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‘Bike Path Terrorist’ Sayfullo Saipov Threatened To Decapitate Corrections Officer
New York Post
‘Bike Path Terrorist’ Sayfullo Saipov Threatened To Decapitate Corrections Officer: Court Papers
by Gabrielle Fonrouge
Accused bike path terrorist Sayfullo Saipov threatened to decapitate a federal corrections officer for repeatedly waking him while he’s locked up at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, a new court filing detailing a trove of the government’s evidence against him alleges.
Saipov, who’s accused of killing eight people during his 2017 Halloween terror attack on the West Side Highway, allegedly threatened the officer on Dec. 17 last year for repeatedly slamming a door at night, making it hard for the ISIS follower to sleep, the filing states.
“During the course of this confrontation, the defendant threatened to kill the Officer. Indeed, as the defendant later admitted to the MCC’s disciplinary committee (the ‘Committee’), he told the Officer that if the Officer dared to open the defendant’s cell, in two minutes ‘other guys will be picking up your dead body,’” the filing states.