FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

N.Y. Subway Bombing Planner Zazi Enters Guilty Plea, Cooperates With Authorities

February 22, 2010  | 

Najibullah Zazi, the Afghan immigrant who planned to blow up the New York subway, entered a guilty plea and has begun providing information to authorities.

Zazi was apprehended in September, when law enforcement and government officials became aware of his plan. He was captured on video surveillance purchasing acetone and hydrogen peroxide from beauty supply shops.

Zazi, a 25-year-old Denver airport bus driver, said he was driven to terrorism because of the U.S. military's actions in Afghanistan, the New York Times reports.

Zazi attended high school in Flushing, Queens, but returned to Afghanistan to join the Taliban.

Read the full story.

Tags: Islamist Terrorists, FBI, al-Qaeda


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

DOJ Reveals Plans to Review Baltimore PD
A U.S. Department of Justice official pledged Monday to conduct a thorough, independent...
Law Signed to Curb Cop Killer's 'Obscene Celebrity'
Ignoring the chants of protesters on the block where a police officer was killed and the...
Video: Shooting of El Paso Police Officer Connected to 2 Bodies Found
Two bodies found at separate locations Tuesday are linked to the shooting of an El Paso...
Crash Kills Missouri Police Officer/Fire Chief on Way to Fire
An Alton, Mo., police officer who is also a firefighter died after a crash on Monday....
Pennsylvania Trooper Ambush Suspect Spotted, Still at Large
A woman in northeastern Pennsylvania says she spotted trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine