The Daily Mail reports: The former wife of Paris bomber Ibrahim Abdeslam has broken her silence to say he was a jobless layabout who smoked cannabis ‘all day every day’, never went to the mosque and had spent time in prison.
Ibrahim, 31, blew himself up outside the Comptoir Voltaire cafe during Friday’s terrorist massacre in Paris, injuring three people, but only killing himself.
In an exclusive interview his wife Niama told how during their ill-fated two-year marriage the trained electrician did just one day of work, often smoking three or four joints a day.
Speaking from her home in Moleenbeek, Brussels, Niama, 36, said: ‘His favourite activities were smoking weed and sleeping. He often slept during the day. The number of joints that he smoked was alarming.
‘Despite his diploma as an electrician, he found no job,’ she said. In those two years we were married, he worked a single day. It made him lazy.’
Ibrahim, also known as Brahim, was one of at least eight jihadis behind Friday’s atrocities, which left 129 dead and at least 352 injured, while striking fear and terror across Europe.
Security sources suggest he had accidentally detonated the bomb early, after fumbling with the device as he embarked on a religious ‘war’ against the west. [Continue reading…]