Lebanese police have arrested radical Islamic preacher Omar Bakri Mohammad days after he boasted he would “not spend one day” of a life sentence behind bars.
A security official said Lebanese intelligence agents seized the cleric near his home in the northern city of Tripoli….
Sky’s home affairs correspondent Mark White said Mohammad was stopped by intelligence agents who had been following a vehicle he was travelling in.
White said: “Omar Bakri Mohammad was pulled from the car at gunpoint. It was members of the Lebanese internal scurity forces who arrested him.”
Mohammad, who lived in Britain for 20 years, is a fundamentalist Sunni Muslim.
He has praised the September 11 attacks on America in 2001 and hailed the terrorists as the “magnificent 19″….