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  שבט 22, 5771 , 27/01/11

Muslim Cleric Arrested for Sneaking Into US

A Muslim cleric who was deported from Canada to Tunisia was arrested in San Diego after apparently sneaking over the border into the U.S. from Mexico, a report Thursday said. According to the report, the man, a former imam from Montreal, hid in the trunk of a BMW in order to sneak into the U.S.

During his deportation trial in Canada, he claimed he would be tortured if he were deported to Tunisia. He paid $5,000 to be smuggled into the U.S.
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