Imam Denies Tie to Orlando Islamic Terror Attacker

In an interview that aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “On the Record,” fundamentalist Muslim Imam Abu Taubah denied reports that Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen attended his online seminary while refusing condemn stoning of women for adultery and saying that some journalists should be beheaded. However, later in the segment, Taubah backpedaled on that remark. Taubah flatly denied that Mateen was a student of his or of his school, saying that the online seminary doesn’t have face to face classes. He denied ever having met Mateen. Marcus Dwayne Robertson, one of Taubah aliases, worked as a bodyguard for Omar Abdel-Rahman, also known as “the Blind Sheik.” Abdel-Rahman was convicted of seditious conspiracy in plotting Islamic terror bombings on several high impact targets and was sentenced to life in prison. As Van Susteren points out Robertson has been a gang leader and bank robber who was released from prison just last year. When asked if he disavowed Mateen being a devout Muslim, Robertson replied, “I disavow the concept of anyone taking the law into their own hand … no one can justify that with Islam.” He also refused to condemn stoning women for adultery in the second segment of the interview. He referenced