"The numbers now are probably much higher than 20. Definitely," he said.
Jamal spoke hours after federal prosecutors filed a two-count indictment against Abdow Munye Abdow, 25, for allegedly making false statements to FBI agents. The FBI has been investigating the movement of Somali men out of the country, and Abdow became the fourth local man charged in the case. Jamal's comments during the investigation have at times drawn ire from other Somalis. Among other things, he has called for a wider investigation into alleged recruiting at Abubakar As-Saddique Islamic Center in Minneapolis. The head imam there has denied claims that anyone connected with the mosque has been involved with the travel of local Somalis back to Africa...more..http://www.twincities.com/allheadlines/ci_13564976