Burial of Boston terror suspect delayed after funeral home refuses to take body of ‘extremist’

Burial of Boston terror suspect delayed after funeral home refuses to take body of ‘extremist’
Usaama Rahim

The funeral of Boston terror suspect Usaamah Abdullah Rahim is being held up because a local cemetery refused to take his body.

Rahim, 26, was fatally shot on Tuesday after investigators said he wielded a military-style knife as they sought to question him about ‘terrorist-related information.’

He was allegedly planning to behead the controversial anti-Muslim blogger Pamela Geller and police officers and was under surveillance by authorities.

The Knollwood Memorial Park funeral home in Canton, Massachusetts, refused any part in his burial, which his family hoped to hold today.

‘They wouldn’t take him because he was a suspected terrorist,’ Abdullah Faruuq, Imam of the Mosque for Praising Allah in Roxbury, told CNN.

Another unnamed funeral home has now agreed to take the body, he said.

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