U.K. Woman Gets 28 Months in Underwear Plot to Aid Terrorism

November 13, 2014 5:30 PM

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A 28-year-old woman was sentenced to 28 months in prison by a London judge over a failed plot to smuggle 20,000 euros ($25,000) in a friend’s underwear to her jihadist husband in Syria.

Amal El-Wahabi is the first person in the U.K. found guilty of funding Syrian terrorism. Her friend, Nawal Msaad, was cleared of any wrongdoing at a trial earlier this year.

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