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Friends of Marathon bomb suspect arraigned

Pair accused of tossing evidence

A former college classmate of alleged Boston Marathon bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was arraigned in federal court Tuesday on charges of obstructing justice in the investigation, believes Tsarnaev is guilty, said the student’s father.

Amir Ismagulov, father of Azamat Tazhayakov, said his son is not among the group of Tsarnaev’s friends who believe that Tsarnaev has been framed. Ismagulov said his son has concluded that Tsarnaev planted the bombs that killed three people and wounded more than 260 on April 15.

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