Lubbock terror trial now put off until January 2012 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock terror trial now put off until January 2012


The Lubbock trial of nationally known terror suspect Khalid Aldawsari, 21, has been delayed until Monday January 9th 2012.  Originally, the trial had been scheduled for April, then rescheduled for October. 

Both prosecutors and Aldawsari's defense attorney asked for a further delay on Monday.  The judge agreed ".. because the nature of the case, the quantity of evidence in this case, and ... the existence of novel questions of fact and law... "

Aldawsari was arrested in February, and accused of trying to build a chemical bomb in his central Lubbock apartment. Court records say his potential targets included nuclear power plants and the home of former President George W. Bush.  If convicted he faces any number of years in prison.

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