Yonkers man indicted on gun charge for being outside home of Iranian dissident journalist

Khalid Mehdiyev is charged with one count of possessing a firearm for standing outside of the Brooklyn home with a Chinese made AK-47-style assault rifle.

News 12 Staff

Aug 12, 2022, 10:13 AM

Updated 700 days ago

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A Yonkers man arrested last month outside of the home of an Iranian dissident journalist has been indicted on a weapons count.
Khalid Mehdiyev is charged with one count of possessing a firearm for standing outside of the Brooklyn home with a Chinese made AK-47-style assault rifle.
The NYPD says he was also driving without a license.
Mehdiyev has been held without bail since July 29.


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