Sydney office of criminal lawyer raided by homicide investigators
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Sydney office of criminal lawyer raided by homicide investigators

Homicide detectives have raided the CBD office of a prominent Sydney criminal lawyer, as they continue to investigate the shooting death of Sydney teenager Brayden Dillon.

Brayden Dillon, 15, was shot as he slept.

Brayden Dillon, 15, was shot as he slept. Credit:NSW Police

Strike Force investigators descended on the inner city offices of Ali Abbas on Castlereagh Street on Tuesday afternoon.

A police spokeswoman confirmed investigators from Strike Force Wongala executed the search warrant at the Sydney office, but said no one was arrested and no charges were laid.

Police raided the Sydney officers of Ali Abbas over the death of Sydney teenager Brayden Dillon. 

Police raided the Sydney officers of Ali Abbas over the death of Sydney teenager Brayden Dillon. Credit:Seven News

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The strike force was established after the shooting death of 15-year-old Brayden in his home in Glenfield on Good Friday last year.

The teenager was sleeping when an armed assailant broke into his home, shooting him in the head as he lay in bed.

Six people have already been arrested over the young boy's murder, including the father of another slain teenager, whose death is said to have been the catalyst for the shooting of Brayden.

Eighteen-year-old TAFE student Adam Abu-Mahmoud was stabbed in 2016, during a fatal street fight with Brayden's brother Joshua Dillon and two other people.

The offices of Ali Abbas were searched by police on Tuesday.

The offices of Ali Abbas were searched by police on Tuesday. Credit:AAP

Police allege a number of people, including Adam's father and uncle - Mohamed and Abdul Abu-Mahmoud - were linked to the shooting of Brayden as a personal vendetta, or revenge attack, for the alleged role played by Joshua in Adam's death.

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Mohamed Abu-Mahmoud has been charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder, knowingly participating in a criminal group to assist crime and perverting the course of justice; for allegedly arranging falsified affidavits on behalf of other people, in relation to their location and alibis at the time of Brayden's death.

Mohamed Abu-Mahmoud was arrested at Sydney Airport last week, before a court heard that he allegedly directed another man to pay someone $40,000 for a falsified affidavit.

The Sydney property developer successfully applied for bail on Wednesday.

His brother, Abdul, remains in custody, charged with organising and financing Brayden's 2017 murder.

An associate of Abdul, Conrad Craig, was charged with Brayden’s murder in July last year.

It has been alleged that Mr Craig kicked down the front door of the Dillon home just after 6am, threatening Brayden’s mother with a pistol before storming upstairs and shooting the boy twice in the head.