MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A federal judge in Miami will decide if key computer related evidence against a Kenyan man accused of supporting foreign terrorist organizations should be tossed.READ MORE: Students Told To 'Hold In Place' After Black Bear Sighting Near 2 Central Florida Schools
An attorney for Mohamed Said, 27, said authorities cannot prove that he was the person using certain computers during online chats with an undercover FBI employee. Said’s lawyer says prosecutors cannot conclusively show it was Said who participated in the chats.READ MORE: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Job Fair On Wednesday
Said has pleaded not guilty to eight charges of conspiracy and attempted terrorism material support to a Syrian terror group and Africa’s al-Shabaab organization. His trial is scheduled for early May.
Co-defendant Gufran Mohammed was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in July to a terrorism support conspiracy charge.MORE NEWS: DEA Issues Public Safety Alert On Sharp Increase in Fake Prescription Pills Laced With Fentanyl and Meth
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