New York man plotting to journey to Pakistan to enroll in Taliban arrested at JFK airport

A 33-year vintage New York man, plotting to journey to Pakistan after shifting the border into Afghanistan to hitch the Taliban, become arrested and charged with trying to offer fabric help for terror plots to kill US nationals and troopers abroad.

Delowar Mohammed Hossain of the Bronx was cost on Friday in a criminal grievance with attempting to supply fabric help for acts of terrorism, notably in killing US nationals positioned in overseas locations.
The value incorporates a most sentence of 15 years in jail.

Hossain was arrested on the John F Kennedy Worldwide Airport via the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as he tried to board a aircraft to Thailand.
“As alleged, Hossain consider to journey distant locations and be part of the Taliban a great way to kill American infantrymen,” Assistant Lawyer Basic for Nationwide Safety John Demers said.

The prison grievance filed contained in the Manhattan federal court docket docket mentioned that beginning throughout the fall of 2018, Hossain expressed his option to enroll within the Taliban and battle towards American forces. Over the months that adopted, he tried to recruit a unique provide to journey with him from the USA to Pakistan, after which to go the border into Afghanistan to enroll within the Taliban.

Hossain instructed the supply that his cause grew to become to “battle the American authorities from there…Mixed with the Taliban” and that “I have to kill some…(non-believers) earlier than I die”.

He moreover outlined to the undercover supply the steps he had taken to stop detection of his plan, together with planning to achieve Pakistan b

y utilizing first flying to Thailand, which Hossain believed may cover his last goal of becoming a member of the Taliban.
On the identical time, he made preparations to fight Afghanistan, consisting of buying gear equivalent to walkie-talkies and mountaineering gear and educating the provision to buy cash “to buy weapons” after reaching Afghanistan.

Hossain had bought an airline price ticket for a aircraft scheduled to depart from JFK to Thailand on Friday.
US Lawyer for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman mentioned Hossain desired to kill Individuals and primarily wished to focus on American armed forces serving distant locations.

Assistant Director-in-Cost of the New York Discipline Workplace of the FBI William Sweeney Jr said the “entice of radical ideologies comes from many assets and just because the Taliban may additionally look like previous and out of fashion extremist group; it must be not underestimated.”
He introduced that the legislation enforcement authorities stopped Hossain from touring distant locations to assist a “deadly company allegedly and saved him from his alleged plan to kill harmless folks.”

New York Police Commissioner James O’Neil said that trying to assist terrorist assaults will trigger arrest, as has been seen repeatedly.