Domestic Terrorist Ahmad Khan Rahami Charged With Bombing Acts Resulting In Mass Injuries

Rahami is charged with several acts to conduct bombings in NYC and New Jersey.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

September 21, 2016

New York City, New York – On Tuesday, Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, aka “Ahmad Rahimi” originally from Afghanistan was indicted in federal court for conducting and attempting to conduct bombings in New York City and various locations in Elizabeth, N. Jersey on September 17-18, 2016, according to a federal indictment. The U.S. Department of Justice (U.S.DOJ) announced that, Rahami is charged in a Complaint filed in the Southern District of New York with one count of using and attempting to use weapons of mass destruction, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2332a, which carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment; one count of bombing and attempting to bomb a place of public use, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2332f, which carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment; one count of destroying and attempting to destroy property by means of fire or explosive, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 844(d), which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison; and use of a destructive device in furtherance of a crime of violence, namely, the use and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), which carries a mandatory minimum consecutive sentence of 30 years in prison, all in connection with Rahami’s alleged detonation of an explosive device and efforts to detonate explosives in New York City.
Rahami is also charged in a Complaint filed in the District of New Jersey with two counts of using and attempting to use weapons of mass destruction, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2332a, which carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment on each count; one count of bombing and attempting to bomb a place of public use and public transportation system, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 2332f, which carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment; one count of attempting to destroy property by means of fire or explosive, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 844(i), which carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison; and two counts of using a destructive device in furtherance of a crime of violence, namely, the use and attempted use of weapons of mass destruction, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), each count of which carries a mandatory minimum consecutive sentence of 30 years in prison and, if convicted of both counts, a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment, all in connection with Rahami’s alleged efforts to detonate explosives in Seaside Park, New Jersey, and Elizabeth, New Jersey, according to the federal indictment.l, according to the U.S.DOJ.
Rahami was taken into custody on Monday morning after a gun fight with Linden police.

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