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Man jailed for Daesh murder of “black magic” imam

Jalal Uddin was bludgeoned to death

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A former Manchester United stadium steward has been jailed for the Daesh (Islamic State) inspired murder of an imam who practised a form of healing which he saw as “black magic” incompatible with Islam. Mohammed Syeedy, 21, was sentenced to a minimum of 24 years as the getaway driver in the killing of Jalal Uddin. Uddin, 71, was bludgeoned to death with a blunt instrument, possibly a hammer, in a children’s play area in Rochdale, in February. The man who allegedly delivered the blows, Mohammed Kadir, fled Britain three days after the death and is now thought to be in…

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