Mohammed Zazi Requests Disclosure of FISA Evidence Used Against Him
Posted on Sun Oct 04, 2009 at 08:03:08 PM EST
Tags: Mohammed Zazi, Najibullah Zazi (all tags)
Mohammed Zazi, father of Najibullah Zazi, remains on bond in Colorado where he is charged with lying to federal agents about conversations he had with Iman Ahmad Wais Afzali of Queens, NY. (Complaint here.)
The grand jury in Colorado hasn't met yet, and until they do, Zazi is entitled to a preliminary hearing. It was set for October 9, but on September 21, the Government filed a notice that it intends to use information against Zazi that was obtained by FISA wiretaps and electronic and physical searches.
Zazi's federal public defender, Ed Harris, filed a motion Friday seeking disclosure of major categories of information. If the matters are sensitive to national security, he is requesting the Judge review them. He's also asking that the preliminary hearing set for Oct. 9 be transferred from the Magistrate Judge to the District Court Judge. [More...]
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