Are you able to deliver justice for Kalim? Attraction for data after a 86-year-old grandad died defending his beloved spouse after masked attackers stormed their dwelling and brutally bashed them
- Burglars broke into a house in Cherrybrook in Sydney’s north west in April 2020
- Inside they brutally bashed Kalim Saliba, 86, and his spouse, 84, over the pinnacle
- Mr Saliba later died of his accidents after attempting to defend his beloved spouse
- A 12 months on, detectives are asking for solutions and appealed to the general public
Orchard proprietor Kalim Saliba, 86, died after he and his spouse had been assaulted throughout a house invasion
Homicide detectives are interesting for data on the one 12 months anniversary of a brutal dwelling invasion bashing that noticed an 86-year-old grandfather lose his life.
Two burglars broke into a house in Cherrybrook in Sydney’s north west simply earlier than 12.30am on April 29, 2020, earlier than demanding cash from the couple and brutally attacking them.
Police arrived on the Tallowwood Avenue property to seek out the occupants, Kalim Saliba, 86, and his spouse, 84, with critical head accidents.
Mr Saliba had bravely tried to struggle off the attackers to defend his spouse of 60 years, police mentioned, however later died in hospital.
Police imagine the armed males, who wore masks, threatened the couple earlier than assaulting them.
It’s not believed something was taken from the house in the course of the housebreaking.
The couple personal the family-run Saliba Fruits apple orchard within the Blue Mountains city of Bilpin.
A police forensic employee is pictured on the scene of the house invasion in April 2020 (pictured)
Murder Squad Commander, Detective Superintendent Danny Doherty, mentioned police are persevering with to analyze a number of traces of inquiry to determine these concerned.
‘Right now marks one 12 months for the reason that dying of Mr Saliba and police want to thank the neighborhood for his or her assist as investigators proceed to work towards offering the Saliba household with solutions,’ Det Supt Doherty mentioned.
‘Two masked males viciously attacked an aged couple of their dwelling, a spot the place they’ve the suitable to really feel secure, leading to a household shedding a loving husband, father and grandfather.
‘Somebody on the market is aware of one thing and we’re encouraging them to look into their conscience and are available ahead.’
Mr Saliba was taken to Westmead Hospital (pictured) however later died after his life help machine was turned off
As police proceed their seek for solutions, the Saliba household appealed for these with data to return ahead.
‘Our household is devastated and continues to grieve, and we’re urging anybody with data to contact police to share what they know, no matter that is perhaps,’ Kalim’s son, Joseph Saliba mentioned.
‘Dad shall be perpetually cherished by our household as a loving father, grandfather and buddy taken from us too quickly,’ he mentioned.
‘We want to thank the NSW Police for his or her help and know they won’t cease till they discover justice for our household.’
Investigations underneath Strike Pressure McCleery are persevering with.