A 55-year-old man was stabbed to death by unidentified men in Jhanjhar Goth, a katchiabadi which falls within the jurisdiction of Gulshan-e-Maymaar, on July 29.
According to the medico-legal examiner’s report, the deceased was stabbed 17 times. The deceased was identified as Muhammad Hashim, a resident of Bajaur. He was a tea seller by profession, and his shop was located on the superhighway.
In Karachi, he was living in Bahadur Goth in Scheme 33.The heirs said that they had no personal enmity with anyone. The murder had become a mystery over time.
Four days after the murder, Muhammad Ashraf, the son of the deceased, appeared at the SITE Superhighway police station and registered a case against his father’s death on August 2. Ashraf nominated a 15-year-old tea seller for murdering his 55-year-old father.
Ashraf accused the teenager and his unidentified companions of murdering his father.
Sohrab Goth Divisional Superintendent of Police (DSP) SohailFaiz said that the suspect has confessed to the murder. The tea seller claimed that he stabbed Hashim to death after he tried to rape him.