Dismembered body of Pathao co-founder Fahim recovered
Published: 10:27 AM, 15 July 2020 Updated: 11:34 AM, 15 July 2020
The decapitated and dismembered body of Fahim Saleh, co-founder of ride-sharing venture Pathao, has been recovered in New York, in the USA.
Police recovered his dismembered body from his apartment in New York's Manhattan around 3:30 pm (local time) on Tuesday.
Citing New York police, local media Daily News reported that unable to find Fahim, his sister called the helpline 911. On information, police went to his Manhattan apartment and found his mutilated body. An electric saw was also found lying next to the remains.
"We've found a mutilated body," said Sergeant Carlos Nives, a New York police spokesman, adding that head, two arms, two legs - all were separated from the body. But everything was lying on the spot. The motive behind the murder could not be known immediately.
Police said that Fahim bought the apartment, where his body was found, for $2.25 million last year.
Born in 1986, Fahim studied information systems at Bentley University in the United States. He used to live in Manhattan, New York. Fahim also owned two more ride-sharing app companies in Nigeria and Colombia.