NYC man gets life prison term for murder of Bangladeshi-American Imam
A 37-year-old Queens man was on Wednesday (6) sentenced to life without parole for killing a Bangladeshi-American Imam and his associate two summers ago. Oscar Morel of Brooklyn had gunned down Imam Maulana Akonjee and his associate and friend Thara Uddin in August 2016 as they walked home following prayers at a mosque. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Morel did not show “an ounce of sympathy or respect for human life when he gunned down the beloved spiritual leader and his associate moments after the two men left a nearby mosque.” Morel reportedly approached the men from the rear…
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