Brothers charged with murder

Newsmarket High Street

 

This evening,  two men been been charged with the murder of 35 year-old Eastleigh businessman Choudhry Zishan.

The men, who are brothers, are both in their twenties and of no fixed abode, will appear before magistrates in Southampton on Wednesday morning (April 2).

Both men were arrested on Sunday after Mr Zishan, a popular local shopkeeper, was assaulted  outside his family’s newsagents on the High St in the early hours of the morning.

He died a short time later in hospital.

Yesterday evening Eastleigh Safer Neighbourhoods Team held a public ‘Community Reassurance’ meeting on Blenheim Road close to the crime scene.

murder enquiry public meeting

Police along with County Cllr Andy Moore talk to local residents