The founder of an English-language US TV station, which he hoped would balance negative portrayals of Muslims, received a 25 years to life prison term after having been convicted in the beheading death of his wife.
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Hassan founded a TV network which he hoped would balance negative portrayals of Muslims following the attacks of September 11, 2001
A man accused of beheading his wife at the Muslim-American television station they founded is likely to pursue a psychiatric defense in the murder case.
Muzzammil Hassan is the founder of Bridges TV — an Islamic television station in upstate New York aimed at countering Muslim stereotypes.
Hassan was charged with second-degree murder after police found the decapitated body of his wife, Aasiya Hassan.
A Buffalo, New York-area man accused of beheading his estranged wife made his first appearance in court Wednesday to face murder charges, according to the district attorney.
Muzzammil Hassan, 44, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 37-year-old wife, Aasiya Zubair Hassan, days after she filed for divorce and was granted a restraining order against him.
His wife filed for divorce January 6, and police had responded to several domestic violence calls at the couple’s home, Benz said.