Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman: Laying Hands on an Unwanted Guest

Preceded by a decoy, Sheik Abdel Rahman leaves a Brooklyn mosque and surrenders to waiting feds

The first sheik was a fake. A figure clad in white robes and a red-and-white cap left the Abu Bakr Mosque in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday night and got into a waiting van. Federal agents with guns drawn quickly surrounded the vehicle, crying, "Get out!" The man did, looked up -- and the feds immediately saw he was not Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman.

The second sheik was the real thing. A figure dressed the same way left the mosque a little after 6 p.m. on Friday. Surrounded by his supporters and under the eyes of federal agents and New York...

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