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Wednesday, June 08, 2005

FBI's case

Here is some of what is in the federal government's arrest affidavit that resulted in the arrest of Hamid Hayat and Umer Hayat, who are accused of lying to the government. The parenthesis signal information taken verbatim from the FBI arrest affidavit: "On Sunday, 05/29/05 at approximately 5:30 am, the Sacramento Division of the FBI was notified, via FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ), that Hamid Hayat, a United States Citizen, was attempting to gain access to the United States via an inbound flight which was scheduled to arrive at San Francisco International Airport at approximately 1:50pm on 05/29/05. During his travel from Korea to the United States, while in flight, it was determined that Hamid was on the "No Fly" list. The plane was immediately diverted, and was ultimately allowed to land in Japan for refueling purposes. While in Japan, Hamid was interviewed by an FBI agent and denied having any connection to terrorism or terrorist activities. Based on Hamid's statements verbal authority was granted to downgrade Hamid from the "No Fly" list to the "Selectee list" so that Hamid could continue his planned travel to the United States. Immigration records indicate that Hamid had departed from the United States on 04/19/03, arriving in Islamabad, Pakistan on 04/21/03. Immigration records also indicate that he departed from Pakistan on 05/27/05, arriving in the United States on 05/29/05."
Interview of Hamid Hayat: "On June 3, 2005, Hamid Hayat was interviewed by special agents of the FBI. During that interview he was specifically asked if he had ever attended any terrorist training camps in Pakistan or in general. He was also asked if he had ever attended a jihadi madrassah (religious school). Hamid stated that he has never attended any type of terrorist training camp or school and is not a jihadi member. He stated that he would never be involved with anything related to terrorism.
"On June 4, 2005 Hamid Hayat voluntarily appeared at a Sacramento office of the FBI to take a polygraph examination that had been requested by the FBI. Hayat, who brought his father with him to the FBI, was informed in advance that the purpose of the polygraph examination was to resolve questions about his possible involvement with terrorist activities. After a brief interview with an FBI agent who showed Hamid some photographs, the polygraph examination was administered and his answers to the relevant questions were found to be indicative of deception. After approximately two more hours of questioning, Hamid admitted that he had, in fact, attended a jihadist training camp in Pakistan. Hamid admitted that he attended a jihadist training camp in Pakistan for approximately 6 months in 2003-2004. Hamid stated that Al-Qaeda supports the camp and provides instructors for the camp. Hamid later confirmed this camp was run by Al-Qaeda. Hamid described the camp as providing structured paramilitary training, including weapons training, explosives training, interior room tactics, hand to hand combat, and strenous exercise. Classroom instruction included ideological rhetoric detailing opposition towards the United States and other non-Muslim countries. Hamid stated that during his weapons training, photos of various high ranking U.S. political figures, including President Bush, would be pasted on their targets. Hamid further stated that he and others at the camp were being trained on how to kill Americans. Hamid stated that although he did not participate in all the available instruction, he was aware the other training was ongoing. Hamid advised that he specifically requested to come to the United States to carry out his Jihadi mission."
The affidavit goes on to detail the interview with Umer Hayat. The arrest affidavit was signed by Special Agent Pedro Tenoch Aguilar.


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This has the potential of turning into a media quagmire for the FBI.

What kind of trained terrorist voluntarily talks to the FBI? Why was he allowed to continue the flight?

Something seems fishy here. Right now I suspect this may all be on the up and up only if this father and son duo are the dimmer side of natural selection.

The bright side of this if the story pans out--our enemies are recruiting idiots.

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