Belfast Telegraph

Nelson Cheung murder: police arrest two 16-year-old girls

By Joanne Sweeney

Two 16-year-old girls have been arrested by police investigating the murder of restaurant owner Nelson Cheung.

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch arrested the two girls from the Randalstown area this morning and they are both are currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.

Three men have been charged with the brutal murder of Mr Cheug (65) who was stabbed 16 times on January 8 after his car was forced off the road by robbers as he and his wife were travelling home after closing up their takeaway business.

The men aged 25, 32 and 33 have been charged with murder, attempted murder, robbery and with attempted robbery, and the 25-year-old charged with burglary.

A 32-year-old woman has also been charged with perverting the course of justice and with handling stolen goods.

Mr Cheung's wife Winnie also suffered serious knife wounds in the attack.

it emerged during court proceedings that her credit card was used within an hour of the murder of the Caddy Road attack.

Mr Cheung ran the Double Value takeaway restaurant in Randalstown.

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