The funeral of 75-year-old Mohammed Saleem who was attacked as he walked home from evening prayers in Small Heath on Monday 29th April is taking place. A £10,000 reward for information about his murder is still being offered.
Hussain Tassadaq from Green Lane Masjid and Community Centre says the Muslim community is still shocked and traumatised after the murder of a 75 year-old man in Small Heath, Birmingham, as he walked home from evening prayers.
Detective Superintendent Mark Payne, who is leading the inquiry into Mr Saleem's murder, says,
"We need the local community to come forward with any information they may have about the murder. This was an horrific crime and someone may have seen something vital to the inquiry and we need them to come forward with information which will help us catch Mr Saleem's killer or killers."
Detectives investigating the death of 75-year-old Mohammed Saleem in Small Heath in Birmingham are appealing to the local community to help solve his murder. He was stabbed three times in the back as he walked home from a mosque on Monday night.