Major manhunt underway for Alameddine crime family associates
Police are on the hunt for two men allegedly linked to infamous Sydney crime family the Alameddines.
Ali Younes, a 24-year-old rapper who goes by the alias ‘Ay Huncho’, and 26-year-old Masood Zakaria fled amid major raids across south-west Sydney.
Both are believed to be in Sydney currently, but are seeking to leave the country.
Sydney Morning Herald crime reporter Fergus Hunter told Chris O’Keefe Younes has claimed through his music career and social media presence to no longer be involved with the Alameddines.
“Police say that’s not the case, police say he is an active member of organised crime networks.”
“Police allege he’s basically part of recruiting people into that life.”
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NSW Police Detective Chief Superintendent Darren Bennett told Chris the “body of evidence” against the pair collected in recent months now puts police in a position to arrest them.
The series of Criminal Groups Squad raids have included nearly 160 search warrants, and produced the seizure of more than 20 guns and 25 vehicles.
“We’re alleging that these two are both serious confirmed criminals, and are a significant danger to the public.
“They know we’re after them, they’re running from us, but as [with Mostafa] Baluch, it’ll probably go the same way.”
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