Looking Like Usama Helps Colombian Keep Cars Safe

A man who looks a awful lot like Usama bin Laden lurks around Bogota's central neighborhood of Santa Fé. But he is not out to cause mayhem. On the contrary, he is there to guard parked cars. 

Car park security guard Hasmet Hichster Londoño has been dressing like the world's most notorious and hated terrorist for years - right down to the long white beard.

Londoño's Usama work outfit includes a whistle, a polished wood replica of a AK-47, a long beard, and a fatigue jacket. 

But, Londoño jokingly adds, he has never had to use his weapon because "his presence is enough."

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