USA v. Abdulkader, Munir
West Chester, OH
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
[SDOH] Munir Abdulkader of West Chester, Ohio, pleaded guilty to a plot to kill officers and employees of the United States, providing material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Abdulkader was charged for his plot to kill an employee of a U.S. military installation and then attack a local police station, all in the Southern District of Ohio. Abdulkader pleaded guilty to the plot to attack U.S. government officers. Court filings reveal the plot was directed by deceased ISIL recruiter Junaid Hussain. Abdulkader was sentenced to 20 years in prison and lifetime supervised release for plotting to murder a military base employee and attack a Cincinnati area police station in the name of ISIL.