They were planning a major terror attack at the compound. And yet all charges against three of the five defendants arrested in connection to the New Mexico jihadi compound where children were starved and murdered while training for school shootings have been dismissed on a technicality. The “10 day rule”: If discovery in the case isn’t in before the 10-day deadline, cases are dismissed.
JUDGE DISMISSES ALL CHARGES AGAINST 3 ‘EXTREMIST MUSLIM’ NEW MEXICO COMPOUND SUSPECTS
District Judge Emilio Chavez on Wednesday dismissed all of the charges against three of the five defendants arrested in connection to a New Mexico compound linked to “extremist Muslims” because authorities violated the state’s “10-day rule.”
The child abuse charges against Lucas Morton, Subhannah Wahhaj and Hujrah Wahhaj were dropped, while those against fellow defendants, Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and Jany Leveille, remain.
Siraj Ibn Wahhaj and Leveille were also charged Friday with abuse of a child resulting in the death of a child and conspiracy to commit abuse of a child,
Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said in a news release.