearm with the intent to cause fear of violence and possession of ammunition. to a firearm. without certificate.
A few hours before the robbery, Khan had been pictured with a fan while shopping in Oxford Street wearing his flashy watch.
The watch is set with 719 diamonds.
He also wore it in an Instagram post from a charity party at the Grosvenor House Hotel the night before.
The star shared a video on social media in the hours after the attack.
He told fans on Instagram: “Last night was a bit crazy. I’m glad everyone’s safe.
“It feels a little strange not to have a watch on, but that’s what it is.
“I just wanted to tell you I’m fine. Me and my wife are doing some TV work today.”
Police said they launched an investigation into the attack at 6 p.m. 21.15 on 18 April.
“The victim, a man in his 30s, was approached by two men who threatened him with a gun before stealing his watch and fleeing,” a spokesman said at the time.
No shots were fired and no one was injured.
Detective Lee Warrington of the Met’s Specialist Crime Command said: “Tackling robbery is a key priority for the Met.
“These arrests demonstrate our commitment to take those who intend to use violence, or the threat of violence, away from our streets.”