Ashraf Habimana: Two teenage boys charged with murder of 'extraordinary' Luton teenager

Ashraf Habimana died after being stabbed in Nunnery Lane. Credit: Bedfordshire Police

Two teenagers are due to appear in court charged with the murder of a 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Luton.

Ashraf Habimana died after being stabbed in Nunnery Lane in Luton on Friday.

His family described him as being "characterised by his kindness, compassion and unwavering sense of responsibility", in a tribute.

In a public meeting on Thursday, Bedfordshire Police revealed that two teenage boys, who can not be named for legal reasons, have been charged.

The two teenagers have also both been charged with attempted murder and violent disorder in connection to the Nunnery Lane incident.

The pair are due to at Luton Magistrates' Court on Friday.

In the wake of Ashraf's death, flowers, cards and other tributes have been left at the scene.

A vigil held on Wednesday night drew dozens of young people to pay their respects, before lanterns were released in his memory.

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