September 19, 2005

The Stupid Things Wo Do For Love - the Terror Hoax Edition

It's the classic story. Boy meets girl, boy loves girl, boy calls in terror hoax to win girl's heart, boy spends rest of life in prison. Ahhh, young love.

A love-struck Pakistani faces up to three years in jail for falsely accusing a brother and a cousin of the woman he hoped to marry of planning a suicide attack on the U.S. consulate in Karachi, police said Monday. Jobless laborer Mohammad Imran sparked a security scare when he made the allegations in a telephone call to the U.S. embassy in Islamabad last month after the relatives ordered him not to see or speak to his would-be bride, police said.

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