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Minneapolis Man Accused Of Holding American Journalist Hostage In Somalia

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Twin Cities man has been indicted for allegedly helping co-conspirators hold a journalist captive for more than two years.
Abdi Yusuf Hassan, who moved to Minnesota in 1998, is accused of holding three people hostage on the coast of Somalia.
The journalist involved is not named in court papers, but writer Michael Scott Moore gave CBS an account of his capture that lines up exactly with the dramatic story that unfolded today in the Minneapolis federal courthouse.
WCCO was the only station in court.
On a crisp winter day, dozens from one of Minnesota's strongest immigrant...
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