Manchester

Moss Side stabbing: Eighth arrest over Abdul Hafidah death

Abdul Wahab Hafidah Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Abdul Hafidah died from a stab wound to the neck, a post mortem examination found

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering an 18-year-old man in the Moss Side area of Manchester.

Abdul Hafidah was stabbed after he was hit by a car on Moss Lane East on 12 May and died later in hospital.

Seven people, including a 14-year-old boy, have previously been arrested in connection with his death and have been released on bail.

A 20-year-old man from Moss Side has been taken into custody for questioning, police said.

Police believe Mr Hafidah had been chased near Greenheys Lane before being struck by a blue Vauxhall Corsa and then stabbed,

Officers are continuing to appeal for any dash-cam footage or photographs.

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