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Brother of murdered Claygate man, Saad Al-Hilli, speaks out
The brother of murdered Claygate man Saad Al-Hilli has spoken out about a feud with his sibling.
Zaid Al-Hilli, 54, of North Parade, Chessington, told the BBC he was attacked by his brother the last time they saw each other but denies he has any involvement with the murders.
He said: “He pinned me down. I was on the bed in my bedroom and he pinned me down. That’s it. That’s all.”
It was previously reported that the two brothers were locked in a feud over the Oaken Lane home left by their deceased parents, which they both wanted a share of.
Saad Al-Hilli, 50, of Oaken Lane, his wife Iqbal, 47 and her mother, Suhalia Al-Allaf, 74, were shot dead in their BMW while on holiday in the French Alps on September 5, 2012.
The two Al-Hilli children, Zainab, then seven, was shot and pistol whipped by the gunman but survived the attack and Zeena, then four, escaped unharmed after she hid beneath her mother’s skirt.
Zaid Al-Hilli was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder on June 24 this year and is currently on police bail. He is the only person to be arrested in connection with the three deaths.
Mr Al-Hilli’s brother has broken his silence on the matter as a unnamed forestry worker has revealed he saw a right hand drive grey BMW 4x4 driven by a man heading towards where the family were murdered and a man on a motorbike was also seen to be nearby.
The claims by the forestry worker will be explored on a Panorama documentary on BBC1 at 9pm this evening, October 21.