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Mom Tells Son He Can’t Play With ISIS Because She Doesn’t Know Their Parents

FBI agents escort suspect
Photo: Chris Schneider/EPA/Corbis

19-year-old Akhror Saidakhmetov is one of three Brooklyn men arrested by the FBI this week for allegedly planning to join ISIS. But aside from evading law enforcement, coming up with the cash, and somehow making his way into Syria, Saidakhmetov had another kink to work out in his plan: His mother wouldn’t give him back his passport. Ugh, mooooooom.

Man’s Plan to Join ISIS Foiled by Mom