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Aqib Mazhar murder: Two Nottingham men charged

Police cordon in Russell Road
Image caption Aqib Mazhar was stabbed on Russell Road, in the Forest Fields area of Nottingham

Two more men have been charged with murder after a 21-year-old man was stabbed to death in Nottingham.

Aqib Mazhar, from Forest Fields in the city, was stabbed on Russell Road on 1 June. He died later in hospital.

Qamran Ahmed, 21, and Mohammed Quasim, 24, both of Aspley, are due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Thursday.

Police used stop and search powers in Forest Fields on Tuesday night after receiving information following the murder.

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Image caption Mr Mazhar died in hospital after being stabbed

A third man, aged 24, who was arrested on Tuesday, has been bailed.

A total of four men have now been charged with Mr Mazhar's murder.

Mohamud Alasow, 18, from Nottingham, and Junaid Farrukh, 21, from Oakwood, Derby, appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on Tuesday. They will next appear on 22 August.

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