Teen murdered

Zhen Asghar was stabbed to death in a Manchester city centre flat

Zhen Asghar was stabbed to death in a Manchester city centre flat

A 20-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder of a Bolton teenager who died on Wednesday 23 September 2009.

The man was arrested after a disturbance in Manchester city centre and has been bailed pending further inquiries.

Zhen Asghar, 18, of Mallowdale Crescent in Bolton, was stabbed several times as he celebrated at an Eid party in a flat near the Printworks on Monday 21 September 2009 and died two days later.

Twenty-three people were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and have been released on bail pending further inquiries until the week commencing Monday 2 November 2009.

A 20-year-old man was re-arrested on suspicion of murder on Wednesday 23 September 2009 and has been bailed until Tuesday 3 November 2009.

A post mortem examination is due to take place on Thursday 24 September 2009.

Anyone with information is asked to call Greater Manchester Police on 0161 872 5050 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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