Husnain was a husband and a father, according to family and co-workers FOX 8 News spoke with after the shooting. Despite new safety measures and a brand-new Louisiana law, they’re very concerned about safety. Police found Husnain slumped over the steering wheel of his cab in eastern New Orleans. But we can have some clues, God forbid, if something happens again. In June, the Governor signed off on it. He’s accused of shooting year-old Deputy Michael Scott Boyington, who remains hospitalized.
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In March, another driver was shot in Metairie, and a year ago in MayUnited Cab driver Billy Kerner’s life was taken by a passenger. Cops said they will review surveillance video from businesses near where the fare was picked up early Monday morning, as well as video from businesses in the area where the cabbie was found shot to death. Ali Husnain was the fourth United Cab driver to be murdered in roughly the last two years.
If you’d like to donate to Husnain’s family, there’s an account set up at any Regions Bank.
Police arrest man in cab driver’s death
And now he prepares to add the latest, while sending a message to Husnain’s killer. Harahan Police arrested year-old Eddie Husnaon early Sunday after spotting him driving the wrong way down a one-way street with no headlights.
Gary Marchese, commander of the homicide division. He was arrested earlier on a burglary charge.
Donations pouring in for family of slain cabbie
Never had any issues with anybody, friendly. All of those funds are going towards sending Husnain’s body back to Pakistan, where he’s from, to be buried. Many cabbies were opposed to the idea of putting security cameras in their vehicles when it was first proposed by Mayor Landrieu earlier this year. John the Baptist Parish deputy is huanain held without bond. Donations pouring in for family of slain cabbie.
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Investigators recovered the wallet of the victim, but no cash. According to a family member, Husnain was a husband, father, and United Cab Company driver for three years. Messina pointed out a plaque on a wall containing the names of cabbies murdered in recent years.
Husnain was a husband and a father, according to family and co-workers FOX 8 News spoke with after the shooting. We just can’t believe that these things are happening to such nice people,” Messina said. Kazmi says some drivers are realizing how important the cameras will be, saying, “Definitely everything will help. If you know anything about the murder, call Crimestoppers at Cxb new safety measures and a brand-new Louisiana law, they’re very concerned about safety.
NOPD pores over surveillance video in cabbie murder.
Cab drivers have concern despite new law, safety measures
After that killing, Kerner’s sister and lawmakers pushed for legislation that would make killing a cab driver a death penalty crime in Louisiana. I mean we wanted to have that camera. Hsunain says investigators later obtained a warrant to draw Polite’s blood. He said Husnain had been driving for the company for two and a half years. Thornton was already in prison when he was booked with the murder charge.
New Orleans cops and cabbies rushed to the deadly shooting of Ali Husnain. A New Orleans Police officer has been suspended following his weekend arrest for suspicion of drunk driving. Police found Husnain slumped over the steering wheel of his cab in eastern New Orleans.
But we can have zli clues, God forbid, if something happens again. In June, the Governor signed off on it. Now, the cab company is trying to figure out a better way to keep its drivers safe.
The reforms were passed by the City Council, meaning the cameras will soon have to be installed in all cabs. A recently passed New Orleans City Council ordinance will soon require that cabs have security cameras.