By | September 23, 2020
Mohamed-Aslim Zafis death-obituary

Mohamed-Aslim Zafis cause of death – Mohamed-Aslim Zafis dead: obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: September , 2020
  • Age: 58 year old
  • Cause of death: stabbed to death

How did Mohamed-Aslim Zafis die?

Mohamed-Aslim Zafis stabbed to death by an alleged racially motivated attack.

It was at around 8:40 p.m. on Saturday while 58-year-old Mohamed-Aslim Zafis was seated outside of the IMO Mosque on Rexdale Boulevard, near Islington Avenue, performing health screening at the front doors. Officers said he was stabbed once by a male suspect before they left.

After receiving information from the community, Homicide Squad Insp. Hank Idsinga said the accused was identified on Thursday and arrested on Friday.

“There doesn’t appear to be any motive and there doesn’t appear to be any known relationship between the accused and our victim,” he said.

Toronto police say a 34-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of the volunteer caretaker at a west-end mosque.

Mohamed-Aslim Zafis Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Mohamed-Aslim Zafis tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

Bardish Chagger wrote;

Hateful thoughts and words can turn into deadly action. That’s why we must denounce Islamophobia and all forms of hate. I will always stand against racism and discrimination to build a safer and more inclusive Flag of Canada. My condolences to Mohamed-Aslim Zafis’ family and loved ones.

Justin Trudeau wrote;

My heart goes out to the loved ones of Mohamed-Aslim Zafis. The reports that his murder was motivated by Neo-Nazism and Islamophobia are extremely concerning. We stand with Muslim communities against such hatred, which has no place in Canada. We are with you.

Randeep S. Sarai wrote;

My heart goes out to family & loved ones of Mohamed-Aslim Zafis, who was killed while volunteering at his local mosque.

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