A fright and a total damage of 87,000 euros. Strolling through the streets of Leyton, east London, the former world boxing champion had his watch stolen after being robbed by two armed men on Sunday April 17.
Walking through the British capital with his wife Faryal Makhdoom this Sunday, Amir Khan was the victim of an assault at gunpoint.
CCTV footage has surfaced of Amir Khan being robbed at gunpoint for his £72000 Franck Muller watch in East London pic.twitter.com/YQq4Casx16
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The scene, filmed by video surveillance cameras and broadcast on social networks, showed the two attackers getting out of the car, before robbing the former boxing silver medalist at the Athens Olympics in 2004 and driving away with him. his watch, whose estimated value is 87,000 euros.
Just had my watch taken off me at gun point in East London, Leyton. I crossed the road with Faryal, luckily she was few steps behind me. 2 men ran to me, he asked for my watch whist having a gun pointed in my face. The main thing is we’re both safe.
— Amir Khan (@amirkingkhan) April 18, 2022
“Just had my watch taken away at gunpoint in East London, Leyton. I crossed the road with Faryal, luckily she was a few steps behind me. 2 men ran towards me, he asked for my watch while having a gun pointed at my face. The main thing is that we are both safe, ”explained the unfortunate on Twitter on Monday.
A watch with 719 diamonds
In the hope of recovering his valuable object, the 35-year-old sportsman posted precise information about the watch on his Instagram account, such as its serial number and its price.
Amir Khan unveiled the exact model of the latter, namely a Franck Muller Vanguard Chronograph encrusted with 719 diamonds, the exact value of which is 72,000 pounds, or nearly 87,000 euros.
This story came the day before the theft of the watch of the current leader of the F1 world championship Charles Leclerc, during a selfie in Italy on Monday.