Crazed Indiana Man Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ Arrested After Strangling Thrift Store Employee

MUNCIE, Ind. — An Indiana man broke a police officer’s hand during a scuffle as he was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly strangled a thrift store employee who sought to intervene as he went berserk in his quest to convert those present to Islam. Reports state that he repeatedly yelled “Allahu Akbar” as he fought being taken into custody by police.

Khalid Sulaiman Bilal, 24, of Saudi Arabia faces charges of battery with injury, disorderly conduct, strangulation, battery with injury to police, intimidation and resisting law enforcement. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now investigating the incident.

According to Fox 59 News, Bilal entered the Muncie Goodwill store claiming to be Muhammad and seeking to convert those present to Islam.

He first went after a male employee, grabbing him by the collar, according to witness Chasity Fraley, who had been shopping with her three children.

“We moved to a different aisle … so I could take my kids away from the situation because they got very scared at that point, and then I heard him say, ‘I’m going to kill everyone in here,'” she told WISH-TV.

But then, after a female worker tried to intervene and calm Bilal down, he began strangling and assaulting her.

“He violently grabbed her around the neck and just was punching and whatever he could to her,” Fraley recalled. “A bunch of employees came out to keep him away from customers.”

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When police arrived, Bilal resisted arrest, breaking the hand of one officer and kicking the other. Reports state that he repeatedly yelled “Allahu Akbar” throughout the ordeal, which means “Allah is greater.” He was tased at least twice during the tussle.

Bilal was transported to Ball Memorial Hospital, but continued his violent rage as he struck an officer in the face after he broke out of his restraints.

The Department of Homeland Security has since obtained a warrant to search Bilal’s apartment, and has confiscated two laptops, a camera and travel documents. Ball State University has confirmed that Bilal is a student at the school.

“I believe Bilal showed signs of radicalized behavior in the March 25, 2017 incident and is a danger to the community,” the warrant request read, according to Fox 59.

Goodwill has released an official statement praising the quick thinking of employees and the help of the Muncie Police Department.

“Because of the actions of Goodwill store management and the Muncie police no one was injured,” the thrift store chain stated. “It is now a police matter and Goodwill is cooperating. Safety of our customers and our employees is a top priority of Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana.”


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  • http://www.gmail.com/ David van Heerden

    To misquote 2 Corinthians 6:15 And what concord hath Christ with Bilal? or what part hath he that believeth with an infidel?

  • bowie1

    Balil soon found out his actions are not be accepted here as it might in Saudi Arabia where he might get off light.

  • peanut butter

    OK… when it’s not even safe to go to a thrift store anymore for the muslims, it’s about time to put a lid on this foolishness. The man is inbred, ideologically challenged,,, but how do you tell in a situation like this if he is crazy? HE THOUGHT HE WAS MOHAMMED! He’s a nut job. But he was a nut job for believing in a false god in the first place.

    • Joel F

      I live in Indiana. This is very rare but pretty common with Christians. Christians shout at us on our own campus. Most of them are fine, but there’s always that one who is dangerous. Mental health issues do not respect religion.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Secularism increases mental illness because its core value is immorality and suicide. Christians have the Word of God and are moral and life-rescuing.

        • Purple_Zebra

          You’re insane.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You Westerners need Christianity for salvation and morality. The Roman/Greek myths are mere porns.

          • Purple_Zebra

            Nothing you say makes any damned sense…and yet you keep at it.

        • Joel F

          “Secularism,” as you put it, is the reason Christians aren’t burning people at the stake anymore. You’re welcome for that.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You are wrong. Secularism kills innocent children in wombs. Only the Christians try to rescue everyone on earth. You can read and write only because Christians believed in universal education on earth. On the other hand, secularists try to enslave people by drugging them.

          • Johndoe

            Can you provide proof of any of what you just wrote?

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            The Puritans invented public schools so that every child could read the Holy Bible firsthand. After 400 years, the well-fed bored disrespectful USA forces homosexuality upon mankind. Rich and bored people do evil. Typical. You guys have been better-off only because of your hard-working slender Christian forefathers.

          • Johndoe

            So no proof…got it.

          • Karen Taylor

            you liberals always want DATA..but you don’t read it..so why bother?? the Church has NEVER beheaded anyone or run through a store screaming at people! by the c hurch.. I mean REAL christians..not fake ones! Not like the crusades (catholic..false religion) or even the witch hunters in Salem. True ones follow the teachings of Christ… you have been fooled by the lies of the left which come from the very enemy of your soul! Proof… read the Bible and see how many things have come true from a book written several thousand yrs ago!! the Bible says people will reject the truth and believe a lie… which you have done and thus proven it true!! don’t bother responding because you have nothing of God within you to make any sense. maybe catch the movie: “The Case for Christ” and learn something.

          • Johndoe

            Try midol.

      • peanut butter

        But you won’t catch a Christian trying to shove Christianity down someone’s throat while they are strangling them. It seems to me that the muslims are the ones with mental health issues.

        • Joel F

          You’re joking, right? First, the BSU student clearly suffered from a mental disorder. Second, there are Christian pastors in the news almost daily for disgusting crimes. Third, you don’t know your own demographics: Christians have the highest divorce rate, highest suicide, highest teen pregnancy. These stats are grim. Learn this before you cast stones at others, Mr Glass House.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You are wrong. Those who do not attend church services every Sunday are not Christian. Those who support Sodomy are not Christian either. Western white people claim to be Christian just to show they are a civilized people.

          • Johndoe

            You don’t make the determination who is christian and who isnt

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            The Holy Bible and statistics do. Be more scientific. Anyone can claim to be anything without substance. Supporters of Sodomy are not Christian, and that drop half Americans and their mental slaves. You guys got a false education by the liberals.

          • peanut butter

            You must not know the Christian stats for Mormons. Look them up and you will see that I’m not chunking rocks. But apparently you are.

  • Joel F

    Wow! My fiance’s parents were there when he was arrested. I bet he was a graduate student because I’m doing something research at Purdue on the topic. Grad students have so much stress, loneliness, and rejection that some 32% become depressed. Few report their distress and still others suffer in such a bad way that they harm themselves or others without anybody reporting it

    • Grace Kim Kwon

      Knowledge is futile apart from the Holy Bible.

      • Purple_Zebra

        Seriously, you’re insane.

        • Chet

          No, no she’s not, she’s rooted and grounded in the Word of God, the Holy Bible. “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you” Matthew 6:33, Holy Bible…

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            Thank you. I quote American fathers and get attacked by secular American kids.

          • Purple_Zebra

            I’m 50 years old; for starters, and my disagreeing with your random and pointless statements and out-of-context use of scriptures doesn’t make me *secular*.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            America was great 50 years ago, though it was racist just like any other nation has been. You Western whites should stop treating the colored people and sexually depraved people in the same category and ranting of equality falsely. People have rights to the truth, morality, purity, and freedom. No thanks to the Western white pervs’ slavery. Be more like your Eastern relatives this century and be normal. You guys have been too well-fed and bored, and that’s why today’s West lives for endorsement of Sodomy. You need Christianity to get saved and moral again.

          • Purple_Zebra

            **colored people**? Yeah, you’re done, you racist cow.

          • Purple_Zebra

            Yeah, I’ve read the Bible in two separate courses offered by the Religion Dept at the private Christian college where I got my degree. Miss Grace is rooted and grounded in something alright…..but it isn’t the “word or G*d”.

          • Chet

            Well then, don’t stop here, what then?

          • Joel F

            I think it’s great that you’re not an enabler to people, but I feel like some folks here just aren’t going to be reasonable. As long as they don’t hurt themselves, or others, I’m cool with religion- however insane it really is. 😉

        • Barbi

          To your point, Purple, knowledge of how to read enables one to READ the Holy Bible –so knowledge of various sorts is also important –and only futile to save us –in that knowledge without repentance and commitment to follow Christ cannot take us to Heaven and leads neither to happiness nor success in relationships. However, we are to STUDY to show ourselves approved to both God and Man. So knowledge is not wholly futile and certainly not worthless –but Grace Kwon above is right about knowledge that falls short of saving knowledge of God’s grace and Christ’s atonement –secular knowledge alone falls short.

      • Joel F

        Grace, come on. Christians have the highest divorce rate, highest suicide, highest teen pregnancy, and American Christians are the majority of those voting for leaders who are most certain to drag the world into wars, killing innocent men, women, and children. There is nothing “godly” about Christians- and if there is a God, or gods, you’re screwed.

        • Grace Kim Kwon

          You are wrong. True Christians are those who attend the church service at least every Sunday, not those who claim to be one to just sound civilized. Christians always rescue others and help others. You are alive only because the Christians told mothers not to have abortion. Christian Americans are good and moral, but unbelieving Americans are immoral.

          • Johndoe

            Sorry but you aren’t the one who determines who is or isn’t christian. Your your personal opinion

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            The Holy Bible does. Christians do not support homosexuality or transgenderism which God prohibits. 1 John chapter 1-5.

    • Cindy Dalton

      He was a radical Muslim and that was all the motivation he needed to fuel his hatred for American infidels. You should study up on the fundamentals of Islam and the Q’uran; perhaps get some input from Europeans whose nations are being overrun and their way of life destroyed by so-called “refugees”. While you’re at it, study up on depression. Most any reputable psychiatrist or psychologist will tell you that it seldom leads to violent behavior. As a matter of fact, depressed people are far more likely to be harmed than to harm others. Psychopaths like this radical Muslim perpetrator are in a completely different category.

    • Barbi

      Good point. Ministries to grad students would be good –though could be dangerous.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Americans should never bash their colonist ancestors again. Men used to protect women and children. Not this.

  • Barbi

    We need GITMO –and this guy should be held there. The prisoners there should undergo a re-hab course in western civ –via translated movies –like The Passion –Places in the Heart –A Wonderful Life and A Beautiful Life, all the great Biblical movies like The Ten C’s –Sound of Music and other uplifting Broadway shows. the Jesus movie distributed by Campus Crusade and Christ for All Peoples. They should not be allowed Korans but should take a course in contrasting Mohammad with Christ –and the Bible with the Koran –from an objective perspective as to which one is best and more likely true for being the work of many inspired by the Holy Spirit instead of one man with Satanic inspiration (Mohammad’s angel.) They should see The Hiding Place –and Liam Neeson’s film on the Holocaust (can’t recall the name) –all movies on the Holocaust and racism and hatred and injustice –and contrast them with movies on the joy of western life and views –some comedy. Liar Liar might be good, e.g.

    • Cindy Dalton

      The movie you referred to starring Liam Neeson is “Schindler’s List”, but I doubt it would have any positive effect on the perpetrator. He has obviously been indoctrinated by devils all of his life to hate anyone and anything that represents YHVH God. The Holy Spirit can break through such deep hatred, but we need to pray for this man’s heart to be receptive to His divine pleading.

      • Barbi

        Movies shape and reflect a culture for good or ill –the Bible always for good especially the NT but much in the old as well. The Saudi couple I met in their home only had DVD’s for their big screen tv –no cable –no access to the western world unless they sought it –which they clearly did not. No access to the Bible in their country –at least not approved or easy access. I agree with much of your comment –except that I DO think it is worth a try to indoctrinate terrorist-involved “detainees” in western culture and appreciation for its Judeo-Christian foundation –and the Gospel itself— while we have them.

        All they see is that we are a tempting society (the Great Satan) –while they have their no-doubt-frowned-upon belly dancers –their lust for liquor (the 9/11 bombers) multiple wives and boys (See Afghani film The Kite Runner) –their rapes, stonings, bombings, atrocities to many groups of people including their own. Main difference: they lack a compassionate God and compassion for any outside their belief system –and many within. I agree they follow Satan –but there can be cultural and biblical influences through which the Holy Spirit can work against his influence. Why let them fester in their cages in the sun in Cuba without TEACHING them that they are deceived and wrong about Mohammad, Christ, the WEST (in part.)