Friday, 03 December 2021 06:59 GMT

AlQaeda inspired man convicted of plot to behead Cartoon Icon


(MENAFN) A man who authorities say fell under the influence of Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL, was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest.

Jurors found David Wright guilty of all charges, including conspiracy to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization and conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism transcending national boundaries.

The 28-year-old from Everett, Massachusetts, faces up to life in prison when he"s sentenced in December.

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