By PATRICK GOWER Two police officers who dropped an insane Somali killer at an Auckland mosque watched his victim, Alan Priestley, let him in. The actions of the constables, who returned to the mosque 25 minutes later to find Mohamed Hussein standing over the 72-year-old cleaner’s mutilated body, are the subject of an internal police… Continue reading Patrick Gower: Police saw victim greet killer.
Mosque killer was insane, says jury A jury has found a Somali refugee not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of an elderly cleaner at Auckland’s Mt Roskill mosque in July. Mohamed Hussein, 22, from Mt Albert, yesterday pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering 72-year-old Alan Priestley. The jury took… Continue reading Mosque killer was insane, says jury.
Mohamed Omar Hussein, a Mt Roskill Jihadi tried to plead insane as Sharia law advises this will let him off any murder charges. The man charged with murdering Auckland cleaner Alan Priestley is considered fit to answer the charges in court. Mohamed Omar Hussein, 21, will appear for a pre-depositions hearing in the Auckland District… Continue reading Jihadi tried to plead insane
A man given a ride by police to an Auckland mosque where an elderly cleaner was later bashed to death, showed no signs of violence, police said today. A 21-year-old Mt Albert man has been charged with the murder of 72-year-old Mt Roskill man Alan Priestley, who was found with head injuries in the… Continue reading Murderer showed no signs of violence