Knife-wielding man who murdered his own brother told police: ‘What am I going to say to my dad?'

Thamraze Khan knifed his younger brother in the back during a clash after a house party.

A knife-wielding 31-year-old man who stabbed his own brother to death before asking police "what am I going to say to my dad?" has been jailed.

Thamraze Khan, 31, knifed his younger brother Kamran Khan in the back during a clash after a house party in November 2020, Sheffield Crown Court heard.

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Thamraze Khan (left) knifed his younger brother Kamran Khan (right) in the back during a clash after a house party (SWNS)
Thamraze Khan (left) knifed his younger brother Kamran Khan (right) in the back during a clash after a house party (SWNS)

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At a glance: 5 key points

- Thamraze stabbed his brother Kamran in an altercation at home after the pair had attended a house party in Sheffield in November 2020.

- CCTV footage showed Kamran emerging from the address before falling to the ground, where a neighbour found him an hour later at 2am and called 999.

Thamraze Khan has been jailed for life with a minimum of 15 years after being found guilty of murdering his brother during an alcohol-fuelled argument last November.

- When police arrived at the scene, they found Kamran with serious injuries and despite the best efforts of officers and paramedics, he was pronounced dead.

-Police arrested Thamraze, who reportedly said to police: “what am I going to say to my dad?" Throughout police interviews he repeatedly asked if officers were sure his brother was dead.

-Yesterday (July 7), following a two-week trial, he was jailed for life with a minimum of 15 years after being found guilty of murder.

What’s been said

Speaking after the sentencing, Jude Ashmore of South Yorkshire Police, said: “I would like to offer my condolences to Kamran’s family and friends as these proceedings will undoubtedly have been both difficult and distressing for them.

“To lose a loved one is always heartbreaking, but the circumstances of this case make it particularly upsetting for those affected, and my thoughts are with them all."

Background

Thamraze was immediately identified as a suspect in the murder, with police finding bloodstains throughout his flat while he was wearing a latex glove on his hand, which appeared to have blood inside.

The judge said Thamraze was aware of the stabbing, saying in court:

“From the start, Thamraze made comments to officers that he was fully aware that someone had been stabbed and that it was his younger brother who was the victim.

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