Murder denied by teen 'phone' thieves

THREE teenagers accused of stabbing an A-level student to death in a mobile phone robbery have all denied murder.  Amos Wahome, Kirkland Gayle and Anthony Maina, all 19, allegedly attacked 17-year-old Rizwan Darbar in West Ham Park. He died in hospital af

THREE teenagers accused of stabbing an A-level student to death in a mobile phone robbery have all denied murder.

Amos Wahome, Kirkland Gayle and Anthony Maina, all 19, allegedly attacked 17-year-old Rizwan Darbar in West Ham Park. He died in hospital after being knifed in the stomach on October 7, 2007.

At the Old Bailey, Maina and Gayle denied the murder of Rizwan Darbar, of Derby Road, Plaistow, and the robbery of his friend Najib Karim.

Wahome had earlier pleaded not guilty to the same charges.

All three are due to stand trial on July 27.

Wahome, of Cridland Street, Stratford; Gayle, of Plaistow Road, Stratford, and Maina of Tollgate Road, Beckton, were remanded in custody.