Abilaziz Mohamed tops list of 25 suspects to ‘be on the lookout’ for nationally

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Toronto Police and the Bolo program are offering a $250,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Canada’s most wanted suspect.

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Abilaziz Mohamed, 32, is wanted for first-degree murder for the shooting death last Oct. 13 of Craig MacDonald, 43.

The Bolo program — short for ‘Be On the Lookout” — announced the unprecedented reward Tuesday as it released a top-25 list of fugitives in Canada.

“I think it’s going to make a lot of difference,” said Toronto Police Chief James Ramer.

“An award like $250,000 — there’s going to be a lot of people in the community that know where Mohamed is. And I really do believe that’s what’s going to influence them to pick up the phone.”

The head of the Bolo program said it’s only a matter of time before Mohamed – and other suspects on its most-wanted list – are nabbed.

“We are launching a significant initiative. It is unprecedented,” said Max Langlois.

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“It’s life-changing money. So if you have something to say – say it now. That’s the message.”

Toronto Police Det.-Sgt. Chris Ruhl said MacDonald was killed after a parking lot argument.

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Ruhl added he hoped renewed public attention on the case will spark some leads in partnership with Crime Stoppers.

“Our efforts haven’t stopped and, in fact, the Bolo program reached out to me to advise they would be making efforts,” Ruhl said.

“And I really feel strongly that this is going to have an immense value, and I anticipate we will be able to locate Mr. Mohamed.”

Other suspects on the list are wanted by investigators with the RCMP, the Surete du Quebec, Windsor Police, Calgary, and even the US Marshals.

Thirteen of them are wanted in Toronto Police.

Rewards, ranging from $50,000 to the $250,000, are being offered for 10 fugitives.

The amounts being offered by Bolo will expire after six months.

“Having him behind bars will not end our nightmare,” said Craig’s sister, Drema MacDonald. “Nothing will. But it will allow us to take our next step forward, and hopefully ensure that another family will not be forced to walk this same path.”


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