Pakistani man sentenced in U.S. to 40 years prison for al Qaeda plot

November 24, 2015 5:14 PM

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Pakistani man sentenced in U.S. to 40 years prison for al Qaeda plot

NEW YORK A Pakistani man was sentenced by a U.S. judge to 40 years in prison on Tuesday for plotting to bomb a shopping center in England, as part of an al Qaeda plan to carry out attacks in Europe and the United States.

Abid Naseer, 29, had faced up to life in prison following his conviction by a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York, in March on charges including that he provided material support to the Islamic militant group.

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