Terrorism & Insurgency

Court jails militant in the US's Alabama

22 June 2018

AT A FEDERAL court in Huntsville in the state of Alabama in the United States on 20 June, a judge sentenced a militant - identified as 23-year-old Aziz Sayyed - to 15 years in prison and a lifetime of supervision following the granting of a plea deal, Rocket City Now reported. Sayyed pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to provide material support or resources to a designated foreign terrorist organisation on 8 March. He planned to detonate an improvised explosive device (IED) to destroy a police station in Huntsville.





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