Judge waits to jail Muslim refugee who tried to kill his ex-girlfriend – after concerns he won’t be able to observe Ramadan

Muhumed Samow Ali attempted to kill his former girlfriend with this machete.

A judge has asked for more detail about the conditions faced by Muslim inmates in Queensland jails after hearing a refugee who tried to kill his ex-partner was having trouble observing Ramadan.

Muhumed Samow Ali appeared in the Supreme Court in Brisbane today after being convicted of trying to kill his former girlfriend with a machete at Wacol, in Brisbane’s south-west, on September 10, 2015.

He was sentenced to 10 years’ jail for attempted murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, assault and going armed as to cause fear.

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