FLORIDA: Two Pakistani brothers arrested on conspiring to use WMD in United States

This is just breaking today but apparently they were arrested yesterday:

YAHOO NEWS – Two Pakistan-born brothers living in Florida have been arrested on charges of providing support to terrorists and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction within the United States, authorities said on Friday.

The men were charged in a grand jury indictment announced by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida. Federal prosecutors allege the men, both U.S. citizens, provided money, housing, communications equipment and transportation as part of a conspiracy.

A statement from prosecutors said the brothers’ alleged goal was “to use a weapon of mass destruction (explosives) against persons and property within the United States“. It did not elaborate and U.S. officials declined to go into details but said the arrests were not the result of a sting operation.

“The investigation is continuing and we just won’t be able to give those specific details at this time,” said Alicia Valle, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s office in Miami.

“Any potential threat posed by these two individuals has been disrupted,” U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer said in a statement.

The accused were identified as Raees Alam Qazi, 20, and Sheheryar Alam Qazi, 30. They were arrested on Thursday in Fort Lauderdale and made an initial appearance in federal court on Friday.

If convicted, each could face a potential sentence of 15 years in prison on the charge of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.

The charge of conspiracy to use a weapons of mass destruction carries a potential maximum life sentence.

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36 thoughts on “FLORIDA: Two Pakistani brothers arrested on conspiring to use WMD in United States

  1. They should be given LIFE IMPRISOMENT with hard LABOR. Thanks be to God that they
    were caught. No doubt , there are others out there to be caught.
    The USA IMMIGRATION ought to be well alert and especially those coming from
    Mid- and eastern countries .

  2. I’m glad they got caught. I’m absolutely sure that they’re here legally. The question I have is, did they vote for King Barry at one of those closely monitored polling stations?

  3. Obama increased immigration of arabs to this country- his naive anti-american view of the world is only putting us in more danger. Stop with the political correctness, TSA, and frisk arabs, not old ladies and children!

  4. “to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons and property within the United States“

    Isn’t that the same thing that the obamessiah wants to do to the USA with the fiscal cliff?

  5. Why don’t people like this have their citizenship taken away. They do that when guys like Demanjuk get citizenship while lying about concentration camp past. Can’t someone say they gave false information on their citizenship applications? Don’t citizenship applications ask if you mean to perpetuate terrorist acts?

    That way they can be deported in fifteen years, instead of getting a second chance.

  6. Really? Prison? Must we pay for their care for the next 15 years? Can we just not allow them to return to Pakistan?

  7. The Muslim Brotherhood in the White House is what helps these terrorist cells start, and the open borders don’t help at all. Should we waste money on a trial or just cut off their heads like they would do to US?

  8. Give them a fair trial and then hang them all. You know this is BAD if THIS Administration had to do something about it.

  9. I’ll be curious to know the details, because even though they said it was not part of a sting operation, most of these arrests are found to be just that. Either the government patting itself on the back, or an attempt to take away one constitutional right or another (whether it be 1st or 2nd Amendment, or whatever).

    I’ll wait till the info comes out to pass judgement. Does my skepticism of this government show at all?

  10. but…but…the O-Bow-Ma Magical Misery Tour guaranteed the terrorists (can I say terrorists?) would all love us now.

  11. Caliphate is coming!! Millions of Islamic barbarians have been pouring into our Nation. Walls are down and we have been snookered!!

  12. Send them to Guantanamo.

    Obama is a fool to think he’s made any headway in the war on terror… well, he’s been a fool anyway… nevermind.

  13. 20,009 attacks since 9/11 – against even other muslims.

    Weekly Jihad Report – Nov. 24 – Nov. 30

    Jihad Attacks: 45
    Allahu Akbars*(suicide attacks): 6
    Dead Bodies: 252
    Critically Injured: 732

    What a despicable religion.

  14. There’s probably MORE out there just waiting for the right opportunity, and Obama will roll out the red rug for them.

    1. Remember, both Barky Boy and Biden said the US can take another terrorist strike so they are inviting it!

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