Police have charged two men in connection with the murder of Tipu Sultan in South Shields.
Michael McDougal, 47, of Hylton Avenuein South Shields and Michael Stephen Mullen, 24, of Hawthorne Avenue in South Shields have both been charged with Murder.
They have been remanded in custody to appear at South Tyneside Magistrates Court tomorrow later today (25/06/15).
The two women also arrested in connection with the incident have been released one with no further action being taken.
Enquiries into the murder of Tipu Sultan, that happened on Tuesday, April 7 in Lake Avenue in South Shields, are ongoing and anyone with any information that could help with enquiriesis asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 125507/04/15.