There may be overwhelming video proof already gathered by detectives of the New York Police Division to show that Fahim Saleh, the Gokada CEO was killed by African-American Tyrese Devon Haspil.
Based on the New York Submit, one of many video proof was one which confirmed Haspil shopping for electrical noticed and cleansing provides at a Residence Depot.
The gadgets have been discovered on the scene of crime final Tuesday.
Manhattan assistant district legal professional Linda Ford stated on the arraignment of Haspil early Saturday morning, that there’s sufficient proof to show that Haspil murdered and chopped up his boss.
On the arraignment held simply after midnight, Haspil, 21, Saleh’s government assistant, was ordered held with out bail on expenses of second-degree homicide for the grotesque crime on Manhattan’s Decrease East Facet.
Haspil allegedly stabbed and dismembered his boss in Saleh’s $2.2 million Houston Road house after getting caught embezzling greater than $90,000 from him — though the kind-hearted Saleh had provided to not name the police if Haspil paid the cash again in instalments.
Aside from being seen shopping for an electrical noticed, the clothes Haspil was seen carrying on surveillance footage on the Residence Depot matched clothes present in Haspil’s Brooklyn residence.
Investigators have additionally been capable of digitally observe Haspil to and from the crime scene, Ford added.
“The proof, on this case, is overwhelming,” Ford stated throughout Haspil’s distant arraignment in Manhattan Legal Court docket.
“He’s on video surveillance earlier than and after the crime. He has been recognized by at the very least two people from the videotape.”
A masked Haspil allegedly adopted Saleh into his house elevator Monday round 1:45 p.m., Tasing him as quickly because the elevator opened onto Saleh’s seventh-floor property.
Saleh then fell to the ground, and Haspil allegedly fatally stabbed him a number of occasions within the torso and neck, Ford stated.
Haspil then left the house with Saleh’s physique inside.
The subsequent day, he allegedly visited Residence Depot to purchase the noticed and different provides he’s believed to have used to chop off Saleh’s limbs.
Sources informed The Submit Haspil was allegedly within the technique of chopping up Saleh’s physique and stashing it in building baggage when Saleh’s cousin rang the house buzzer, prompting him to flee down the steps.
Prosecutors on the arraignment didn’t elaborate on why they consider Haspil left the scene on Tuesday.
Ford confirmed Haspil had stolen greater than $90,000 from Saleh, who in 2018 based Gokada, a Nigerian motorbike ride-sharing firm, and an funding agency, Journey Capital.
When the CEO found the embezzlement of his funds, as an alternative of going to the police, he and Saleh agreed on a cost plan to repay the cash, Ford stated in courtroom.
Choose Jonathan Svetkey ordered Haspil to be held with out bail. His subsequent courtroom look is scheduled for Aug. 17.