Hispanic Man charged in Imam killings: I don’t hate Muslims
The man charged in the execution-style killing of a Queens imam and his aide claims he does not hate Muslims — and that he didn’t pull the trigger.
“It wasn’t me, it wasn’t me,” Oscar Morel explained Wednesday, speaking to The Post from Rikers Island.
The 35-year-old janitor looked disheveled — his eyes heavy and his face unshaven — as he sat behind a glass divider at the city jail’s Vernon C. Bain Center.
After maintaining his innocence, Morel abruptly got up and walked away to leave — but then returned to state his case when told about the claims that he had murdered Maulama Akonjee, 55, and Thara Uddin, 64, simply because they were Muslim.
“I just want to say that I like all types of religions,” he insisted, placing both hands on the counter firmly. – READ MORE