Wednesday, October 05, 2005

The Pakistani Roommate

According to Tulsa World, Joel Hinrichs’ Pakistani roommate and other Muslims have been arrested, and then later released:
     NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The Pakistani roommate of a man authorities say died when he detonated an explosive device outside a crowded football stadium was led in handcuffs from a party shortly after Saturday’s explosion, the head of an Islamic student group said.
[name redacted], a finance major, shared a university-owned apartment with Joel Hinrichs III, 21, who died Saturday when a device attached to his body exploded as he sat on a bench outside George Lynn Cross Hall.
[name redacted] and three other Muslim students were led in handcuffs from a party by police after the blast, Ashraf Hussein, president of the Muslim Student Association, said Tuesday. They later were released.

Hat tip: azbookrat