Suspect in terror hunt used veil to evade arrest


Now who says Jack Straw was wrong?

A MALE suspect in a major anti-terrorist investigation in Britain escaped capture by allegedly disguising himself as a Muslim woman dressed in a burka, The Times can reveal.

The man, who was wanted in connection with serious terrorist offences, evaded arrest for several days as police searched for him across the country.

The fact that a fugitive remained at large after disguising himself in an Islamic dress which covered his face will further fuel the debate sparked by Jack Straw, Leader of the House of Commons, about the wearing of the veil.

Details of the man’s true identity were circulated to ports and airports to try to prevent him leaving the country.

He was eventually caught and is now one of more than 90 suspects in British prisons awaiting trial on terror charges.

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2 Comments

  1. LOL! I remember once commenting someone recently that it could also be possible to suicide bomb in such an outfit.

  2. @Slim
    Yeah its has happend in past in Afghanistan and in Iraq, so it happening here in UK too. Sad thing is people here are still raising the flag of religion and racism.


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