Mohammed Rafaqit Kayani named as victim at the centre of Slough murder probe

Mohammed Rafaqit Kayani, 24, from Slough, died after he was stabbed in the chest in an incident in Keel Drive, Slough.

It happened on Tuesday, August 30.

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Mohammed Rafaqit Kayani

Thames Valley Police have since charged two men in connection with the investigation.

Hassan Al-Kubanji, aged 21, of Peabody Avenue, London, was charged with one count each of murder, perverting the course of justice and possession of a blade/sharp pointed article in a public place.

He was also charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A, namely cocaine and heroin yesterday (September 2).

The 21 year old was remanded to appear at Reading Magistrates Court today (September 3).

Miguel Parian John, aged 41, of Concorde Way, Slough, was charged with two counts of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A, namely cocaine and heroin, and one count each of assisting an offender and possession of a blade/sharp pointed article in a public place yesterday (September 2).

He was remanded in custody and will next appear at Reading Crown Court on October 3.

A third man, aged 21, of no fixed abode, arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, remains in police custody.

Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Inspector Dejan Avramovic, of the Major Crime Unit, said: “Our thoughts remain with Rafaqit’s family at what must be an extremely difficult time for them and I would ask for their privacy to be respected.

“I would like to thank the public and local community for their significant help and patience during the investigation so far.

“I would still like to hear from anyone who may have information about this tragic incident and is yet to come forward.

“Get in touch by calling 101 or making a report on our website, quoting reference 43220389825.

“Alternatively, for 100% anonymity, contact the independent charity, Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or via its website.”

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