January 27, 2010

Farmington Hills man accused of terrorist ties is popular Muslim singer

By Niraj Warikoo and Cecil Angel
Free Press Staff Writers
Mohamad Mustapha Ali Masfaka, 47, often known as Abu Ratib, sings frequently to Muslim and Arab audiences in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East, his attorney Doraid Elder said today. Local Muslims say that Ratib is well known for his singing, especially for Islamic religious songs known as nasheed. He is to be arraigned today in Detroit.
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