Keep the 72 virgins and bring on the doughnuts.
The 560-pound ISIS leader Abu Abdul Bari, also known as “Jabba the Jihad,” was captured in Iraq, according to Stars and Stripes.
An Iraqi SWAT team captured the rotund rebel in Mosul, where he was wheeled off in the back of a pickup truck.
Latest photos for #ISIS Mufti. He was the strongest supporter of demolishing Mosul heritage. He used to give the Friday Sermon in my neighborhood. He cheered up in the very Friday after the blowing of Prophet Jonah Mosque in the early days of their invasion.
📷 Social media https://t.co/VWOCR4nmJE pic.twitter.com/zGYoVSuAaF
— Ali Y. Al-Baroodi (@AliBaroodi) January 16, 2020
The capture of Bari, who personally represents more than a quarter ton of terrorism, was met favorably on social media where the meme “He puts the fat it fatwa” quickly made the rounds.
Some of the online celebrating was a bit on the dark side, including a tweet from British soldier Macer Gifford, who reportedly fought alongside Kurdish troops in Syria.
“Good luck hanging him in Iraq,” Gifford tweeted of the portly radical.
Bari’s nickname was inspired by the gluttonous and corrupt “Star Wars” character Jabba the Hutt.
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