Ohio: ISIS recruit prepared to behead infidel son in order to prove himself

Ohio: ISIS recruit prepared to behead infidel son in order to prove himself

[Ed. – “Homegrown terrorist”?  Homegrown how, exactly?]

To show his devotion to the Islamic State terror group, and to Islam as a whole, an Ohio man arrested on Friday told an informant that he would cut off the head of his own biological son—akin to the beheadings carried out by Islamic State (ISIS) fanatics in the Middle East—to prove his worth as a Muslim, an FBI complaint against the man alleges.

Thirty-eight-year-old Amir Said Abdul Rahman Al-Ghazi, formerly known as Robert C. McCollum, was arrested by the FBI early Friday at his Sheffield Lake, Ohio, apartment. He is being brought up on charges of supporting the Islamic State terrorist organization.

On June 18, 2014, Al-Ghazi pledged allegiance to the Islamic State in a post on Facebook. Two days earlier, he shared a video on YouTube, titled “Stand Up and Pledge Allegiance to Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi,” who leads the terror group, the FBI complaint states.

In another conversation with an undercover informant, Al-Ghazi said he was convinced his faith allowed him to “behead Christians, Jews, and Atheists,” the testimony against the terror suspect said.

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