Wahiawa landlord accused of assaulting female tenant

Ahmad Shafi
Ahmad Shafi

By Minna Sugimoto - bio | email

WAHIAWA (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Wahiawa landlord is in Honolulu police custody accused of assaulting his female tenant because she wanted to move out.

Officers arrested Ahmad Shafi, 44, on suspicion of felony unauthorized entry into a motor vehicle.

Investigators say a 24-year-old woman was in her car in the parking lot of her apartment complex on California Avenue Tuesday night, when her landlord entered the vehicle and assaulted her. Police say the victim suffered minor, visible injuries.

The suspect has not yet been charged.

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