Thursday, September 22, 2005



The Sacramento Bee requires registration, so I copied the article in full.

Lodi man indicted on terrorist charge By Denny Walsh--Bee Staff WriterPublished 12:16 pm PDT Thursday, September 22, 2005

A Lodi man previously charged with lying to the FBI about his alleged involvement with terrorist training camps in Pakistan was charged Thursday in a new federal indictment with providing material support to terrorists, according to the indictment obtained by The Bee.The new indictment alleges that starting in March 2003 through June 4, 2005, Hamid Hayat, 23, provided material support and resources by being a recruit to receive training at a jihadist training camp in Pakistan.

The new indictment, expected to be announced Thursday afternoon in Sacramento, is the first charge of terrorism in the government's ongoing terrorist investigation in Lodi. Lodi ice cream vendor Umer Hayat, 47, and his son Hamid, were previously charged with lying to the FBI.The FBI investigation also targeted two Lodi imams, Muhammed Adil Khan and Shabbir Ahmed, and Adil Khan's son, Mohammad Hassan Adil. All three were jailed on immigration violations and were voluntarily deported to Pakistan.
The new indictment charges Hamid Hayat with being trained "in physical fitness, firearms and means to wage jihad."

He "intended to return to the United States and intended, upon receipt of orders from other individuals, to wage jihad in the United States against persons ... and against real and personal property."

This should be of concern to everyone.

CAIR will surely comment, or not.

Update: KOVR Ch. 13 in Sacramento has a video report, here.

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