One Alleged Landlord Murderer Off the Streets


The Brooklyn tenant who allegedly killed and nearly decapitated his 57-year-old landlord is off the streets after the NYPD nabbed him before he could board a flight to Kuwait.

“Yes, I did it,” Mohammed Siddiquee, 27, reportedly told the Daily News, which first reported the story, apparently confessing to the gruesome slaying. 

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white collar crime 1 One Alleged Landlord Murderer Off the StreetsWhy did he do it? He claims the landlord of his Kensington building, victim Mahuddin Mahumd, “humiliated and teased” him because he didn’t have a lot of money, sending the tenant into a fit of rage.

Police took Mr. Siddiquee into custody at 8:30 a.m. at J.F.K. at 8:30 p.m. last night, as he waited to board the flight, with plans to then board a second plane bound for his native Bangladesh, police told the News.

Mr. Siddiquee is charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon and was awaiting arraignment on Wednesday afternoon.

It was the second grisly killing of a Brooklyn landlord in less than a week, the first being the now highly publicized slaying of Menachem Stark, which drew public outrage beyond the killing itself, particularly after the New York Post published a controversial cover story under the headline, “Who didn’t want him dead,” drawing backlash from politicians and community members.

An arrest has not yet been made in that case.