Teen accused of stabbing man in head to stand trial

A Sheffield teenager accused of stabbing a man in the head and being in possession of a firearm is to stand trial after he denied the offences in court.

Monday, 3rd June 2019, 18:07 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th June 2019, 21:32 pm
Bassan Khan is set to stand trial at Sheffield Crown Court in November

During a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court, 19-year-old Bassan Khan entered not guilty pleas to charges of wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm; having an article with a blade or point in a public place; possession of a firearm and criminal damage.

Khan, of Wostenholm Road, Sharrow, was charged in connection with an attack on South View Road, Sharrow, on April 18 this year in which a 34-year-old man – Amar Ilyas – was stabbed in the head.

A trial date has been fixed for November 26 this year.

Judge Jeremy Richardson QC released Khan on conditional bail until his next court appearance.

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The incident Khan is alleged to have been involved with was reported to the emergency services on 2.35pm on Thursday, April 18.