Minnesota court jails leader of Islamic State plot for 35 years

Minnesota court jails leader of Islamic State plot for 35 years
 

A man described by a US judge as a leader of a group who plotted to travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State group has been jailed for 35 years.
Guled Omar, 22, was one of three Somali-American men sentenced on terror-related charges by the court in the state of Minnesota on Wednesday.
The other two, Abdirahman Daud and Mohamed Farah, also 22, were each jailed for 30 years.
Six other defendants have already been sentenced to terms of up to 15 years.
Omar, Daud and Farah were convicted by a jury in June of conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organisation and... read more

 
17 November 2016 in World News, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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