30 Aug '16, 8am

JUST IN: 2 Bangladeshi nationals plead guilty in Singapore to financing terrorism

JUST IN: 2 Bangladeshi nationals plead guilty in Singapore to financing terrorism

SINGAPORE: The last two of six Bangladeshi nationals accused of plotting to finance terror attacks in their home country were sentenced to between 24 months and 30 months jail on Tuesday (Aug 30). The men, 34-year-old Zzaman Daulat and 30-year-old Mamun Leakot Ali pleaded guilty on Tuesday afternoon, after earlier denying charges brought against them under the new Terrorism (Suppression of Financing) Act (TSOFA). Zzaman was sentenced to 24 months, while Mamun was sentenced to 30 months behind bars. DUO PART OF GROUP OF 8 PLOTTING TO OVERTHROW GOVT They had been detained along with six other radicalised Bangladeshi nationals under the Internal Security Act in April for planning to topple their government back home. They previously denied the charges brought against them under the Act. The duo, clad in purple overalls with the word "detainee" printed on the back, were brough...

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