Thursday, August 2, 2007

Imam Jamil Transferred to Federal Custody

Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, a 63-year-old once known as H. Rap Brown, was transferred after state officials decided his high profile status presented "unique issues" that the prison system could no longer handle, said spokeswoman Yolanda Thompson.

"No specific incident served as a trigger," said Thompson. "We assess our inmate population daily, and we assess the needs of our inmates. This is an ongoing case, involving the best interest of our overall population. And he's a very high-profile inmate."

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For the some insight to on the whole Imam Jamil case/fiasco, check out this post.

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