Undated photo booking of Sayfullo Saipov in St. Charles, Mo. Saipov, charged with the murder of eight people on a New York City bike path and the wounding of many more spoke in court Friday, June 22, 2018, a prosecutor, objected, calling “Allah” and the defense of the Islamic State.
(St. Charles County Department of Corrections)
A man who is accused of the murder of eight people on a New York City bike path claimed, “Allah”, and defended the Islamic State the group is in court Friday, reports said.
Sayfullo Saipov, 30, raised his hand to speak immediately after the U. S. District Judge Vernon S. Broderick an Oct. 7, 2019, the date for the Uzbek immigrant sample.
He said that he cared about “Allah” and the holy war that is being waged by the Islamic State of the group.
“So the Islamic State is to fight for the country, as some say, or, as some say, for oil. They have a purpose, and they are fighting to impose Sharia (Islamic law) on the Earth,” he said.
“So the Islamic State is to fight for the country, as some say, or, as some say, for oil. They have a purpose, and they are fighting to impose Sharia (Islamic law) on Earth.”
– Sayfullo Saipov, a defendant charged with eight deaths in New York City
Officers of justice was looking for a April 2019 test date. Assistant district Attorney of the V. S. Amanda Houle said the families of the dead and the dozens who were injured deserve a “rapid and firm seat.”
“The victims here are anxious now that process is going to be,” she said. “The public deserves a speedy trial, and the surviving victims deserve to know when that process is going to be.”
After his arrest, Saipov requested that the ISIS flag be displayed in his room in the hospital, the New York Daily News reported, citing court documents.
“The victims here are anxious now that process is going to be. The public deserves a speedy trial, and the surviving victims deserve to know when that process is going to be.”
Assistant-Procurator of the V. S. Amanda Houle
Saipov said the rulings in the courtroom were “not important” to him, because they are “not of Allah’s judgments,” according to the New York Times.
He had earlier pleaded not guilty through his lawyer to the latest indictment in the Oct. 31 truck attack in the vicinity of the World Trade Center.
Saipov is Halloween day of the attack was the deadliest in New York City since Sept. 11, 2001.
A public prosecutor said that the Ministry of Justice will decide about the end of the summer whether to seek the death penalty against Saipov, who lived in Paterson, N. J., for the attack.
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Defense lawyers have said that the government must accept a guilty plea and a sentence of life in prison without parole, to offer relatives and the public with closure.
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David Patton, a lawyer for Saipov, said that he will need extra time to legal challenges for the charges if the death is sought.
The AMERICAN Attorney General Jeff Sessions will ultimately decide whether to seek the death penalty for Saipov September, according to the Daily News.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Amy’s Place is a news editor and reporter for Fox News.