Former Maryland teacher to face judge on terror accusations

Posted by Erica Jones - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - For the third time in five years, a judge will try to sentence a former Maryland school teacher convicted of providing support to a Pakistani terror group.

Ali Asad Chandia has been sentenced twice to 15 years in prison for helping a terrorist group leader ship 50,000 paintball pellets from the U.S. to Pakistan.

Both times, a federal appeals court tossed out the sentence, saying the punishment was too harsh for the crime.

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