Subway shove suspect Kamal Semrade arraigned; MTA CEO Janno Lieber wants max penalty
New York — MTA CEO Know labor Demanding maximum punishment for this man. Who pushed a woman into a moving subway train..
His comments came as new details emerged in court records about what happened.
Kamal Semrad, 39, got off Sunday at the same subway stop as Eman Yilmaz, 63rd and Lexington, where he grabbed her by the head and threw her onto a departing train, a Manhattan assistant district attorney said.
Read more: NYPD: Kamal Semrad arrested for allegedly pushing woman into moving subway car, seriously injuring her
Prosecutors say Semred has no prior record and investigators described the attack as “completely unprovoked.”
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office also said there was an eyewitness and video evidence.
On Wednesday, Liber described the attack as horrific.
Lieber said, “We want to see the book thrown at this guy, whoever he is, whatever his motivation was. We need our riders to know that these types of people face as many consequences as possible. will have.”
Simred faces multiple charges of attempted second-degree murder and assault. Prosecutors say he ran out of the station after the attack.
He was later arrested at a shelter in Queens.
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