A PROVISIONAL trial date has been set for a 15-year-old boy from Slough charged with murder.
The accused boy was charged after Abdul Aziz Faiz Ansari, 18, was stabbed to death on Trelawney Avenue in Langley on May 5, 2022.
A post-mortem examination concluded that Abdul’s cause of death was a stab wound to the chest.
The 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon on May 9.
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He appeared from custody via video link at Reading Crown Court today (May 10), speaking only to confirm his name.
The boy did not plead guilty to either charge.
A plea and trial preparation hearing will be held on Tuesday, June 14, where the boy is expected to present his pleas.
His Honor Judge Nawaz will preside over the case and the provisional date set for the trial is Tuesday, August 30, 2022.
Barrister Akhtar Ahamd represented the accused boy at Reading Crown Court and Stefan Weidmann was the prosecution’s lawyer.
Representatives of Thames Valley Police and members of the public watched the next set dates.
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Two teenagers who were also arrested in connection with the murder have now been released on bail by police.
Officers are still seeking to hear from anyone who may have seen the incident outside shops on Trelawney Avenue around 7.15pm on May 5.
If anyone has any information, they should call 101 or report to the TVP site quoting the 2010 May 5 reference.