Family speak of heartbreak as detectives confirm they are treating attack on Rotherham pensioner as a hate crime
Detectives believe a pensioner could have been attacked in Rotherham because he was on his way to morning prayers dressed in traditional clothing.
Investigating officers are treating the assault on Mushin Ahmed as a hate crime and have re-issued an appeal for witnesses.
Family’s moving tribute to “hate” attack victim Mushin Ahmed, 81
POLICE investigating the death of an 81-year-old granddad who died almost two weeks after being attacked in the street said it was being treated as a hate crime — as his family issued a moving tribute to the East Dene father of four.
Yemen-born Mushin Ahmed (pictured) was wearing traditional dress and was walking to morning prayers at Shakespeare Road mosque when he was assaulted on August 10.