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.

 

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