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Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Pakastani Man Who Videotaped Landmark Skyscrapers in the U.S. Sentenced to Six Months in Prison

SkyscraperKamran Akhtar, 36, from Pakistan, was arrested in July after the police found him videotaping the FBI headquarters in Charlotte.  When the police reviewed the tape in his camera, they found it full of other shots of skyscrapers and other American landmarks across the country.  He has been jailed since July, but after the government was unable to prove that he had any connection to terrorists, he was charged with five immigration offenses, including possessing false identification cards.  This week he was sentenced to six months impisonment on those charges, in effect time served, and will be deported shortly.  Story here.  [Mark Godsey]

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