“I am here reaffirming that it was indeed an act of Jihad in the way of Allah.”

Sentence Handed Down to Man Who Pleaded Guilty to Mall of America Stabbings

…In the statement read by his attorney following his guilty plea last month, Abdiraham said he went to the Mall of America to answer the “call for jihad by the Chief of Believer, Abu-bakr Al-baghdadi, may Allah protect him, and by the Mujahiden of the Islamic State.”

The statement added, “I understand that the two men I stabbed know and have explained the reason for my attack, and I am here reaffirming that it was indeed an act of Jihad in the way of Allah.”

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