According to reports, Muhammad Syed, a 51-year-old man has been arrested by the officials on Monday, August 15, 2022. It is reported that the man murdered two Muslim men in Albuquerque and was the primary suspect in the case. Now, Syed has been taken into custody. However, he is refusing to confess his crime and is saying that he does not have any involvement in the same. Albuquerque police have charged the man with two counts of murder. Let us check further details of the case in the article below and find out what happened exactly.
Officials believe that Muhammad Syed is connected to the horrific killings. As per reports, officials detained Syed in Santa Rosa, New Mexico after they arrived at his home with a search warrant. The man was reportedly leaving in a gray Volkswagen Jetta but the authorities traced him and stopped him over 100 miles away. The bodycam footage of the arrest has also been released by the officers that have spread all over the internet. It shows the middle-aged man resisting his arrest. The investigation into the case seems to be ongoing as the officials are trying to find further details.
Muhammad Syed Arrest Footage
In a press conference, Albuquerque Police Department Deputy Police Cmdr. Kyle Hartsock said that they have not found out the motive for the killings yet and that they are trying their best to reveal it as soon as possible. Also, the officials said that they have got the evidence that can prove that Muhammad Syed knew the victims and that they believe that an interpersonal conflict may have led to the shootings. However, it is not confirmed yet. APD’s Hartsocl said that they do have some information about the events taking place but they are not really clear if it was intentional or not.
Report confirms that the victims include 27-year-old Muhammed Afzaal Hussain and 41-year-old Aftab Hussein. Both the victims were Muslim belonging to Pakistan. It is reported that Muhammad Syed killed the mentioned victims who were found dead on August 1 and July 27 respectively. Apart from them, other victims include Naeem Hussain from Pakistan, who was murdered on August 5, and Mohammad Ahmadi from Afghanistan, killed in November. Let us mention that all the people who were killed were Muslim. As mentioned, the investigation to find out the motive of the killer is still ongoing. Stay connected with us to get more such updates and the latest news.