Man con­victed in 2014 killing at night­club

Edmonton Journal - - CITY+REGION -

A man was con­victed Fri­day of sec­ond-de­gree mur­der for the 2014 night­club killing of Bekri Mo­hamed. Court of Queen’s Bench Jus­tice Adam Ger­main found Luq­man Osman guilty on the sec­ond­de­gree mur­der charge, as well as sev­eral firearms of­fences.

Mo­hamed, 31, was shot dead at Papyrus Restau­rant and Lounge, 11124 107 Ave. on Nov. 5, 2014. A Canada-wide war­rant for Osman was is­sued. More than a year later, he was ar­rested in Mon­treal.

Ac­cord­ing to an agreed state­ment of facts en­tered as an ex­hibit on the trial’s open­ing day, po­lice re­cov­ered a loaded Smith & Wes­son hand­gun dur­ing their in­ves­ti­ga­tion. The agreed facts also re­vealed a sin­gle bul­let struck Mo­hamed in the chest. Osman, now 29, is to be sen­tenced on Jan. 28.

Luq­man Osman

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