Mosque murder sparks fears of extremist revenge

24 January 2019 - 05:54 By Graeme Hosken and Naledi Shange
The pavement outside the Mayfair mosque in Johannesburg, where prominent Ethiopian businessman Mohamed Amin was gunned down execution-style on Tuesday night.
The pavement outside the Mayfair mosque in Johannesburg, where prominent Ethiopian businessman Mohamed Amin was gunned down execution-style on Tuesday night.
Image: Alon Skuy

The brazen execution of wealthy Ethiopian businessman Mohamed Amin, a known critic of religious extremism, outside a Johannesburg mosque has left a community reeling and wondering if his death was linked to his views.

Amin, an elder within the Ethiopian Oromo tribe, was gunned down after he completed his evening prayers on Tuesday.

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