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Case of Interest: Azeem Hosein

DATE: January 14, 2015

CASE: Azeem Hosein

PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Omar Singh, Adult Sexual Assault Prosecution Unit    

District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert announced that Azeem Hosein was convicted by jury of assault with intent to commit oral copulation and felony false imprisonment while armed with a knife.

On July 30, 2014, Hosein attacked and dragged the victim into a stall in the women’s restroom of Roosevelt Park where he attempted to force her to perform oral sex on him. A citizen heard the victim’s screams and called the police.  Responding offers arrived on scene and were able to apprehend Hosein.

Hosein has a prior conviction of aggravated sexual assault of a child.  He faces a maximum potential sentence of 22 years in prison. Sentencing is set for February 9, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in Department 19 of the Sacramento Superior Court.


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