NEW YORK – The Latest on a man accused of a pipe bomb in the New York city subway system: (all times are local):
A Bangladeshi immigrant accused of a pipe bomb in the New York city subway system, the court has published video of a room in the hospital to the face of terrorism and will continue to be held.
Akayed Ullah is accused of an explosive strapped to his body, severely injuring himself but no one else.
Ullah appeared briefly Wednesday before an AMERICAN judge via video, displayed on monitors in the courtroom. Two assistant public defenders stood next to his bed, but did not ask for bail.
Ullah nodded to acknowledge he understood when the judge read him his rights. He spoke but a few words, the recognition of a financial statement filled out on his account was “true and correct.”
Ullah not enter a plea because he has not been indicted. The judge gave the plaintiffs until Jan. 13 to obtain an indictment.
A Bangladeshi immigrant accused of a pipe bomb in the New York city subway system is displayed by a video of a room in the hospital for a federal magistrate judge face against terrorism.
Akayed Ullah is accused of an explosive strapped to his body on Monday.
On Wednesday, he was seen on video in a hospital bed, his head resting on a pillow, and his body, which up to his neck in the sheets. He suffered burns in the explosion, not seriously injure someone else.
Researchers say that Ullah has admitted that he wanted to cause carnage with his homemade pipe bomb to avenge the U.S. aggression in the direction of the Islamic State of the group.
Ullah could face life in prison if convicted on charges of providing material support to a terrorist group, the use of a weapon of mass destruction, and three bomb-related violations.
Ullah’s lawyer, did not return a message seeking comment. Ullah family members have said they’re shocked.
Bangladesh officials say the man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City’s subway system was influenced by the preaching and writings of a radical Islamic preacher, but had no known links to a local radical groups.
The suspect, identified as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrants, had asked his wife in Bangladesh to read the writings and listen to the sermons of Moulana Jasimuddin Rahmani, the currently imprisoned leader of a banned group named Ansarullah Bangla Team, said Monirul Islam, a top official of the department of counter-terrorism.
The group is linked to murders and attacks on secular scientists and atheist bloggers in Bangladesh. Rahmani is where time in jail for his involvement in the murders.
Ullah is charged with the federal crimes of terrorism. He is awaiting a court appearance. Three people suffered minor injuries.
A Bengali immigrants is expected to appear before a federal magistrate to face terrorism charges accusing him of an explosive strapped to his body in a New York City transportation hub.
Akayed Ullah remains in hospital with burns from a pipe bomb that did not fully detonate. The authorities determine whether his initial appearance Wednesday should take place by means of a closed circuit video from the hospital.
Investigators say the 27-year-old Ullah has admitted that he wanted to cause carnage with his homemade pipe bomb to avenge the U.S. aggression in the direction of the Islamic State of the group.
Ullah faces life in prison if convicted on charges of providing material support to a terrorist group, the use of a weapon of mass destruction, and three bomb-related counts. There was no response to a message left with his lawyer.