GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Two sons of one of the suspects in an alleged plot aimed at Kennedy International Airport are being held in Guyana on a charge of possession of ammunition.
Kareem and Iqra Kadir were arrested after a search of their home in Linden found a single round for a high-powered rifle, Newsday reported. Petal Kadir, wife of Kareem, said the round was planted, and a lawyer for the two men said nothing was found in an initial search by local police.
Abdul Kadir is being held in Trinidad and Tobago. U.S. authorities said he and three other men planned to blow up a line from New Jersey supplying jet fuel to Kennedy.
In another odd twist in the case, The Miami Herald reported that a Muslim cleric who was kidnapped at gunpoint and killed in 2004 in Guyana had ties to the Kadir family. Mohamed Hassan Ibrahimi, a Shiite cleric, moved to Guyana in 2000 and started a school where two of Abdul Kadir's children worked.
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