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Ajmol Alom death: Three more charged with murder

Ajmol Alom
Image caption Ajmol Alom was called a "star pupil" who had wanted to study medicine

Three men have been charged with the murder of a 16-year-old schoolboy who was stabbed to death in east London.

Ajmol Alom, 16, was killed on 13 August after he was stabbed in the thigh in Spey Street, Poplar.

Ali Akbar Choudhury, 20, and Muhammod Malik, 21, from John Street Mews in Tower Hamlets, were charged along with Mashudur Rahman, 22, from Stratford.

They have also been charged with the attempted murder of a 16-year-old boy who was stabbed through the cheek.

Aminur Nazir Khan, 19, of Robin Hood Gardens, has already been charged with Ajmol's murder.

Mr Choudhury and Mr Rahman will appear before Thames magistrates on Thursday.

Mr Malik will appear at the Old Bailey on Friday as he has already been remanded in custody by the same magistrates' court.

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