Sabri Benkahla

Charge Date: Thu Feb. 9, 2006
Charges:Making false statements, Obstruction of justice, Perjury
Outcome:Found guilty
Convictions:Making false statements, Obstruction of justice, Perjury
State:Virginia
Alleged Affiliation:Lashkar-e-Taiba
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Benkahla was connected to the "Virginia Jihad Network," a group of men who played paintball as a means to train for holy war under guidance of controversial imam Ali al-Timimi. Benkahla lied to authorities about training with militants in Pakistan and made other false statements. He was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison.

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