UPDATE: Clock Prankster Quits Texas School


The family of a Muslim teenager arrested after ‘homemade’ clock incident has withdrawn him from the Texas school.

Ahmed Mohamed’s father, Mohamed El-Hassan Mohamed, said he had pulled all his children from schools in the area.

According to Mr Mohamed the arrest had a harmful effect on the teen.

[Also see – President of United States of America fooled by prank]

Ahmed’s arrest has been sharply criticised and the charges against him were quickly dropped.

Ahmed was arrested at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, after officials thought the device he brought to school was a “hoax bomb”.


Ahmed Mohamed ‘Homemade’ Hoax Exposed

“Ahmed said: ‘I don’t want to go to MacArthur,'” Mr Mohamed told The Dallas Morning News on Tuesday. “These kids aren’t going to be happy there.”

[Also see – The Infamous Irving Texas Clock: ‘Homemade’ Claim Effortlessly Debunked]

Ahmed has received numerous enrolment offers from schools, his father said, adding that he wanted to give him a break before making a decision.

[More – Mark Zuckerberg falls for clock hoax]

The entire family is set to fly to New York on Wednesday where United Nations dignitaries want to meet Ahmed.

After that, Mr Mohamed hopes to take his son on a pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

“I ask Allah to bless this time. After that, we’ll see,” Mohamed said.

When they return, they plan to visit the White House to meet US President Barack Obama, he said….(read more)

Source: BBC News

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