Tech entrepreneur's dead body found in luxury apartment in U.S.

Tech entrepreneur's dead body found in luxury apartment in U.S.

The dead body of tech entrepreneur, Fahim Saleh, was found inside his luxury Manhattan Apartment, New York police department said on Wednesday. He was 33.

Saleh was the CEO of Nigerian ride-share start-up Gokada. He was a Saudi-born, Bangladeshi-American entrepreneur whose investments ranged from prank calling app PrankDial to VC fund Adventure Capital, and popular ride-share and transportation apps in Bangladesh and Nigeria. Gokada, a motorcycle ride-hailing app based in Lagos, Nigeria co-founded by Mr. Saleh in 2018, raised $5.3 million in venture capital in June 2019. 

Saleh’s body was found by his sister at around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon.

The NewYork Times reported, ”An electric saw was found near the man’s torso, law enforcement officials said. Units in the Lower East Side building have sold for more than $2 million.”

Outside the building on Manhattan’s Lower East Side where a man’s dismembered body was found on Tuesday.

(John Taggart for The New York Times)

Investigators of the case said security video footage from the building shows a man wearing a black suit and a black mask enter the elevator with Mr. Saleh on Tuesday, then attack him once the doors opened into his apartment.

Published on: Jul 16, 2020 13:22:39