FBI: Fla. Imam's Son Key to Terror Support Network

Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 05:31 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

MIAMI (AP) — An FBI agent has testified that the son of a Miami imam was a key part of his father's alleged support network for the Pakistani Taliban terror group.

Agent Michael Ferlazzo said at a bail hearing Tuesday that 37-year-old Irfan Khan shared his father's backing for violence directed against Pakistan's government. Ferlazzo says Irfan Khan made many such statements on more than 1,000 recorded phone calls with his father and other alleged conspirators.

Irfan Khan's defense attorney is seeking his release on bail. She argues that there is little evidence linking him to terrorism support.

A judge has already refused bail for the father, 76-year-old Hafiz Khan. A bail decision is pending for another son, 24-year-old Izhar Khan.

They have pleaded not guilty to funneling money to the Pakistani Taliban.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Court Mulls Legality of Firing for Pot Use off Job

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 16:09 PM

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.Now, the state's highest court is considering whet . . .

Expert: China Could Put US Orbiting Assets at Risk

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 15:59 PM

A growing Chinese military space program could put America's orbiting assets at risk, especially now that China has demo . . .

Close Fla. Gubernatorial Race Attracts Big Names, Big Spending

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 15:16 PM

While they may be running against each other in 2016, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio are joining forc . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved