A routine police check in Minnesota resulted in the arrest of two Muslim men on charges they were driving around with an arsenal of weapons including bomb-making devices. Abdullah N. Alrifahe, 27, and Majid N. Alrifahe, 26, both of Minneapolis, were arrested May 11 after police had reason to search their car and found a hand grenade, handgun, several assault rifles and magazines and a large quantity of ammunition, according to the police report. They also found cellphones, drone parts, computers and electronics devices capable of igniting a bomb.
Former Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said the size of the cache should send off alarm bells for local police, as it signals that an active Islamic terrorist cell could be operating in the city. But the city seems paralyzed by political correctness, she said. “Of course we have cells in Minnesota, but the Minneapolis police believe the religion of peace doesn’t commit terror acts,” Bachmann said. “The hijab-wearing Minneapolis mayor [Betsy Hodges] and the police department blind and disarm themselves because their Muslim advisers tell them that’s what they should do.” READ MORE