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August 06, 2010

Welcome to the front lines

Saif Cathum faces thirty-five charges after a search finds IEDs in an Ottawa home.

An Ottawa man has been charged after police found and seized improvised explosive devices (IEDs), firearms and other weapons from a home near Alta Vista and Heron on Thursday, according to a police statement.

The war is here. And those who have not swords can still die upon them.

Exit question: Is this the same Saif Cathum who was injured fleeing the police in 2003?

The officers went to the intersection and saw Mr. Cathum exit his vehicle and flee on foot. He ran a short distance and fell on the lawn of a nearby residence, pulling out a small knife from his pocket. Police followed Mr. Cathum and ordered him to drop the knife. Mr. Cathum brought the knife up to his neck and slashed at his throat before collapsing back onto the lawn.

Think of the expense saving his life. We haven't finished paying yet.

Update: Moose and Squirrel ask after the inevitable.

I wonder if we’ll help fund a sympathetic play about him too.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at August 6, 2010 10:27 PM