Bomb suspect Ahmad Rahami's ex files for custody of their child

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Bomb suspect Ahmad Rahami's ex-girlfriend has asked a court to give her full custody of their child and issue a restraining order against him.

In a filing Tuesday, Maria Mena cited Rahami's arrest as the basis for her petition.

"Defendant has been charged with police attempted murder and is currently under protective services after possible terrorist related activities in NYC," Mena wrote in the petition filed in New Jersey Superior Court.

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Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, is seen in this image taken from video, released by the New Jersey State Police on September 19, 2016. Courtesy New Jersey State Police/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, is seen in this image released by the New Jersey State Police on September 19, 2016. Courtesy New Jersey State Police/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, is seen in this image released by the New Jersey State Police on September 19, 2016. Courtesy New Jersey State Police/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, is seen in this image taken from video, released by the New Jersey State Police on September 19, 2016. Courtesy New Jersey State Police/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Policemen place in an ambulance a man they identified as Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, in Linden, New Jersey, in this still image taken from video September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Anthony Genaro
A policeman takes a photo of a man they identified as Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is wanted for questioning in connection with an explosion in New York City, as he is placed into an ambulance in Linden, New Jersey, in this still image taken from video September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Anthony Genaro TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Ahmad Khan Rahami is taken into custody after a shootout with police Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Linden, N.J. Rahami was wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of New York and the New Jersey shore town of Seaside Park. (Moshe Weiss via AP)
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She said she had not spoken to Rahami since January.

Court records show that as of last year, Rahami owed Mena more than $3,000 in child support.

The two reportedly met while they were both students at Edison High School in the mid-2000s. Rahami is now married to a woman who was not in the country when he allegedly planted bombs in New York and New Jersey.

Rahami's current wife, Asia Bibi Rahimi, was interviewed by the FBI in the United Arab Emirates Tuesday and said she had no knowledge of her husband's alleged plot, a senior law enforcement official told NBC News.

She spent the summer in Pakistan and was planning on returning to the U.S. this week, but the FBI had her stopped in the UAE in order to question her more quickly, the official said, and she will resume her travel home.

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