Apr 19, 2013 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer
Lord and Taylor bomb placement:
Excerpted from DAILY MAIL
The mother of the two Chechnyan brothers suspected of setting off two bombs at the Boston Marathon was arrested last year for allegedly stealing $1,600 worth of clothes from an upscale department store.
Zubeidat K. Tsarnaeva, 45, was charged with two counts of malicious/wanton damage and defacement to property after allegedly swiping the merchandise from a Lord & Taylor in Natick, Mass. in June 2012.
She also spoke today to proclaim that her son’s didn’t plant the bombs and that they are ”100 per cent innocent.’
This is a set up, my son would never ever carry out such terror attack,’ she said Friday.
She went on to say: ‘FBI knew everything what my son was doing, told me he was serious leader, that they were afraid of him.’
Mrs Tsarnaeva went on to say that Dzhokhar was raised in the US and insisted that ‘no one ever talked about terror’ in their house.
She stole $1,624 in women’s clothes, according to a Patch.com story.
Her sons allegedly left two bombs, packed with ball bearings and other materials, near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
The terror attack left three dead and 183 injured.
They were captured on CCTV by a different Lord & Taylor store on Boylston Street.
The FBI released those CCTV images of the two brothers Thursday evening and later that night
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed in a shootout with law enforcement in Watertown, Mass.
A police officer was shot dead near the campus for Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Her other son, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is still on the run and considered by authorities to be armed and extremely dangerous.
Tamerlan reportedly had a bomb strapped to his chest when he was killed while he and his brother robbed a 7-Eleven, tried to steal an SUV and threw explosives at police officers.
They used the carjacking victim’s debit car to withdraw $800 from an ATM.
The entire city of Boston is on lock down with residents warned to stay indoors, public transport shut down and a no-fly zone around the city.
A transit police officer was critically wounded in the exchange of gunfire with the suspects.