Father of Terror Suspect Zazi Indicted

Mohammed Zazi, 53, charged with lying to federal investigators
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 8, 2009 8:27 PM CDT
Father of Terror Suspect Zazi Indicted
Najibullah Zazi is being held in a New York jail.   (New York City Police Department)

The father of indicted terror suspect Najibullah Zazi was himself indicted today in Denver, on charges he made false statements to authorities about terrorism. Among the specific allegations: Mohammed Zazi, 53, lied to the FBI when asked if he’d contacted someone about his 24-year-old son’s troubles. The charges could land Mohammed Zazi an 8-year jail sentence.
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