“It seemed very threatening.”
Although it is common for locals of the area to target practice or participate in hunting, according to the laws regulations, many locals reported to ACT members about gunfire and shell sightings.
One member is reported to be a police officer and another formerly drove trucks in Kuwait for the United States Army.
Further investigation into the compound revealed that a resident of the village was a former member of the “Baladullah” enclave located outside of Badger, California. Members of Mahmoudberg worship at MOA Dawah Ceneter in Houston, which has been linked to First Muslims of Texas. Likewise, other organizations such as the American Muslim Ladies Club, which was founded by Sheikh Gilani and Muslims of the Americas are associated with Mahmoudberg.
By Shelby K.