Abu Bakr to be laid to rest this afternoon

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Abu Bakr to be laid to rest this afternoon

The funeral for the late leader of the Jamaat-al Muslimeen, Imam Yasin Abu Bakr will take place this afternoon.

The Imam, who celebrated his 80th birthday among family and friends earlier this week, passed away on Thursday evening at the St. James infirmary just after 9 pm after being rushed there, having collapsed at home.

Abu Bakr was a longstanding leader in Trinidad and Tobago’s Islamic landscape.

He was most known for leading the 1990 insurrection which led to the deaths of dozens of people and injured many more.

Speaking with Power 102 Digital’s newsroom Now this morning Bakr said that the funeral will take place this afternoon