Pakistani national found dead in Hillary

POLICE are appealing for any information that could help solve the murder of Umar Farooq, a Pakistani national who was found dead at a park in Hillary on Thursday morning, 23 November.

According to Bellair SAPS communications officer, W\O Prakash Kumar, police were notified about the body which was found at Du Casse Park at the corner of Stella Road and Parkside Road, Hillary.

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“The policemen on scene confirmed that there was a body. An ambulance was called out and declared the person deceased. The body was that of a male foreign national of Pakistani descent. The deceased sustained a stab wound to the neck,” said Kumar.

The motive is possibly a robbery. A case of murder has been opened at Bellair SAPS.

Contact Kumar on 031 451 2807 if you have any information on the case.

Any information in connection with this case will assist in providing the family with closure.

Bellair SAPS advises the community to stay alert when walking through parks and isolated areas.

 

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Khethukuthula Lembethe-Xulu

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