The photo that shows unbreakable bond between notorious ‘Balenciaga bikie’ who survived being shot ten times including through the EYE and exiled Comanchero boss
- Picture surfaced showing Tarek Zahed carrying coffin of Mark Buddle’s mother
- Buddle was unable to attend so asked Zahed to be a pallbearer in his place
- In May, Zahed survived being shot 10 times, including one shot through eyeball
The unbreakable bond between former Comanchero boss Mark Buddle and notorious enforcer Tarek Zahed has been uncovered in a picture showing Zahed at his mother’s funeral.
The exiled bikie commander’s mother Les died in 2018, and Buddle asked trusted ally Tarek Zahed, nicknamed the ‘Balenciaga bikie’ for his love of designer clothing, to carry her casket.
Buddle left Australia in 2010 for Dubai after a security guard was fatally shot, and paid $45,000 for his mother to be buried in the gold-plated coffin at her funeral in Botany, south-east Sydney.
Tarek Zahed, wearing Comanchero colours (centre) pictured carrying ex bikie boss Mark Buddle’s mother’s coffin at her funeral in south-east Sydney in 2018
The exiled bikie boss Buddle did not return to Australia for her burial instead asking his close mate Zahed to be a pallbearer, fully kitted out in the gangs famous black and yellow colours, The Daily Telegraph reported.
Members of the gang shared pictures at the funeral to to Instagram, where they were dressed in full colours.
One of the captions reading: ‘Brothers through the good times and the bad #loyalty #respect #support #comos’.
During the funeral, Strike Force Raptor forced bikie members to take off their shoes in order to search for drugs and weapons.
In May, Zahed miraculously survived an assassination attempt at Bodyfit Gym in Auburn when he was shot multiple times as more than 20 bullets were fired.
He was rushed to hospital fighting for life and was taken into surgery with ten bullet wounds to his head and body, with one bullet piercing straight through his eyeball.
His brother Omar, 39, was killed during the shooting.
Zahed has been running the Comancheros with the gang’s leader Buddle in hiding overseas.
Former Comanchero boss Mark Buddle (pictured) left Australia in 2010 for Dubai after a security guard was fatally shot
Former Comanchero bikie boss Mark Buddle paid $45,000 to bury his mother in a gold casket, but didn’t attend the funeral
Members of the gang shared pictures at the funeral (pictured) to Instagram, where they were dressed in full Comanchero colours