Two charged over Kennet Rise stabbing

Kennet Rise

Bedfordshire Police has charged two men for GBH with intent and possession of an offensive weapon, after a man was stabbed on Kennet Rise, Bedford on Monday.

Mohammed Rahman, 24, of Cobden Square, and Haseeb Akhtar, 21, of Sturmer Road, were charged yesterday and have been remanded in custody pending an appearance at Luton Magistrates’ Court today.

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