In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 17th, July, 2020

Suspected Killer Of Gokada CEO Lastly Arrested

Suspected Killer Of Gokada CEO Finally Arrested

Fahim Saleh

Fahim Saleh

 

The private assistant to Fahim Saleh, founding father of the Nigerian ride-sharing app Gokada, was arrested on Friday within the grisly homicide of the 33-year-old tech entrepreneur in his Manhattan residence, New York information media reported.

 

Saleh’s physique was discovered dismembered and decapitated in his luxurious condominium on Tuesday, New York police mentioned.

 

The suspect, recognized as Tyrese Devon Haspil, 21, is predicted to be charged within the homicide, a number of media retailers reported, together with the New York Instances, NBC’s New York TV station, the New York Day by day Information and the New York Publish.

 

A spokesman for the New York Police Division disputed the report.

 

“Final I used to be instructed, we don’t have anybody in custody,” police spokesman Sergeant Vincent Marchese mentioned by telephone. “There isn’t a arrest. I don’t know the place they’re getting the data from.”

 

Saleh earlier this week died of a number of stab wounds to the neck and torso, the New York Metropolis health worker mentioned. His physique was found in his residence on Tuesday afternoon.

 

His physique had been decapitated and dismembered, the components positioned into separate plastic rubbish baggage. An influence noticed and cleansing provides have been discovered plugged in close by.

 

Safety digital camera video confirmed Saleh in his residence constructing’s elevator with a person in a darkish swimsuit, masks and gloves, the media reviews mentioned. Video footage confirmed the suspect following Saleh into the seventh-story residence, the place a wrestle started.

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Saleh, who was born in Saudi Arabia to Bangladeshi mother and father and grew up in New York, based the Pathao trip firm in 2015 and in 2018 the Gokada bike hailing app.

 

Gokada was extensively used within the Nigerian megacity of Lagos till state officers in February banned motorbike taxis, recognized regionally as “okada,” dealing a severe blow to the corporate.

-Reuters

 

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