Lodi Jihadi Gets 24 Years
He's 24 and he got a 24-year sentence ... which was lucky for him, as he could have/should have gotten 39 years. The timing of the sentence is nice: One day before 9/11 and on the same day the NYT broke a major story about foreign jihad trainees who, like Hayat, go to Pakistan to learn how to propagate terror in the countries that have offered them freedom.
The jury split on convicting Hayat's dad, Umer, of fore-knowledge of his son's terrorist leanings, so the old man walked.
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