This afternoon tactical police fired rubber bullets right into a automobile on New South Head Highway in Edgecliff in Sydney’s east.
Zahed was then pulled from the car and brought to Surry Hills Police Station.
Later this night, police charged Zahed with homicide and kidnap in firm with intent to commit a critical indictable offence.
The allegation’s stem from dying of Assoum, 29, who was discovered with a gun shot wound to his thigh and several other cuts to his head on Claribel Avenue in Bankstown within the early hours of December 11, 2014.
Police had been referred to as to reviews of a stabbing. Assoum was helped by an off-duty physician and rushed to Liverpool Hospital in a essential situation however later died.
Murder squad commander Detective Danny Doherty mentioned tonight Zahed is considered one of a number of targets of Taskforce Erebus, which investigates gang shootings.
“We shall be alleging this particular person is chargeable for the killing of Mr Assoum in 2014 and that his senior place within the Comanchero OMCG hyperlinks him to numerous different issues related to police,” he mentioned.
“As a part of Taskforce Erebus’ phrases of reference, a major variety of investigators and analysts are inspecting an array of individuals and crimes and any connections they could should present prison conflicts.
“This man’s arrest ought to function a blunt warning to these concerned; police are watching you intently and can abruptly finish your lavish way of life once you least count on it,” Doherty added.