“Brother of Terrorism Suspect Arrested, Accused of Threatening Deputies,” Fox 28, March 3, 2015:
COLUMBUS (Lisa Rantala) — The brother of a suspect recently arrested for supporting terrorism is facing charges himself after he’s accused of making gun-like gesture to sheriff’s deputies.
Investigators charged Abdiqani Aden,18, with aggravating menacing after deputies say he went to the jail last week, and made the threatening gesture while speaking in a foreign language.
ABC 6/FOX 28 shot video of Aden in Common Pleas Court last wednesday. He went to support Abdirahman Mohamud who’s now facing terrorism charges regarding allegations that he traveled to Syria and gave money and electronic devices to terrorists in the Middle East.
Sheriff Zach Scott says charges would have been filed in Aden’s case even if it was not associated with a suspected terror case.
“When someone says they’re going to threaten to kill a deputy and they’re standing there and doing it in front of witnesses, we’ll take it serious whether it’s a terrorist related situation or not terrorist related,” Sheriff Scott said….