By Prof. Yehuda Lapidot
He was dispatched, together with Elyahu Bet-Zuri, to Cairo and on November 6, 1944, they assassinated Lord Moyne. They were caught and charged with murder. They did not take part in the proceedings at their trial. When the testimony was completed, Hakim rose to his feet and made a political statement. He said:
The two Eliyahus were sentenced to death, and on March 23, 1945 were hanged in Cairo.
Just before going to the gallows, Hakim, looking down at the red burlap suit of the condemned man said:
Source: The Irgun Site