NRI man knifed in Manchester dies


Manchester An Indian-origin man who was found stabbed at a house in Britain’s Manchester city earlier this week succumbed to his injuries on his 63rd birthday, a media report said .

Ujjal Singh died after being attacked in the city’s Crumpsall area Dec 1. He was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary after the attack but he died at the hospital, the Manchester Evening News reported.

He is survived by his wife, four children, nine grandchildren and a great-grandson.

“Ujjal Singh sadly passed away on Dec 1, the day of his 63rd Birthday,” Singh’s family said in a statement.

Police were called late Sunday night after the attack.

A 37-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of Singh’s murder, has been granted bail until February next year, pending further enquiries. Another man, 53, arrested on suspicion in the case, is presently in police custody.

“The investigation will still continue until we fully understand exactly what happened,” reported BBC citing a police official.