November 6, 2006, - 6:37 pm
By Debbie Schlussel
Why did Carnegie Mellon University students, Sudeep Paul, 21, of Woodbury, New York (check out his homepage and resume), and Anand Shankar Durvasula, 20, of Morgan Hill, California, break into Heinz Field in the middle of the night? And why did their Lexus SUV test positive for explosive residue, twice?
They were arrested at 2:00 a.m., this morning. The students, both of Indian descent, may be Muslims. Heinz Field is where the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers play home games. The two claimed that they were there to shoot a music video. But why would they break into an NFL stadium to shoot a video. What would they need the video for? And, again, why did they have explosive residue in their SUV?
Even the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force–which is investigating–and the judge know something is up. Bond was set at $1 million dollar straight bond, each. That means the entire amount must be paid for them to get out. (That’s high. But holding them without bond would have been more appropriate.)
Something is up. And it ain’t a music video shoot.
Thanks to reader David H. for the tip.
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