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Two teens charged with murder of Abdirizak Hassan in Putney

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<p>A 15 year old and a 17 year old have been charged with murder</p> (PA Archive)

A 15 year old and a 17 year old have been charged with murder

(PA Archive)

Two teenage boys have been charged with the murder of a man in Putney

Abdirizak Hassan, 24, was stabbed to death at Dowdeswell Close, SW15, on Thursday May 6 at around 11.05am.

A post-mortem examination took place at St George’s Hospital Mortuary on Saturday May 8 and gave cause of death as a stab injury.

Following a police investigation, a 15-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday of last week and a 17-year-old boy was arrested on Friday.

The pair were charged with murder at Wimbledon Youth Court on Saturday.

They will appear at the Old Bailey next Wednesday.

After the incident neighbour Avi Gooransingh, 27 told the Standard that Mr Hassan's death was "so sad".

“There were armed officers, loads of police car," he said.

"It was crazy. It’s so sad.”

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