A terrorist who plots terror attacks in New York City deserves life in prison.
Mississauga man, 20, sentenced to 40 years in NYC terror plot
A young Canadian convicted of plotting terrorist attacks in New York City has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.
His lawyer says the sentence was handed down to 20-year-old Abdulrahman El Bahnasawy on Wednesday.
The stiff punishment comes despite defence arguments El Bahnasawy was entrapped.
Prosecutors had called for a life sentence.
They have said El Bahnasawy was living at home in a Toronto suburb when he began online correspondence with a high-level ISIS recruiter.
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