U.S. terror plot suspect appears in court

(AP) - A judge has ordered an Afghanistan-born Coloradoman who allegedly received al-Qaida training and had bomb-makinginstructions on his computer to be held pending a

DENVER - (AP) - A judge has ordered an Afghanistan-born Coloradoman who allegedly received al-Qaida training and had bomb-makinginstructions on his computer to be held pending a detention hearingThursday.

Investigators say Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old airport shuttledriver, played a direct role in an alleged terror plot thatunraveled during a trip to New York City around the anniversary ofthe Sept. 11 attacks. He has been charged with lying to thegovernment in a matter involving terrorism.

Zazi's father also appeared in court Monday and was expected tobe released within 48 hours. An associate, Ahmad Wais Afzali,appeared in federal court in Brooklyn and was being held withoutbond.

All face the same charge.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they want to talk to a 1 Police: Man wanted for questioning in Bronx burglary pattern
2 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11 3 Bronx Weekend Travel Advisory, Dec.10-11
4 Bronx Sportscast, Dec. 9
Parents say a norovirus outbreak at P.S. 83 5 Norovirus at P.S. 83 Annex sickens over 100 students

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News Furry Friends

Furry Friends is a weekly segment on News 12 The Bronx nightside.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE