Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Domestic terrorism update

Hey, remember this guy? Boston Globe: "Man gets 33 years for plowing SUV into UNC students"

A former student was sentenced to up to 33 years in prison yesterday for plowing his sport utility vehicle into a crowd at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in a self-professed bid to avenge Muslim deaths overseas.

Mohammed Taheri-Azar, 25, pleaded guilty earlier this month to nine counts of attempted murder for the March 2006 attack at a popular outdoor gathering spot known as The Pit.
During the sentencing hearing, Taheri-Azar declined to make a comment but his sister used the ol' "This is not the brother I know" defense. No dice.

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