Homeless man charged over murder off schoolboy Jakub Szymanski


Suleman Altaf, 44, of no fixed address, has been charged with the murder (Picture: PA/MEN)

A man has been charged with murder after a teenage boy was stabbed to death.

Suleman Altaf, 44, of no fixed address, is alleged to have killed Jakub Szymanski in Miles Platting, Greater Manchester Police said.

The 15-year-old’s mother was also injured in the incident on June 9.

At the time, detectives described the attack as ‘ferocious’.

In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: ‘Suleman Altaf, 44, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder, attempted murder and having a bladed article in a public place.

‘He has been remanded in custody ahead of a hearing at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court today.

‘The charges relate to the fatal stabbing of 15-year-old Jakub Szymanski and the stabbing of his mother at a property in the Miles Platting area on Thursday.’

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Source:: Metro


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