Brother of NYC bus terminal bombing suspect worships at infamous blind sheik’s mosque

Brother of NYC bus terminal bombing suspect worships at infamous blind sheik’s mosque
Akayed Ullah (Image: Police photo)

[Ed. – And to think the family is outraged that authorities are investigating them.]

The brother of Port Authority bombing suspect Akayed Ullah worships at the same mosque where infamous blind sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman once preached, law enforcement sources told The Post on Monday.

Ullah’s brother Ahsan attends Mas Jid al-Salam mosque in Jersey City, where the radical cleric Abdel-Rahman used to spew hate.

Rahman came to the FBI’s attention following the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center.

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The blind sheik – considered the WTC attack mastermind – was implicated in plots targeting the UN, Holland and Lincoln Tunnels and then-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

He was convicted of conspiracy in federal court in 1995, sentenced to life behind bars and died earlier this year at the age of 78.

Ahsan Ullah is being questioned by police but Akayed insists his brother had no role in the Port Authority attack, sources have said.

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