Ahror of Y. seidakhmetov, who lived in Brooklyn, tried to join ISIS
A US Federal court on Wednesday sentenced a resident of Brooklyn, to 15 years in prison on charges of terrorism, according to the Ministry of justice.
A citizen of Kazakhstan Ahror of Y. seidakhmetov was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization “Islamic state”. According to court documents, he first expressed support for the group in 2014.
“Y. seidakhmetov planned to become a fighter of the ISIS, however, if make does not succeed, he was willing to fight on our streets, attacking police officers and FBI agents in the United States,” – reads the statement of the Ministry of justice.
Of Y. seidakhmetov was arrested in 2015 while trying to Board a flight to Istanbul, where he planned to go to Syria.
After Y. seidakhmetov will leave the allotted jail time he was being deported.