(Cincinnati.com) – A West Chester Township man who took direction from an Islamic State operative overseas and planned to kill police officers in an attack on a Cincinnati-area police station was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison.
At the hearing in federal court, Munir Abdulkader, 22, apologized for supporting terrorism and for the specific plots.
"I don't know how I let myself get to that extent," said Abdulkader, who graduated from Lakota East High School and spent two years at Xavier University. He spoke confidently, sounding more like a college student than a would-be terrorist.
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