Senator Golden Posts $5000 Reward, Matched by Local Leader, for Information Leading to the Arrest and Conviction of Murderer Sought by Nypd in Bay Ridge Killing

Martin J. Golden

July 09, 2012

Brooklyn - State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today during remarks at the Bay Ridge Arab American Bazaar held in Bay Ridge, announced he is offering a $5000 reward for any information that will lead to an arrest in the murder of Mohamed Gebeli, a local resident and owner of Valentnio Fashion, killed in his store Friday.

Senator Golden stated, "Mr. Gebeli was killed Friday night in an incident that has destroyed a family and has shocked a community. I am announcing this $5000 reward today so to encourage anyone who may know something to help solve this case to contact the authorities. I thank local leader Habib Joudeh, of Pharmacy on Fifth, for matching the reward, which now stands at $10,000."

Golden continued, "Justice must be served in this case and we need the public's help to see that happen. I trust that the New York City Police Department will continue to thoroughly investigate this murder and any leads available. My thoughts and prayers are with the Gebeli family.

Anyone with information should contact the 68th Precinct at (718) 439-4211 or Senator Golden's office at (718) 238-6044.