A radical Muslim preacher has been filmed talking about fraudulently claiming benefits and giving advice on how to cheat the Government.
Self-proclaimed extremist Abu Waleed was speaking at the London School of Shariah event in preparation for Ramadan, during which he also made jokes about Muslims taking backpacks on to the Underground.
The British-born radical retold fables from the koran before encouraging his audience to hoodwink the Government.
After a story about a wealthy man, he said: “There was one man, he had a lot of money – just like us, we have a lot of money today from the income support and the incapacity benefit.
“Obviously when you have the incapacity benefit, you want to make sure you walk with a limp when you leave the house just in case there’s someone taking pictures.
“Obviously you don’t need to tell them that, the Department of Work and Pensions.”
Waleed has links through the London School of Shariah, in Bethnal Green, which hosts guest speakers such as jailed fanatic Abu Hamza and radical British Islamist Anjem Choudary.
The three all have links to exiled cleric Omar Bakri.
In the video, Waleed says: “[God] will come to you if you praying … maybe I left the toaster on … or maybe I left the rucksack on the Underground – maybe they found some powder in there or something like that – but don’t leave a rucksack on the Underground, they’ll do you for terrorism.”
Talking about the video, Mr Waleed said: “My comments about the backpacks were not meant to glorify the attacks of 7/7 in any way.
“They were not meant to cause offence, the bombings were a horrendous act of terrorism, no one can deny that.”
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