Rashad Deihim In Custody For Alleged Snapchat Assault
A 19 year old boy has been accused of kidnapping and raping a minor girl and leaving her
for dead. This devastating news came to the horror of the residents of North America. Once
again Snapchat, one of the most popular social media app find itself in the center of another
controversy. Snapchat was used by the accused and his friend to make a horrifying video
snap which showcases the brutality they conferred upon the 16 year old girl.
Accused Boy Faces Multiple Charges
The 19 year old accused is named Rashad Deihim had turned himself in after a manhunt was
activated by police officials to look out for the culprit. He is facing multiple charges which
include assault with the attempt to rape, indecent assault, kidnapping and battery on a person
over 14 as well as posing or exposing a child in a sexual act. Deihim has confirmed that he
had not performed this heinous act alone.
Deihim and his 18 year girlfriend Kailyn Bonia had deliberately asked their 17 year friend
to record and upload their assault on the minor girl to the social sharing app Snapchat. It is
said a friend of the victim saw this indecent videos of assault and told her father, who later on
called the police. Victim’s friend is being credited with saving her life.
Snapchat Video Reveals Nasty Details of Assault
The brutality showered upon the 16 year old girl extremely violent in nature. One of the
videos shows that the victim was actually held up by her assailants as she couldn’t stand up
on her own. Police had stated that the Snapchat video shows both Bonia and Deihim taking
turns in brutalizing the victim. Police found the victim under the influence of a narcotic in the
woods behind the Waybright Elementary School. Doctors had to promptly administer two
doses of Narcan in order to neutralize the effect of drugs.
Deihim’s Father Up In Support of His Son
Rashad Deihim had decided to defend himself against the charges implied on him in Lynn
District Court. Deihim was ordered to be held without bail with a pending dangerous trial
ahead of him. His father had faith in his son and asserted that he is innocent and his family
would continue to support him.
His defense attorney had intelligently said that he is not going to try his case in the media
rather he is going to defend himself on a proper forum. He claims innocence in the present
but his past record says otherwise. He has history of violent offences including an assault and
battery charge involving his mother who expresses concerns about her safety.
Furthermore he also has two open serious cases which include a drug charge in July and an
assault and battery charge. Deihim and his girlfriend Bonia are both charged in an assault
case in Saugus. Both Bonia and Deihim are expected to be due back in the Lynn District
court to face the latest charges.