NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court docket has upheld a U.S. Air Power veteran’s conviction on terrorism expenses for making an attempt to hitch the Islamic State group and die a martyr.
However the 2nd U.S. Circuit Courtroom of Appeals on Thursday stated Tairod Pugh must be resentenced so a decide can clarify why he gave him the utmost 35-year jail sentence.
Pugh, of Neptune, New Jersey, drew the primary verdict of over 70 circumstances the U.S. introduced towards People suspected of supporting the militant group.
He was convicted in 2016 after a Brooklyn federal court docket trial.
Prosecutors stated Pugh sought a route into Syria to hitch the Islamic State group when he was stopped at a Turkish airport in 2015.
He was within the Air Power from 1986 to 1990.