In an interview with the father of the brothers suspected in Monday's bombing at the Boston MarathonAnzor Tsarnaev told reporters that he believes his sons were framed and pleaded with 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to come forward before police "shoot him dead somewhere too."


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"Somebody clearly framed them. I don't know who exactly framed them, but they did. They framed them," he said. "And they were so cowardly that they shot the boy dead. There are policemen like that."

The elder Tsarnaev continued, saying, "I can't reach anyone (on the phone). I want to know about my children. I'm scared for my boy — that they will shoot him dead too somewhere. And then they'll just say, 'He had weapons.'  Where can kids get weapons, for God's sake? They are picking them at a rubbish dump, those weapons?"


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He said he's scared for his son's life, and he urged police to arrest him ... but to keep him alive. 

"They should arrest him, bring (him to the police) alive. Alive. And the judicial system should investigate everything, who's right and who's guilty."