Masood is the brother of Hafiz Saeed, a Pakistani jihadist whose group, Lashkar-e-Toiba, has left a bloody wake in Kashmir and India. Has anyone ever questioned Masood about what he thought of his brother’s activities and the ideology that inspired them, or would that have been in poor taste? “Mass. imam admits immigration fraud, will leave US,” from AP, October 2:
BOSTON””A local imam who pleaded guilty to immigration fraud charges has been sentenced to probation and will leave the country.
Muhammad Masood, the former spiritual leader of the Islamic Center of New England’s mosque in Sharon, was sentenced Thursday in federal court. Judge Douglas Woodlock agreed to sentence him to three years probation, following a joint recommendation from his defense attorney and prosecutors.
Masood’s lawyer, Norman Zalkind, said Masood had faced deportation proceedings but reached an agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to leave the United States on Friday and return to Pakistan….