This story just keeps getting worse. The son of one of the most prominent and respected imams in the United States turns out to be running a jihad training camp in New Mexico, teaching young children to become school shooters. Now it turns out that he has two wives, one in Georgia, and one in New Mexico. The Daily Mail says this is because he follows an interpretation of Islam that allows for polygamy, but actually all of Islam allows for polygamy, because it’s in the Quran. The question is, how long has he been flouting American law, and with the feds watching him for 13 years, why didn’t they prosecute him for polygamy, which is against the law? Would doing so have been “islamophobic”?
“‘They took my life’: First wife of Muslim polygamist speaks out after body found buried in the desert is confirmed to be her disabled three-year-old ‘miracle’ son,” by Hannah Parry and Laura Collins, Dailymail.com, August 10, 2018 (thanks to RN):
The first wife of a Muslim polygamist whose disabled son disappeared a year ago has spoken about her heartbreak after his body was found near her husband’s ‘terrorist training camp’ in New Mexico.
Hakima Ramzi said the last time she’d seen her little boy, Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, three, was when her husband Siraj Ibn Wahhaj had offered to take him for a trip to the park in 2017.
Ramzi had been working with detectives and search crews to find her son but was devastated when authorities found the skeletal remains of a child in her husband’s training compound northeast of Amalia, New Mexico, where they discovered 11 starving children and five Muslim adults.
Police are yet to release an official identification but the boy’s grandfather, controversial imam Wahhaj Siraj [sic], 68, has already confirmed the child was Abdul-Ghani.
‘They took my life,’ Ramzi said, breaking down in tears during a very emotional interview Thursday with Channel 2 Action News.
Ordeal: Hakima Ramzi’s attorney told DailyMail.com: ‘Hakima told us, ‘He told me he was taking Abdul-Ghani to the park for a little while.’ She had no reason to think any different.’
‘I wasn’t able to save my son, to save his life.’
Siraj Ibn Wahhaj, 39, now faces 11 counts of child cruelty after investigators found his training camp. He is also accused, in court filings, of grooming the kids to become school shooters.
Wahhaj’s brother-in-law Lucas Allen Morton, sisters Hujrah Wahhaj and Subhannah Wahhaj and Jany Leveille, who were also based at the camp, face similar charges.
Leveille is a second wife, taken by Wahhaj under an interpretation of Islam which allows polygamy….
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EDITORS NOTE: This column originally appeared in The Geller Report. The featured image is a CBS handout.