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Southeast Portland man accused of hiring hit man

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A southeast Portland man has been arrested on charges he was plotting to kill someone.

Portland police said 49-year-old Mohdsidek Habibullah tried to have his associate killed.

The associate was not injured.

Police arrested Habibullah on Wednesday afternoon, a day after learning about the alleged plot.

Habibullah is charged with solicitation for aggravated murder, conspiracy to commit murder and attempted murder.

He will be arraigned Thursday at 2 p.m. in Multnomah County Court.

He is being held without bail.

Habibullah also owns a business close to where he lives in southeast Portland.

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