UK Hacking Suspect Blows Kiss in Court
Michael Adebolajo kisses a Koran, too, and asks to be called Mujahid Abu Hamza
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jun 3, 2013 2:00 PM CDT
In this court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook, suspect Michael Adebolajo kisses the Qu'ran, as he appears at Westminster Magistrates Court, London, June 3, 2013.   (AP Photo/ Elizabeth Cook, PA)

(Newser) – Give him this: Michael Adebolajo knows how to make a scene. The man accused of hacking a British soldier to death in the streets of London appeared in court today, where he asked that he instead be called Mujahid Abu Hamza, repeatedly interrupted proceedings, and at one point blew a kiss to a man in the gallery, and appeared to mouth "I love you" to him, Reuters reports. Both men then pointed to the sky, according to the AP.

When asked to stand, Adebolajo asked, "May I ask why?" though he did comply. He was dressed entirely in white, with his left arm wrapped in bandages, and held what looked like a Koran. When the 5-minute hearing ended, he pressed the book dramatically to his lips, while throwing his bandaged arm in the air. "I would like to alleviate the pain if I may," he said before being led away.

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Jun 4, 2013 7:44 PM CDT
They should have just killed them when they had the chance. Now they will be sentenced to 20 years in jail or paroled early. Ridiculous.
Jun 4, 2013 11:08 AM CDT
I was in the tower of london a few years ago and they still have the block and axe they used to use to deal with traitors and criminals up the hill from the tower. I think they should bring this out of mothballs and use it on this guy. Do it the the old fashion way a semi shape axe that take a couple chops to do the job. Multi Culturalism is the blame French culture is about to wipped out all those scumbags Muslims they let move there have a birth rate of 5 to 6 children per Muslim woman while the average French woman has 1.5. Its a numbers game and the same is happening to the Brits.
Jun 4, 2013 1:59 AM CDT
The Brits should have killed him when they had the chance. Evil is better off dead.