Citizen of Kazakhstan from Brooklyn was sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection with ISIS

Citizen of Kazakhstan from Brooklyn was sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection with ISIS

Today, December 21, in Federal court in Brooklyn , a citizen of Kazakhstan and resident of new York Ahror of Seidahmetov was sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiring with an Islamic state.

«Ahror of Saidakhmetov was arrested when he tried to travel to Syria to wage Jihad on behalf of ISIS,» said in his statement, the acting United States attorney Bridget Rohde. «In addition, he expressed the intention to kill law enforcement officers in the United States, if you can’t get to Syria. We will continue to work closely with the FBI in new York to foil the plans of those who are going to support terrorist organizations,» — said the Prosecutor Kind.

Citizen of Kazakhstan from Brooklyn was sentenced to 15 years in prison in connection with ISIS

According to the court, since August 2014, Saidahmetov repeatedly expressed radical views and spoke about his desire to go to Syria and become a Mujahid.

The man also said that if I don’t leave to Syria, then buy weapons and shoot police officers and FBI agents in the United States.

19 Feb 2015, 22-year-old Ahror of Saidahmetov bought a ticket from new York to Istanbul. In the airport at JFKwaiting for a flight, he received about $ 1,600 from the Syrian accomplice to cover expenses, including the purchase of weapons in Turkey. At the airport Seidahmetova and arrested.

According to the police Commissioner of new York James O’neill, after the convict will serve his sentence, he is deported from the country.

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