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Pakistani Detainee to Face Terror Charge, Lawyer Says

The lawyer for a Pakistani man who has been detained in Manhattan since March as a material witness said he expected his client to be indicted on charges of providing support to a terrorist conspiracy whose goal included obtaining chemical weapons. The Pakistani man, Uzair Paracha, 23, will probably be charged with assisting in the conspiracy by helping Al Qaeda operatives enter the United States through fraudulent means, his lawyer, Anthony L. Ricco, said in an interview. Mr. Ricco said that Mr. Paracha, who recently obtained a master’s degree in business in Pakistan, denied any wrongdoing or participating knowingly in any such conspiracy. Mr. Ricco intends to fight any charges, he said. Mr. Ricco described his client as intelligent but naïve, and suggested he might have been used by others. Full Story

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