A man who admitted plotting to bomb New York City shuls has tried to kill himself in prison after guards tormented him because of his terror case, his lawyers said, FOX NEWS reports.
Ahmed Ferhani, who is halfway through a 10-year sentence in a rare state-level terror case, is in a medically induced coma after trying to hang himself in New York’s Attica prison, according to his lawyers.
“He was neither protected nor acknowledged” in prison, lawyer Lamis Deek said, calling Ferhani’s treatment “an outrage.”
The state Corrections Department would say only that Ferhani, 31, has been taken from Attica to an outside hospital and officials were investigating, though the agency wouldn’t say what was being investigated. Deek said a Buffalo hospital informed Ferhani’s family April 7 of what had happened, but details are unclear. Read more at FOX NEWS.