Two men charged with murder of teenager

TWO men were charged last night with the murder of a teenager, who was stabbed to death in front of his parents.

Aamir Saddiqi, 17, of Roath, Cardiff, was attacked after opening the door to two masked men on Sunday afternoon. His parents, aged 55 and 68, suffered serious stab wounds when they went to their son's aid.

Two men arrested in the Broadway area of Roath on Wednesday were charged last night with the teenager's murder.

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"The men, aged 35 and 36, have also been charged with the attempted murder of Aamir's parents and will remain in custody to appear at Cardiff Magistrates' Court on Monday," a police spokesman said last night.

"A third man, aged 39, who was also arrested in connection with Aamir's death, has been released from custody and bailed pending further inquiries."

Senior investigating officer Detective Chief Superintendent Stuart McKenzie said: "Aamir was a talented and much-loved young man who had his life ahead of him."