Albuquerque police launch physique cam video of man suspected of murdering Muslim males being arrested
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The Albuquerque Police Division launched physique digital camera video of officers arresting the person who’s being charged with the homicide of two Muslim males and suspected of killing two different Muslim males in New Mexico.
Muhammad Syed, 51, was arrested in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, on late Monday night time when police have been planning to execute a search warrant at his Albuquerque residence however noticed him go away in a grey Volkswagen Jetta, then stopped him over 100 miles away, police mentioned.
Physique digital camera video from cops who arrested Syed reveals that there was a quick wrestle earlier than he was taken into custody.
Syed denied being concerned within the murders, however police have charged him with two counts of homicide and say he’s “more than likely” linked with the homicide of two different Muslims.
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Albuquerque Police Division Deputy Police Cmdr. Kyle Hartsock mentioned that they’re nonetheless looking for a motive.
“We do have some details about these occasions going down, however we’re probably not clear if that was the precise motive, or if it was a part of a motive, or if there’s only a greater image that we’re lacking,” Hartstock mentioned.
Police mentioned in the course of the press convention that they’ve proof exhibiting that Syed “knew the victims to some extent and an interpersonal battle might have led to the shootings.”
Muhammed Afzaal Hussain, 27, was killed on Aug. 1, and Aftab Hussein, 41, was killed on July 27. The lads have been Muslim and from Pakistan, police mentioned.
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Naeem Hussain, who was from Pakistan, was killed on Aug. 5. Mohammad Ahmadi, a Muslim from Afghanistan, was killed in November.
Muhammad Afzaal Hussain was a planning and land use director for the Metropolis of Española, and would have celebrated his one-year anniversary in his place shortly after he was killed.
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A legal criticism states that Syed informed investigators that he has “recognized Naeem Hussain since 2016 and acknowledged Aftab Hussein from events locally.”
Fox Information’ Stephanie Pagones contributed to this report.