A Collaboration with University of Pittsburgh   

Father, son arrested for alleged al-Qaida link

[JURIST] A father and son have been arrested and charged [AP report] with lying to federal agents after the son admitted to attending an al-Qaida training camp in Pakistan, the FBI said on Tuesday. Hamid Hayat, 22, is charged with lying about attending the camp. Hamid's father, Umer Hayat, 47, is charged with lying about his son's activities and about giving him $100 a month while attending the camp. Two others, Muhammed Adil Khan and Shabbir Ahmed, are being held on immigration violations [CNN report] discovered during the investigation. The probe is ongoing and officials suggest more arrests will be made. AP has more.

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

About Paper Chase

Paper Chase is JURIST's real-time legal news service, powered by a team of 30 law student reporters and editors led by law professor Bernard Hibbitts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. As an educational service, Paper Chase is dedicated to presenting important legal news and materials rapidly, objectively and intelligibly in an accessible format.

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.