Elvis Wanted To ‘Sacrifice Himself For Jihad’ And Join Isis As He Is A New York Man


New York man named Elvis tried to travel to the Middle East on a number of occasions in order to join Isis, according to prosecutors.US citizen Elvis Redzepagic, 26, made it as far as the Syrian border while trying to join an extremist group, allegedly telling police he was willing to sacrifice himself for jihad.

He claimed a complaint from the Federal Court, which was unveiled on Saturday (March 3) said Redzepagic police, who arrested him on a charge unrelated to the February 2: “I’m going to leave this country, I’m going to come back with the army – Islam is coming” .On one occasion Redzepagic presented to Jordan, where he was stopped by the authorities when he was trying to reach Syria.

Officials there said he was trying to learn Arabic, repeating the same claim to the United States, the customs official, who allegedly discovered the electronic files on Jihad, which claimed he downloaded Redzepagic two years ago.On another occasion, Redzepagic made to Turkey, where he was arrested while trying to cross into Syria, and returned to the United States.

According to the complaint, he wrote in a Facebook message in October 2015: “Since I got back from Turkey of trying to perform jihad and join Jabhat al-Nasra Central Intelligence Agency may bother me that he is annoying, but I suffer from them.”Redzepagic faces charges of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

In an email to The Associated Press, Redzepagic lawyer said Mildred Allen: “We will work with his family in the hope that the court and the government will see that what is needed is to provide advice and support, not prison.”


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