Homicide Detectives Arrest 49-Year-Old Man for Solicitation for Aggravated Murder

June 12, 2013 21:25


This afternoon, Wednesday June 12, 2013, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Portland Police arrested 49-year-old Mohdsidek Habibullah of Southeast Portland in connection with a plot to kill his associate.

Homicide detectives began this investigation on Tuesday afternoon after they received information about the plot. After determining that the information was credible, the began to conduct further investigation leading to this afternoon's arrest.

The intended victim in this case was not injured during this plot.

Habibullah was charged with Solicitation for Aggravated Murder, Conspiracy to Commit Murder and Attempted Murder.

Habibullah was booked into the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned tomorrow.

No additional details will be released at this time.


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