Police: Philadelphia Mosque Leaders Try to Cut off Man’s Hand

Daniel Kelley, Reuters, July 18, 2014

Two men described as leaders of a Philadelphia mosque were accused of trying to cut off the hand of a suspected thief, whose wrist was sliced so deeply it required hospital treatment, police said on Friday.

The 46-year-old victim said two officials in the mosque accused him of stealing jars of money from the house of worship after morning prayers on Monday.

The officials, described in police reports as the mosque’s imam and amir, dragged the victim to the rear of the mosque, and attempted to chop off his hand with a machete, according to a police statement.

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Officers served a search warrant on Thursday on the mosque, located in a house in the city’s Overbrook section, where they arrested Merv Mitchell, also known as Mabul Shoatz. {snip}

Merv Mitchell

Merv Mitchell

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  • MekongDelta69

    Damn – Mabul Shoatz took the name I’ve always wanted to change mine to. I am SO disappointed.

    However, the good thing is, he’s already got a target painted on his forehead.

    No scope needed…

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Failed race meets failed religion. Islam was tailor made for negroes.

    • David Ashton

      Spengler said that Islam would beat Christianity in a competition for African allegiance, but so long as the competition stays in Africa it will be interesting to see whether this prophecy “comes true” as much as many of his others.

      • dd121

        I think a lot of blacks in this country are nominally Muslim, just because it conveys an anti-white vibe. I seriously doubt if most have any an intellectual understanding of the religion. The irony is that the Arabs sold more blacks into slavery than whites ever did.

        • Cecil Broomsted

          I think blacks sold more blacks into slavery than whites ever did. Many were also ritualistic cannibals. Very ruthless and brutal.

          • MBlanc46

            I don’t think that it’s accurate to say that (many) whites sold blacks into slavery. Whites re-sold a lot of blacks after they were already enslaved, but it was mainly blacks who did the enslaving.

          • Cecil Broomsted

            You may be correct on that.

        • Blacks would rather align with a fanatical religion (Islam) that has enslaved them for centuries, than align with a religion (Islam) that has freed them, taught them moral values, and has done more to civilize such savages than anything else. They do this primarily because of their hatred for the white man and what has historically been perceived as the white man’s religion.

          Unfortunately, the overwhelming number of blacks have no real understanding of authentic New Testament Christianity. They prefer instead the hoopla, the sensationalism, and over-emotionalism of modern-day pseudo Christianity (e.g., Charismatics, Pentecostalism).

          • Mark Hillyard

            I’d also say that most Christians have any idea re: The Gospel of the Kingdom and when I try to introduce a discussion on the subject I’m always told to shut up by “The Clergy”.
            The last time was a few weeks ago and the Theologian turned away from me and walked off to eat a cookie.
            Although personal salvation is included in the whole good news, the Kingdom Gospel is never preached or they simply say, “It is laid up in your heart.”

      • captainc

        It is good for blacks, it teaches them decency and discipline. Most Islamic african countries has less AIDS and crimes.

        • Most of those African countries are north of the Sahara and thus also have Arabs and not blacks.

          • captainc

            That’s true, but at least in those countries with blacks majority like Mali, Niger, etc, my theory is still true. Discipline and Africans’ respect for power create law and order, albeit barbaric.

        • Cecil Broomsted

          Most blacks were animists, i.e., they worshipped animals – skunks, frogs, and what have you.

          • captainc

            Yup, but these are low castes, the rulers are probably Muslims or Christians, because that is a sign of education.

    • JohnEngelman

      Islam imposes on Negroes the harsh punishment which is the only thing that works for them.

      • captainc

        I agree, and Negroes then only mixed with Arabs through marriages. Mekkans themselves have a lot of Abyssinians blood through concubine system, the real Mekkans Arabs are wed out. The rich ones then mixed with Circassians.

      • expitch

        As is your habit, you grace and effect to a single cause. You cite only one factor after the word BECAUSE.

    • propagandaoftruth

      Mabul Shoatz…

      Nah, that’s Merv Mitchell. A negro on a jihad of barbarism and mutilation. Perfect religion for Merv.

  • JackKrak

    Is there a single big city left in the northeast corridor that isn’t a complete ****hole?

    • CallahanAuto

      Boston

      • Cecil Broomsted

        Strangely, true.

        • CallahanAuto

          It has been able to hang onto its Irish and Italian character. And while there are trouble spots like Roxbury, and formerly working class neighborhoods have been Yuppified, it’s still a great city. I love going there.Except for their love affair with the Democratic Party, of course. How Boston staved off the undesirables, I don’t know. Someone should write a book. Maybe someone did.

          • Cecil Broomsted

            I was there last summer in a downtownish area and actually felt safe. I’m rather fond of Boston.

          • propagandaoftruth

            Sounds like y’all could use some more blacks and browns. Diversity is not to be found in Bean Town.

    • JohnEngelman

      The white parts of Washington, DC are so safe that I grew up thinking that black crime was a racist myth.

      (No kidding. I really did. Unfortunately, many white liberals still think so.)

  • dd121

    My God, he’s black. What a surprise.

  • David Ashton

    A white Muslim convert of the antisemitic al-Murabitun sect of my acquaintance nearly 20 years ago said that at Friday prayers in Mecca goods for sale could be left abandoned safely in the streets without any fear of theft because criminals would have their fingers or hands chopped off without argument or mercy. In London today such persons might expect yet another “chance” plus a reformative experience tax-paid in the form of a holiday back “home”.

  • Truthseeker

    Good old 7th-Century disciplinary practices.

  • NoMosqueHere

    Islam was founded by a mass murdering child rapist. No wonder most black thugs are attracted to the religion of peace.

    • captainc

      The problem is, the same abhorrent practice is condoned by God in Old Testament, check prophets like Lot or Moses, that means Jesus condones that too.

      • Cecil Broomsted

        Jesus? How did you arrive at that? I don’t think the cutting off of body parts as punishment is practised in any mainstream religion today except certain Islamian sects.

        • captainc

          He was talking about murdering child rapist. Read Old Testament.

          • Wholly Unconvinced

            That’s awfully vague. For someone taking the “attacking” stance, maybe you could be a bit more specific, as in book, chapter, verse, as opposed to “check old testament” and if I’m not mistaken, the old testament is old for a reason, the new testament encompasses a shift in the tenets, character, and “rules” of Christianity, making the old testament essentially irrelevant except as something of a record of how things were before Jesus. Which makes your whole “point” irrelevant and meaningless. Something condoned in the old testament is not necessarily condoned in the new.

            Please note that I am not Christian, per se, but I try to have an understanding of quite a few different religions, and your attack on Christianity seems quite flawed.

            Anyone who IS a Christian with a greater understanding of the details, please step in to correct me if I’m wrong.

          • captainc

            OK.

            Here are the examples.

            /ahmed_eldin/bible_supports_pedophilia_and_rape.htm
            /ac12.htm#links

            If Jesus is God in OT too, therefore, he condoned these barbaric acts too. And he did say he was not going to change the laws but to fulfill them. In my opnion, one of the reason, he came to earth was to atone his cruelty in the past.

          • captainc

            Here are some examples.

            www(dot)answering-christianity(dot)com/ahmed_eldin/bible_supports_pedophilia_and_rape.htm
            www(dot)answering-christianity(dot)com/ac12.htm#links

          • Wholly Unconvinced

            Ah… so looking at your previous posts, and checking the first link you Provided, I’m going to take a wild guess and say you, yourself, are a Muslim? I’m led to this conclusion by the pro Islam statements above, and by the fact that the link you posted is an “article” and I call it that tenuously, “By Ahmed Eldin, a recent convert to Islam”.

            He then goes on to literally rewrite Bible verses by including his own “interpretation” (kindly highlighted in blue so you can readily identify his idiocy) of some passages which look to be referencing the disbursement of the spoils of war, ie: slaves. Which, although not nice, was pretty common practice in those times.

            I’m not going to go to the trouble of copy pasting direct quotes to point out how utterly idiotic the link is, as I’m posting from my phone, and if anyone takes literally 15 seconds or so to click the link, they can see for themselves.

            Thank you for the response though, and if you really consider edited verses written by a member of an opposing religion with an obvious agenda to slander Christianity in the name of allah, rife with typos and just all around silly to be “proof” that God endorses paedophilia as Allah clearly does, then I don’t really see any point in engaging in further debate on the subject with you, as I could probably write a letter recanting the statements from that website, in crayon, and signing it “Allah” and you would likely accept defeat.

            On a related note, I find a worshipper of allah, and follower of mohammed, who was a paedophile, trying to slander Christianity by claiming it supports paedophilia, to be rather ironic, and more than a little hypocritical.

          • captainc

            Well, don’t you think it is ironic that Christians accuse Muhammad a murderous paedophile while Muhammad did the same traditions and laws of their prophets in OT? That’s Muhammad laughing at your face. Because Jesus also said he came to fulfill the laws not to abolish them. If you’re atheist or none of the Semitic religions, then you have the right to say Muhammad is a criminal.

            It is not slander, just compare the verses with online Bible.

          • awb

            Matt. 5:17

          • Wholly Unconvinced

            Thank you for the specific reference, but I’m not really seeing the connection. He came to fulfill the laws, but I haven’t seen anything yet actually saying ANYTHING about sex with children, just altered verses by a Muslim, which is just silly. Can you provide a verse which actually endorses paedophilia?

          • awb

            There are none.

          • Wholly Unconvinced

            Thank you, that’s what I suspected. Wasn’t really sure what… “side” you were taking when replying with that verse, as it was one the Muslim doofus above indirectly quoted. Thanks for the clarification!

  • Martel

    His zebibah is glorious, allahu Akbar!

    • Spikeygrrl

      I had to look that one up! To me it just looked like one nasty-azz bruise.

  • LHathaway

    This seems like a very bizarre incident, as it very well is. This kind of thing, however, could be the future for blacks in NAmerica if they ever get their own nation here.

  • Even if the idiot actually was stealing, I’ll bet it was theft under $500, which is a misdemeanor in most states. Trying to whack someone’s hand off with a machete is a felony, and nobody in the DA’s office or court will give a rip whether the victim was stealing or not.

    • captainc

      You can never relax with the blacks, anyway that is power show off, it will scare blacks for life. Blacks need this, please stay away from meddling their affairs.

      • The problem with your argument is that they will eventually want to do that to everyone else.

        I’m very fond of my hands.

        • captainc

          Mike, if they want to harass you, they won’t bother to accuse you with theft, but instead apostacy and infidel, and there goes your head off.

          There legalistic procedure to carry out the punishment, perhaps the article didn’t mention that, or this black is just plain idiot and barbaric.
          simple(dot)wikipedia(dot)org/wiki/Sharia_law
          #The_penalty_for_theft

          • I chose my avatar for a very special reason which I will never explain. As an agnostic, I am not “protected”, but this means my agreement to behave as a civilized human is completely contingent on the behavior of those around me. The area’s squirrels ate up my tomato plant while we were visiting my mother earlier this month. I set unbaited rat traps in the planter barrel and wasted five of them in four days. I hucked the dead squirrels over the eastern fence. Since the ravens have been making a lot of noise, I suspect the squirrels I karked were noticed.

            To my mind, Muslims are just like the squirrel garden-raiders. My tomato plant is making a slow comeback.

    • Greg Thomas

      These third world muslims do not care about any of that.

  • MBlanc46

    Where Mexicans go, they bring Mexico with them. Where Muslims go, they bring Islam with them (see Great Britain as a case in point).

  • Caucasoid88

    We beez muzlim n sheeit.

  • Robb

    I see what you did there.

  • Robb

    “disparate impact” in the sharpening of machetes??