The world’s most wanted woman, Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, wrote a poem telling of her ‘love’ for Osama Bin Laden. Lewthwaite wrote an ode to Osama during her life on the run.
According to the Independent, the verse is full of misspellings and a cavalier attitude to grammar, but poem explained about her adoration for the al-Qaeda founder. Lewthwaite bewailed Osama’s death, vowing revenge on unbelievers. “Oh sheik osama my father, my brother. My love for you is like no other. Oh Sheik Osama now that you are gone/ The muslims must wake up they must be strong,” she wrote. The 34 lines were found by police on a computer belonging to Lewthwaite along with a flash drive, which showed she had spent eight years researching bomb-making.
Sky News, investigating Lewthwaite unearthed evidence that she was present in Nairobi at the time of the attack by the Somali Islamist group al-Shabab. She had been living in a flat overlooking the Westgate mall where 67 died. Lewthwaite had rented the apartment in the name of Nathalie Faye Webb, a South African national.