Texas arrests over plant raise terrorism questions
POSTED: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 7:14am
State investigators say plant sales are suspected to benefit terrorist groups
Austin — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a chewable African plant that investigators in Texas believe may be linked to terrorism groups has quietly launched a lengthy investigation in Houston and produced multiple arrests.
Muslim civil rights groups are now questioning whether the Texas Department of Public Safety crossed a line. The agency last year included the olive-shaped leaves known as khat on a statewide threat assessment. To read more: http://www.chron.com/news/texas/article/Texas-arrests-over-plant-raise-terrorism-questions-5025711.php?cmpid=houtexhcat