Six men charged over Moghul Durbar restaurant attack
Six men have been charged with conspiracy to commit violent disorder after an attack on the Moghul Durbar restaurant in Leicester.
The men aged 20, 21, 24, 25, 25 and 28 are due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (Friday January 18).
A 26-year-old man, who was arrested yesterday evening remains in police custody.
The attack happened at about 9pm on Monday when police said a large group of people smashed the windows at the restaurant in East Park Road. Once inside a number of people were assaulted and others were injured.
Six people were taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary for treatment to both minor and serious injuries after the attack.
Detective Chief Inspector Chris Baker said: “I would like to reassure the local community in the East Park Road area that we are treating this incident very seriously. Local officers are continuing to patrol the area to offer reassurance and speaking with community leaders.
“I would ask local people not to listen to any rumours or get involved in speculation. If you have any information about the incident or have any concerns please contact the police immediately.
“As part of a separate investigation, officers are speaking with a girl and her family in relation to concerns her family have raised for her welfare.”