Ohio man accused of plotting US attacks to be sentenced
January 21, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay.
Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) is scheduled to appear in federal court in Columbus on Monday.
Court documents unsealed last year show Mohamud pleaded guilty more than two years ago to terrorism charges.
Government prosecutors want a judge to impose a 23-year sentence. They say Mohamud tried to cover up dangerous terrorist activity.
Mohamud's attorney, Sam Shamansky, argues a length...