Earlier this week, the case against the two men took on another dimension. Each learned that an additional charge of lying to federal agents had been filed against them bringing the total number to five counts of lying and one count of providing material support to terrorists. [Father, Son Face More Charges in Terror Case, Lodi News-Sentinel Staff, January 31, 2006]
The Hayats' trial is scheduled to start on February 14th.
In the meantime, the rest of the Lodi Muslim community, erroneously reported by the Sacramento Bee to be “awash in fear” during the summer, is functioning without any problems whatsoever.