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Saudi Student Talal al Rouki Questioned by FBI About Pressure Cooker

Talal al Rouki was recently questioned by FBI agents after a suspicious neighbor saw the Saudi student carrying a pressure cooker.

Rouki had cooked a Saudi Arabian rice dish, "kabsah," and was carrying the food inside a pressure cooker to a nearby friend's house.

According to the Daily Mail, one of Rouki's neighbors told police that he was seen with a pressure cooker bomb.

Armed FBI agents and police surrounded Rouki's apartment block, while other agents questioned the innocent Rouki about his culinary habits.

"They asked me about my major, when I arrived in the U.S. and what I do in my spare time," Rouki told Oukaz, a Saudi newspaper.

Police officers said a female neighbor saw Rouki carrying a pressure cooker pot, which she described as "bullet colored."

After Rouki showed the law enforcement his pressure cooker and explained he made a rice dish, he was lectured by an FBI agent who said: "You need to be more careful moving around with such things, Sir."

However, there was no reported warning made to the neighbor for her false claim.

Source: Daily Mail


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