The US government succeeded in convicting a 11th suspect in what it calls the
“Virginia jihad network” when it found a third-grade teacher guilty of aiding
Twenty Nine year old Ali Chandia teaches an Islamic school in College Park,
Maryland and was convicted for providing material support to the terrorist
outfit and participating in a terrorist conspiracy.
Chandia was accused of traveling to Pakistan after the September 11, 2001
attacks to receive military training from the Lashkar. Upon his return in 2002,
he worked as a chauffeur to a top Lashkar official in the US, Mohammed Ajmal
Khan, and helped ship military training equipment to Pakistan.