Thursday, August 28, 2014

Boston Marathon bombers' sister Ailiana Tsarnaeva arrested after making a bomb threat

(The Independent) The sister of the suspected Boston marathon bombers was arrested yesterday for allegedly making a bomb threat, New York City police have said.

Ailina Tsarnaeva, 24, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated harassment after a bomb threat was made by phone to her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend.

Tsarnaeva, who lives in North Bergen, New Jersey, turned herself in to the New York City Police department.

Sources told CBS New York Tsarnaeva was accused of stating: “I know people who can put a bomb on you.”

The victim, an unidentified 23-year-old woman, has a child with Tsarnaeva’s boyfriend.

Although no longer in custody, Tsarnaeva is expected to report to Manhattan criminal court 30th September.