Helal Safi Biography — Wiki
Helal Safi is a violent underworld figure who once survived being stabbed 42 times in jail and has now been found dead. Safi was found dead at an apartment on Stapleton Street, Pendle Hill in Sydney on Saturday after a neighbor heard shouting for help around 4 am.
The man who weighed an impressive 200kg, was found unconscious and unresponsive when paramedics arrived.
Helal Safi Age
Helal Safi was 45 years old at the time of death.
Helal Safi is found dead in a unit – after surviving being stabbed 42 times in jail
Helal Safi couldn’t be revived and a crime scene was established as officers seized several items including drug paraphernalia, Daily Telegraph reported. He was known as a ‘major player’ who associated with bikies and criminals and was feared across Sydney’s underworld.
The former bikie and Kings Cross bikie once survived being stabbed 42 times while in jail in 2010, which saw him end up in a coma for five months.
Police said the only reason Safi survived was due to his size, otherwise, he would have died.
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What we know so far about Helal Safi
In October last year, Safi was arrested at a South Wentworthville street following a Firearm Prohibition Orders bust. Officers seized weapons, bikie paraphernalia, prohibited drugs and cash at the home and arrested a total of eight people.
Safi was charged with eight firearm offenses including possessing or using a prohibited weapon without a permit.
Lawyer Elias Tabchouri told Magistrate Bree Chisholm that Safi was suffering severe medical problems after the stabbing a decade ago. He explained that Safi suffered from an enlarged heart, low kidney function and swollen legs and had to take seven different types of medication each day to manage the pain.
Safi was released from prison just a few weeks ago.