RELIGION OF PEACE: Muslim preacher Omar Bakri Muhammad says he is proud of Lee Rigby killer

Published on December 20, 2013

A hate preacher says he would be ‘proud’ if his son killed a man like Lee Rigby’s murderer Michael Adebolajo.

Omar Bakri Muhammad said if his son, who was sitting on his father’s knee during the interview, grew up and killed a soldier he would be ‘happy’.

Adebolajo attended and spoke at the radical group Al-Muhajiroun’s demonstrations after joining the group in 2003. He also changed his name to Mujahid, meaning ‘one who engages in jihad’.

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Over the following years he cropped up again and again at Islamist events.

Channel 4 News reports Omar Bakri Muhammad, the former leader of Al-Muhajiroun, said he was proud of the killer.

He said: ‘I’ve got a son, if he did what Michael did I would be happy.’

Muhammad is living in Tripoli, Lebanon, after leaving the UK because he believed he would be arrested.

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