Father of Terror Suspect Zazi Indicted

Mohammed Zazi, 53, charged with lying to federal investigators
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 8, 2009 8:27 PM CDT
Najibullah Zazi is being held in a New York jail.   (New York City Police Department)
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(Newser) – The father of indicted terror suspect Najibullah Zazi was himself indicted today in Denver, on charges he made false statements to authorities about terrorism. Among the specific allegations: Mohammed Zazi, 53, lied to the FBI when asked if he’d contacted someone about his 24-year-old son’s troubles. The charges could land Mohammed Zazi an 8-year jail sentence.