Two more people were arrested Thursday in the UK in connection with a hostage-taking case at a synagogue in Texas. A British citizen held hostage and demanded the release of a Pakistani woman, but authorities eventually released the hostages and the man was shot dead.
Two more people have been arrested by authorities in connection with an incident in which a hostage was taken at a Texas synagogue in Britain. Sky News writes. According to the article, the two were detained in Birmingham and Manchester on Thursday morning and their identities have not been released. The police wrote They were arrested for questioning As part of an ongoing investigation.
At the beginning of the week Two teasers were arrested in connection with the weekend attackThey were later acquitted.
He demanded the release of the Pakistani woman
Malik Faisal Akram, a British citizen, took four people hostage on Saturday at a Goliwilli synagogue in Texas. One of them was released more than six hours later, while the others were released a few hours later by the FBI Special Forces.
The hostage was shot during the operation.
Instead of releasing the hostages, Akram demanded the release of a Pakistani woman, Ayesha Siddiqui. He was sentenced by a U.S. court in 2010 to 86 years in prison for attempting to assassinate U.S. soldiers and FBI agents in Afghanistan. The woman is serving her sentence in a federal jail near Colville.
According to some sources, the hostage was Siddiqui’s brother.
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