Now, Khan, who is a member of the group Pakistan Canada Association, is helping to try and raise funds to allow Rashid's mother to get from Pakistan to New Zealand for his funeral.
People gather hoping to find out information about Zakaria Bhuiyan who is still missing after the mosques shootings in Christchurch on March 17, 2019, two days after a shooting incident at two mosques in the city.
Police believe that Tarrant single-handedly carried out the terror attack at both the mosques during the ongoing Friday prayers for which a large number of people had congregated. Police have warned the public that sharing the video is an offence and social media companies have said they are trying to scrub it from their platforms. That makes New Zealand's per capita rate of gun ownership higher than Australia's, but still far below the USA, where there is more than one gun per person.
Mr Tarrant has been remanded in custody without a plea and is due to appear in court again on 5 April.
In a statement, Sunday, Chief Executive of Canterbury District Health Board David Meates said that two patients had been discharged late on Saturday, and a further two are expected to be well enough to return home on Sunday.
Prior to the shooting, Tarrant had no previous criminal record in either Australia or New Zealand and "was not known to authorities in connection with far-right violence", according to Ardern.
Police then rammed the gunman's vehicle and arrested him.
"We know that there's been young Somalis that have lost their life, people of Turkish backgrounds that have been injured", he told NPR's Weekend Edition from the airport, on his way to Christchurch.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush said the man was apprehended 36 minutes after police were alerted and he was the only person charged in connection with the shootings.
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One man has been charged with murder.
Dr Faisal relayed that Abbottabad citizens Naeem Rashid and his son Talha Naeem would be buried in Christchurch, and arrangements for their burial are in place.
Forty-nine people were killed and dozens more were left injured in two separate attacks on two mosques in Christchurch.
National carrier Air New Zealand said Lilik Abdul Hamid, an aircraft maintenance engineer, was also killed at the Al Noor mosque.
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel has spoken out on the mosque attacks.
She said the attack had not happened because their country was a safe harbour for hate, or racism or extremism.
Speaking at a press conference on Sunday following the attacks that killed 50 people, Ms Ardern said if her office could have done anything with the information sent by accused shooter Brenton Tarrant, "absolutely we would have".
"Fijian hearts are breaking for our brothers and sisters in New Zealand - a place where an atrocity of this nature is shocking nearly beyond comprehension".
He allegedly used five weapons, including two semi-automatic weapons and two shotguns, which had been modified.
Arden used some of her strongest language yet about gun control, saying that laws need to change and "they will change".