THEY LAND ON OUR SHORES, BUILD MOSQUES IN EVERY COMMUNITY AS A SHOW OF DOMINANCE, PLOT VIOLENT ATTACKS AGAINST US, AND THEN SCREECH ABOUT THEIR CIVIL RIGHTS WHEN THE INFIDELS RESPOND IN KIND…WHAT ARE THEY BITCHING ABOUT? LUQMAN IS OFF TO ALLAH’S ETERNAL ORGY IN THE SKY WITH HIS 72 VIRGINS, THEY SHOULD BE ELATED FOR HIM!
No charges in FBI killing of Detroit imam
Last Updated: Thursday, September 30, 2010 | 4:25 PM ET
The Associated Press
Michigan’s attorney general said Thursday that he won’t file criminal charges against FBI agents who shot a Detroit mosque leader 20 times, killing him during a raid last year on a suburban warehouse.
It is “undisputed” that Luqman Ameen Abdullah fired at agents, resisted arrest and rejected demands to surrender, Attorney General Mike Cox said.
“Under Michigan law, law enforcement agents are justified in using deadly force in these types of situations, and therefore we found no crimes,” Cox said in a written statement.
Some leaders in the local Muslim community have questioned whether the agents used excessive force.
Police dog tackled Abdullah
Besides being shot 20 times, Abdullah had wounds that an independent forensic pathologist said were caused by an FBI dog killed during the raid.
Some have speculated that Abdullah may have fired his gun while trying to defend himself from the dog.
Indeed, Cox’s report said agents deployed the dog after the suspect failed to show his hands while face-down on the ground.
The dog began biting Abdullah, who rolled over, revealed a gun and fired at the dog and at agents, the report said.
Four agents returned fire and Abdullah was killed, the report said.
“It is clear that the agents acted in self-defence and/or in defence of others,” the report said. “The facts show Abdullah making a series of decisions that resulted in the use of deadly force against him — and ultimately his death.
“None of Abdullah’s followers who complied with the … commands were injured in any way,” the report said, referring to four others detained after the raid.
The head of the FBI in Detroit, Andrew Arena, said the report “accurately reflects what happened that day.”
“There were five people in the warehouse. Four people came out without a scratch on them,” Arena said in an interview. “I would encourage people to read the report.”
The bureau has described Abdullah as a leader of a radical Sunni group that wants to create an Islamic state within the U.S. His family has denied allegations that he was anti-government.
He was killed on Oct. 28, 2009, as agents tried to arrest him in a sting operation involving stolen goods.
Dearborn police were the lead investigators in Abdullah’s death because it occurred in that city.
Cox said his office received video recordings, the results of 82 interviews and other documents from Dearborn police and the FBI.
Dawud Walid, the director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said he wants to read the attorney general’s report before commenting. But he repeated his call for all evidence to be released to the public.
The Justice Department’s civil rights division has also been investigating Abdullah’s death.