Two charged after retired Indian general is stabbed in the neck in Marble Arch

Two have been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm after a retired Indian army official was stabbed in the neck in Marble Arch on Sunday (September 30).

Police were called at 10.40pm after Lieutenant-General Kuldeep Singh Brar, 78, was attacked in front of his wife on Old Quebec Street.

Barjinder Singh Sangha, 33, of Wolverhampton, and Mandeep Singh Sandhu, 34 of Great Barr, Birmingham appeared at Westminster Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

Mr Singh Sangha is also charged with common assault in relation to Mr Brar’s wife Meena.

They will stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on December 7th.

Thirteen other people have been arrested in connection with the assault.

Mr Brar, who was visiting London, was taken to hospital and later discharged.