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Trial of Alleged Fourth JFK Bomb Plotter To Go Ahead in May, Despite Defendant’s Condition

The trial of Kareem Ibrahim, the fourth defendant to be charged with plotting to bomb fuel lines at JFK Airport, will proceed on May 2, despite Ibrahim’s weakened condition from self-inflicted starvation.

According to a Bloomberg report, “Ibrahim, rolled into court in a wheelchair [Friday], weighs 114 pounds and has been refusing water, insulin injections for diabetes, and his Ensure nutrition shakes, doctors told the judge by phone.” U.S. District Judge Dora Irizarry was quoted as saying in court that “[w]hen we get closest to trial is when he most persists with not eating. At some point, it’s malingering.”

JFK Bomb Plot Trial May Begin Even If Defendant Is Too Weak, Judge Says(Bloomberg)

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