Wales

Cardiff stabbing: Man, 27, charged with murder

Asim Khan Image copyright Family picture
Image caption Asim Khan's family are being supported by specially trained officers

A man has been charged with the murder of a 21-year-old man, who was stabbed to death in Cardiff city centre.

Momodoulamin Saine, 27, from Cardiff, has been remanded in custody and is due to appear at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on Tuesday morning.

Police were called to St Mary Street at about 04:50 BST on Sunday following reports of an assault.

Asim Khan was taken to University Hospital Wales, where he died from his injuries.

His family, who are from Grangetown, are being supported by family liaison officers, South Wales Police said.

Image caption Police cordoned off an area of St Mary Street after the stabbing
Image caption Officers searched the area on Sunday

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