Maret Tsarnaev: Aunt Of Boston Bombers Says They Are Wrongly Accused


Maret Tsarnaev, a woman living in Toronto who is claiming to be the aunt of the two Boston bombing suspects, thinks they are innocent. According to CP 24, when she saw the suspects' pictures being released, she called the FBI for more evidence but she says they refused to give it to her.

"I’m a lawyer back home. Give me evidence. I participated in court sessions, where I had to prove the guilt of others,” she explained. "Do the same here, show me evidence, give me more than a photo. But to be convinced that my nephews committed to these atrocities, convince me. Then come back and get my reaction and ask me how I feel," the woman continued.

"My nephews cannot be part of this terrible, horrible act that was committed in the streets of Boston," she explained. "I know these two nephews — smart boys, good boys — they have no motive for that. They have no ideas to be going to this kind of act. It's just not the case, it cannot be true," Tsarnaev told the CBC.

The aunt is skeptical her nephews committed the crime judging from the evidence she has been given. She wonders why the boys would have been walking around separately if they were responsible for the bombing. "Why wouldn’t they come together? Together as brothers. I’m suspicious this was staged, the picture was staged. By who? By whoever needs this, by whoever is looking for someone to blame."

Tsarnaev thinks the pictures could have been a set-up: "Could it be staged? I have to question everything. That’s my nature." she said. 

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