When this Imam was killed walking home from a mosque, everyone assumed it was a hate crime. That is, until they made this arrest.
Detectives investigating the killing of an imam on his way home from a mosque have charged a man with his murder.
Jalal Uddin was found with head injuries in a children’s play area in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, after being attacked on February 18.
The 64-year-old was taken to hospital but died a short time later.
Mohammed Hussain Syeedy, 21, of Ramsay Street, Rochdale, has been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder, Greater Manchester Police said.
He will appear at Bury Magistrates Court on Monday.
A 17-year-old boy previously arrested on suspicion of murder is on bail until April 20.